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Hi I'm Hermana Greenberg

I want to be a linguist and experience everything. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love learning. I think that I probably change what career I want at least twice a year. To become an Astronaut, Pilot, Veterinarian, Percussionist, Biologist, Marine life Ecologist, or Linguist- that would be way cool. I received my Associates in Science during high school, and that was a lot of work. Just because it is worth it, doesn't mean it will be easy. I believe that we can become like Christ with his help, so I think that's what made me love those career options; he created this beautiful planet, and I can learn about it, or experience it, or communicate with anyone on this planet by learning their language. Even Algebra is way cool because it is a puzzle. I want to live in a way that I wont miss anything, by eating healthy so I stay healthy, studying the gospel so I can be spiritually healthy and listen to the spirit for guidance, etc. That's what Moses 39:9 means to me about joy, by living the way Christ would, I stay independent and happy. I joke about how I would go to college forever, and learn everything. Challenge accepted.

Why I am a Mormon

I had the privilege to be taught by missionaries before the state took me into foster care when I was little. Since then, I have been abused, moved around, been through hard things that made me cry myself to sleep sometimes, and had to learn to be tough. But before that, those missionaries asked me to pray about whether Heavenly Father was real. I tried it one day when I was trying to zip my boots that were too small. I think I broke the zipper because they never zipped, but one day I was going to be in trouble if I didn't zip them, and I was literally panicking. That was when I felt that I should try what the missionaries had said, and ask Heavenly Father to help me. They told me that whatever matters to me matters to him because of how much he loves me. If he were any other God, I could expect that helping me zip my boots would be too insignificant to him, but he listened to my prayer and my boots zipped so easily that I sat amazed. My heart wondered whether he was real, or whether it were coincidence, and then I was overcome with the inability to consider that it were coincidence, as if his excited voice whispered to me, "Yes! I am here!" I am so glad that all of the times that I told myself that I was alone in the world, he has never given up on me.

How I live my faith

I love to talk to my friends about what I learn at church. Right now, I get to be a missionary! Fantastic! It is such a blessing to have the opportunity to serve and teach people because I get to see how much God loves his children and I get to learn a bunch too!

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Hermana Greenberg
It is all about becoming like Jesus Christ. I think that one of the best things that you can do to maintain respect from others, and self confidence, and to feel free from awkward situations is to be modest. Have you ever said something hurtful or embarrassing and just wished that you had thought before you spoke? Maybe I am weird, but I think that all of the time, like if only I could be more classy. I love the quote from the movie, "Meet the Mormons" where he says, "I am not perfect, but I am perfect in trying." I think that it is fun to be creative in finding clothing that expresses that I have standards, and use language that is uplifting. That's the kind of woman I want to be, and teach my future children to be. Modesty also means gratitude to me, like how you can eat modestly and it keeps you skinny, like you are grateful, so you don't need more, and you can train your body to respect that you have had enough. I think that is so important. Show more Show less