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Hi I'm Riley

I was born and raised in Utah. I love skiing and boating and many other outdoor activities. I love my family and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love traveling, these past years I had the chance to go on two humanitarian trips, to Cape Verde and Samoa. I love outdoor activities, specifically skiing and boating. I LOVE ice cream. In high school I swam and played water polo. I went to Utah State for one year, I just studied generals because I don't know what I want to study or do with my life. I am currently preparing to serve a mission in Guatemala.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that this gospel is true with all my heart. Heavenly father lives and loves me as well as all of his children. He cares about us and knows our troubles and opportunities. He will listen to us and answer our prayers. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for each of us. I have felt his love many times in my life and that is how I know that this is true.

How I live my faith

I know that this gospel is true and I strive to use it and live it in my everyday life.I have graduated from seminary and young women's and I have completed my Personal Progress booklet. I attended institute for one year while I was attending college. I am now preparing to serve a full-time mission in Guatemala.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book Of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It is a collection of writings from ancient prophets. We also believe in the bible. But the bible can be portrayed in many different ways. The Book of Mormon helps to draw a straight line to what we believe the Bible means. President Eyring once explained it in a easy way, if the bible was a circle on a piece of paper there could be many lines drawn from that one circle in infinite directions. The Book of Mormon is another circle, now if you were to draw a straight line from the bible circle and connect it to the Book of Mormon there is only one possible way to go. The Book of Mormon helps us to know exactly what to get from the bible. It is also one of God's ways of speaking to us. I heard a quote once saying, if you want to talk to God then pray but if you want God to talk to you then read the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Everything. You can see God's hand in everything. Just think for a second about the world around you. It's amazing. There is detail in every little thing, and every little thing has a way of working out perfectly. There's no way any of this world could be the way that it is without a God. Without someone in charge of everything. Someone in control. We can also see God's hand in our own lives. You might think that that is ridiculous because so many bad things have happened. But if you look back on something bad that happened to you, you might be able to see how it turned out to actually be a good thing or at least necessary for something else to have happened or worked out how it did. If not, it still can. Think about this, without bad we wouldn't know good. If nothing bad ever happened we would never recognize how great the good is. Heavenly Father is real. He is our God and he has a plan for us. We might not recognize that in every moment (especially hard times) but when we look back, it all worked out. Just look around you. There is evidence everywhere. Show more Show less