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Hi I'm Shanni

I worked in a Romanian orphanage and children's hospital. I'm preparing to serve a mission in Rome, Italy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently I am serving a full-time mission in Rome, Italy. Before my mission, I worked full-time in a customer support call center. I love service and traveling; I hope to one day travel around the world for service opportunities. My spare time is spent with family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has changed my life for the better. When I was not an active member of the church I made mistakes that left me feeling very empty and hollow. Starting the repentance process with my Bishop took away those negative, heavy feelings and I felt whole finally. The weight of my past decisions was lifted from my shoulders and I was able to recognize my self-worth again. I know that my Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, lives and loves me. Through His Atonement I was able to repent and find true happiness again. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and is aware of me. He knows me better than I know myself and His daily reminders of that are a sweet blessing in my life. Being a member of this church is not always easy, but it is always worth it.

How I live my faith

When I was 18 years old I had the opportunity to teach the five and six year old children in my ward. I'm sure they ended up teaching me more than I taught them! Their sweet and simple testimonies touched my heart. Then I was able to serve the women in my Young Singles Adult ward and I loved getting to know them all! I'm so grateful that I was able to learn from others and their experiences, testimonies, etc. Now, I am serving the amazing people in Italy and I could not be happier! I live my faith by serving others like Christ served when He was on the earth.