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Hi I'm Melodie

Im the oldest of 8 children. I love each member of my family with all my heart and soul. I love laughing with them. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I just graduated high school. I am taking a break before I go to college to go on an LDS (mormon) mission. I love to play volleyball. Art was always one of my favorite things to do in school, besides debate in various classes. When I go to college I plan to study to be a photographer. I love the way that nature creates such beautiful scenes, and I want to be able to capture that. I am the oldest in my large family, and I love all of them so much. Being a part of my family has brought me so much joy. Each person brings something different, and the family would simply not be complete without one of them. I cannot possibly imagine not having any one of them in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, meaning I have been a mormon my whole life. Sometimes people may hear this and think that I had been forced into it. However, this is most definately not the case. I am a mormon because there is no way I could ever have made it to this point in my life without knowing the things that I have learned through the teachings of this church. I've come to know that I am never alone, and that I am always loved. There was a period in my life when I felt that nobody cared about me. I went through a lot of hard times, both inside and outside of the church, that in any other case would have shaken if not devastated my faith. However, it was because of my faith that I learned how to lean on the Lord rather than on people. As I did that, I also found people in my life worth leaning on. I found that He is always there, and would never leave me. When I turned 18, some of my friends in high school asked if I would stop being a mormon. My answer to that, is that I will never stop. Mormonism is not a religion, it's a lifestyle, and it is who I am. I know that this church teaches truth. I know that I have a Savior who loves me and will never abandon me. I know all of it to be true, and nobody can take that away from me. I say this in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I serve in my church currently in what i feel to be a very important role: teaching children. Each and every time I see those kids my dad is brightened. There is no possible way to not be happy when you see the happy and smiling faces of little children. I enjoy seeing them grow and become their own person.