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Hi I'm Shannon Aurora Gibson

I'm currently on a mission in Oklahoma. I love Photography, music, architecture, and designing crafts. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love to ride horse on my spare time. I love designing crafts, Photography is my strong point, I love photography. My life has started out in Alaska where my dad served in the Air Force. We than moved to Idaho where I lived the rest of my life until I decided to go on a mission. I'm currently on my mission in Oklahoma. Going on a mission has been a wonderful experience for me. I have learned a lot about myself and how God works in our lives. He has really helped me understand myself and the love for my family. I have three siblings, two brothers and a sister. I am the oldest. I have experienced many different things before my mission. I have been a construction worker, I helped at a chemical plant and than at a Dealership as a Detailer! All of these jobs has strengthened my testimony in God. I'm not a perfect person! But I try to be like God! My journey has had a lot struggles but I try to keep my mind set on helping those around me find peace and love for God. I'm young but I want to be the best I can with the resources around me. You can make hardship turn into learning experiences.

Why I am a Mormon

Being Mormon has honestly helped my life! I don't know how I would have survived without the great people of the church and the love that God has showed me. I have tried to see what other churches were like and I wasn't able to find one that really helped me understand the Gospel that God has restored on the earth today. I love going to church and knowing that I'm doing the right thing. I have a testimony that I know that this church is true, I know that God has put us on the earth to learn and grow! He loves us so much that He has sent a modern day prophet to lead and guide us! God loves us so much! I just cant even tell you how much He loves us! Its a never ending love! I know that the Atonement of Jesus Christ is real and how greatly it has lightened my life!!! Its just so amazing the love and how much He cares for each and every one of us. This Gospel is such a great blessing in my life and in the life of those around me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by helping those around me feel loved and accepted. I was not always accepted when I was young, I don't want that to happen to those around me. I want to show as much love towards those around me like God loves them. I wont be perfect, but I want to try to be like God! My mom has been my role model of how to help those around her, she is always helping those who need help. I want to be like my mother. I didn't really have the opportunity to participate in church organizations. I wasn't a leader in my church. But I loved going to he youth activities every Wednesday night! And go to the church dances my church put the third Saturday every month. I loved going and being with friends.

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Shannon Aurora Gibson
I know that the best way to find your answer for this question is read the book of mormon and talk to Missionaries! Church members are also there for you to ask questions! Show more Show less