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Hi I'm Kamri

I'm a college student. I'm a ballerina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a sophomore in college where I major in Interdisciplinary Studies, have a Concentration in Dance, and have two minors: one in Business Management, and the other in Communication Management. In my spare time, I volunteer on my local Distinguished Young Woman Committee (previously known as "Junior Miss"). I became a member of the committee after my involvement with the Distinguished Young Woman program in high school. I love spending my time helping girls to become the best versions of themselves by working with them as an image consultant, and assisting them with their communication and behavioral skills. After I graduate from college, I would love to either become a professional image consultant, or open my own dance studio.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were both converts into the Church, and so I was born into the Church. Growing up, I've developed my testimony by remaining active in the Church. The Church has played a fundamental role in my life by giving me the knowledge and resources to become my best self. Now that I'm older, regular Church attendance has evolved into a choice I've made, rather than something my parents have encouraged me to do. Some consider my religion to be outdated or restrictive, but I couldn't disagree more. Choosing to follow a set of healthy life goals keeps me happy, safe, and able to progress. It's such a comfort to follow a consistent way of life in an ever changing world. By using my free agency to follow the standards and teachings of the LDS church, I couldn't feel more free or blessed. Because of the Church, I am not only able to distinguish between right and wrong, but also good, better, and best. Because of the Church, I can develop my talents to become a more well-rounded person. Because of the Church, I have the opportunity to serve others and improve the world around me.

How I live my faith

I feel that one of the best ways to effectively share my faith is to be an example of my beliefs. By consciously striving to cultivate my beliefs into my day-to-day life, I not only observe a significant increase in my overall happiness, but I also find out that my capacity to serve those around me is so much greater. Living my beliefs has been a wonderful opportunity for me to invite others to come unto Christ. As a member of my Church, I've held several callings, or volunteer positions. My favorite calling has been a teacher in the Relief Society organization for the women of the Church. This March, I'll be leaving to serve an 18-month mission for the Church. I'm so excited for this opportunity to magnify my calling as an example of Christ, and to further be enabled to serve Heavenly Father's children.

What is faith?

Kamri
When I'm having trouble understanding a certain concept or meaning of a word, it helps me to define it by another single word. In this instance, I would say "faith" is similar to "trust." Other appropriate words include "action", "work", and "confidence". In my day-to-day life, faith is the knowledge that Heavenly Father loves me and has a plan for me. Knowledge of His perfect love for me enables me with a desire to keep His commandments and move forward, even though I don't yet know the end result. I trust in His promise to ultimately lead me to where I'll be most happy. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Kamri
Living in an imperfect world with imperfect people, it's hard for us to form a grasp for true nature of God. Sometimes, I think we often put earthly limitations on a perfected, eternal Father. But He's called "Heavenly Father" for a reason. He is perfect in His wisdom, His power, and His love. God is love. All that He does derives out of His love for us. If He is a perfect Being, wouldn't it stand to reason that His love for us is perfect? His love for us is love in its highest form. It's so unconditional and strong that we often underestimate it and have a hard time understanding it. Through my own personal experiences, I've come to realize that the Lord is in every detail of our individual lives, and 9 times out of 10, we're scarcely aware of it. Because He is our Creator, He loves and knows us better than we know ourselves. Great are the things He has in store for us. Show more Show less