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Hi I'm Mikayla Lungu!

I'm a Washington girl serving the good people of southern Arizona, I like to laugh and I love Jesus! I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm from a small town on the northwestern coast of Washington state! I love the ocean, the rain, and playing outside! In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family, going on adventures and taking long drives to listen to good music. I don't really have much free time these days though because I'm serving in the Arizona Tempe mission for the next year and a half! I love being a missionary and sharing my testimony of the Savior everyday!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both converts to the church so at a young age I went to primary and was baptized but I never had a very firm testimony and as I grew up I really struggled with my faith. At times in my life I really questioned God's presence in my life and eventually I began to question his presence at all. I was 18 and lacking direction in my life and I remember feeling really discouraged and doubting that there was a purpose to being here or anything after this life and a thought came to me to try to read the Book of Mormon (something I'd never done before) and pray to know if it's true just like I knew the missionaries invited people to do. While I was reading I felt peace in my life and as I prayed to understand what I was reading and know if it was true, the Spirit testified to me of the reality of the book, the existence of a loving Heavenly Father and a Savior who came to earth and atoned for my sins so that I can be forgiven for all of my mistakes and return to live with them again. The atonement of Jesus Christ has given me a fresh start and I've gained a firm testimony that this is his true church and if we have faith in Him and are willing to change and follow His example He can work miracles in our lives. The gospel has brought so much joy and peace into my life now that I know who I am, where I came from and where I'll go after I die.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to follow the Saviors example! I try my hardest to be kind and fair to those around me and to love everyone as Jesus Christ would! I'm also serving as a full time missionary which means I get to share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ all day everyday! Being a missionary is hard work but nothing makes me happier than seeing how much joy the gospel brings into people's lives as they choose to accept it!