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Hi I'm Angelika Driscoll

I am a Northern California local. I grew up without the gospel until age sixteen. Ever since then life has been full of greatness.

About Me

I am living the life of a young and free spirited eighteen year old "adult". I just so happen to be finishing up my second semester and Brigham Young University, studying exercise science and biology so I can one day use that knowledge to become a physical therapist. I have always been into sports, outdoors and helping others achieve their goals. In high school I played sports year around with no break up until my junior year, when I felt a prompting to not try-out for the high school basketball team because I thought that I would find something better. It turns out that’s when I found the church. I have grown in a lot of aspects of life since then, now finding myself two states over from California to Utah I am continuing the journey of finding the plan Heavenly Father has in store for me.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to live and keep the commandments of God ever since I was sixteen. I never knew how much joy the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints could bring into someone's life until I brought into mine. Before I was a member I tried my hardest to become happy and confident in my decisions and mistakes made throughout my life. Once I took the lessons and progressed in knowledge of the Book of Mormon I knew and had a brighter future ahead of me as I continue to to live a clean and pure life. I saw the world as a negative place, with no escape to anything good, but that was a light that shines from many in the LDS church that was contagious and wanted. I saw my mom’s newly found delight in life and wanted to see what it was all about. She was asked to give a talk in sacrament the first sunday back. So as a stubborn teenager I refused to attend, but that did not stop my father from forcing us kids to go and support her even if he wasn’t going to go himself. So we a went, listen and felt. I don’t even remember the words she said, but I remember the feeling that each of us got while listing that meeting. That did it for me. I felt loved and accepted. Something that I didn’t feel in a long time. I know that Heavenly Father watches over and love all of his children. Everyone will find that love when the time is right, you just have to keep your eyes open.

How I live my faith

Ever since I have accepted and tried my hardest to fulfill my callings I have been motivated to move outside my comfort zone. In my current student ward, I have a duty to dedicate myself to the calling that I have been given as a Sunday school teacher, in second hour. In this class I teach my fellow student ward members, many who have served missions or will soon be leaving on one. I have learned so much about the gospel and the doctrine we teach just from teaching this class. My class has put in so many wonderful comments and stories, it would be hard not to. This has helped me continue my strength in faith because I had quite a bit of self doubt as a got this calling, but as I faithfully pray for guidance and the spirit in my life it only becomes easier. I also try my hardest to follow the promptings of the spirit because in those cases I tend to see the Lord’s hand in my life, making it easier to strive to “Come unto Christ and be perfected in him” (Moroni 10:32).