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Hi I'm Summer Telford

I grew up in California. I'm a cellist. I'm a Laffy Taffy comedian. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from Lincoln, California, and I am a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; serving in the Santa Rosa, California mission. Yes, I was called to the mission next to my home. Which has strengthened my testimony that the Lords work is the same wherever you go. I am the third of seven children, and I have three adopted siblings that I absolutely adore. Family is one of the most important things to me and I love knowing that through the gospel of Jesus Christ, my family can be together forever. That is one of the main reasons why I decided to serve a mission. I want to bring people the happiness and comfort of knowing that our families can be eternal.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but I have been converting my whole life. I was taught to pray at a young age, and as I got older I started asking questions in my prayers. My Heavenly Father always answered those questions. The answers never came immediately but as I strengthened my faith by continual scripture study, church attendance, and prayer, I received the confirmation that this gospel is true. It is simple and perfect. My testimony and conversion to the gospel grow stronger and stronger as I act on the things I know to be true. I know my savior lives and that He died for me. I know that Joseph Smith saw God the Father and Jesus Christ, and through him Christ's teachings and gospel were restored. I know that as we live His gospel and keep His commandments, we can live with our Father in Heaven again and have eternal joy there.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always striving to improve. I am nowhere near perfect and I constantly have things I can change or do better to become the person the Lord created me to be. In the scriptures we read that if we come unto Christ, He will show us our weaknesses so that they can become strengths. I have a strong testimony of this and rely on my Savior as I pray for His help in improving upon myself everyday. Ether 12:27