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Hi I'm Michelle

Born and raised in Utah. I hope to travel and see the world. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I've completed my BS degree in Geography with an emphasis in Human-Environment and a minor in Sociology. I love the world. I love to see different pieces that come together to make something unique and beautiful. I also love people! They teach me more than I could ever learn about myself. One of my favorite hobbies is listening to other people's stories, especially people that I meet for the first time. I always thought I was living a boring, mundane life compared to the rest of the world, until my brother and I traveled to England visiting my older sister and her husband. We were on a train ride when a woman who was sitting next to us asked about our accents and wanted to know where we were from. When I told her "Utah," I said it in somewhat of a monotone voice. She gasped and said, "Oh, what a beautiful part of the world!" and continued to asked questions about it. I'd never realized that where I'm from could also be considered exciting and wonderful. Even though I want to travel the world and experience new things, I've learned to appreciate how truly magnificent Utah is, and how unique the Northern Rockies are all the way to the Southern Red Rocks. I want to see the world. But I hope I get to stay in Utah with my husband and raise my children in this beautiful part of the world.

Why I am a Mormon

Keeping the knowledge I have about the gospel to myself would be the most selfish thing I could ever do in this life. The joy of being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is outstanding, and truthfully a little overwhelming at times, in the best way. It has made me who I am today, and I cannot deny the truthfulness of this church. I cannot deny that Thomas S. Monson really is called of God. And I know Heavenly Father loves all of His children. It gives me faith. It gives me hope. It gives me peace. I know this church is true. I wish I could explain the feelings when being sealed to my husband for all eternity in the temple, worthy and clean. The knowledge I have that families can be together forever is the best gift of all. That's why we're here. I want to shout it from the rooftops in hopes that someone could feel even a fraction of the joy I get from the knowledge I have. I want everyone to know that there is someone watching over them who loves them. Who has a plan for them. I want everyone to know that they don't have to suffer, because someone else has already done that for them. D&C 19:16 - "For behold, I, God, have suffered these things for all, that they might not suffer if they would repent;" If you have even the tiniest bit of a doubt, pray to know if it's true. Just once. I promise you'll receive an answer. It will be in His way and in His timing, but you'll get that answer. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

My husband and I teach the ADORABLE 4 year old's in primary! I love how much I can learn from little children, especially when teaching them about the gospel. They understand so quickly about the teachings in the LDS church, and most importantly they understand how and why we do the things we do. I used to work at Timpanogos Cave National Monument. I gave hundreds of tours to people all over the world. On many occasions I had people asking me if I was LDS, or a "mormon." It was surprising seeing as the only communication we'd had was about the cave. Every time this happened I would ask how they knew. The answer was most always about my happy and kind demeanor. In the LDS church, we aren't represented with a symbol that we wear, instead we represent our church through our actions. How we behave and treat others should be what reflects us and what our beliefs/values are.