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Hi I'm Giulia

I'm from Italy, lived for few years in Australia and now looking forward to start my new life in the States and I am a Mormon

About Me

If I have to describe myself in just few words I would use FOOD, NATURE and SMILING. Let's start with FOOD.. I love food and eating healthy food especially, but I have studied as pastry chef and sometimes I find myself eating some good homemade treats! I will soon start university and of course I have chosen to study something related to food, and that's is Food Science. To be clear, it's more experiment with food, nothing like cooking school. Nature.. well, I love and appreciate the beautiful panoramas that nature offers us, especially the ones with water. But with nature I just don't mean the panoramas, but animals, too. I just love so much being outside, doing some exercise, walking or swimming and, most important, enjoying the moment. We arrive now to the last word.. SMILING. I love smiling and, along with that, I love laughing. I'm and happy person, but what makes me feeling happy is when I make someone else smiling. I love simple things and that helps me to smile always. Don't get me wrong, I do have my "no" moments, but I'm really positive and I believe that as much as life can get hard, there's always something positive in every single moment, even the most horrible one. In other words from before.. Live, Love, Laugh.

Why I am a Mormon

I decide to be a member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter days saints in Australia. My second day in Sydney I met the missionaries. I still remember what day was!! They were so friendly (as the most of the missionaries), so we start speaking. I wasn't so enthusiastic when they invite me at church for Sacrament meeting, but something brings me to text them the day after we met. I wanted to learn more. I knew that there was something different. Peace, love and kindness These are the closest word to describe my first sacrament meeting. I have never felt like that inside a church before, and I couldn't realise what made those people different, but I just want to keep feeling and living these things. So I started to have lessons with missionaries and after 1 month I got baptized. It was the best day ever! The best choice I've ever made! Heavenly Father has given me a lot of blessings and I'm so grateful for that. I love being a member, and I love what God has given me. I can say that I am happy to be part of the gospel. It gives me an hope that I have never had before.

How I live my faith

Being the only member in your family is not easy, and I think whoever is a pioneer in his/her family, he/she has a lot of courage and a really strong testimony. When I was "born" in the church, I was living by myself in a different country, and this made me being able to adjust my lifestyle. During my time in Sydney I was really involved in multi stake/stake and ward activities and extra activities with YSA, too; at the end they were and still are my family. But when I decided to come back to Italy, I have seen and I can testify that all the activities and how I was involved in the Church there just strengthen my faith and my testimony, and if I was once ashamed of what other people would say to me about my believes, now I can say that I am proud of who I am and that I could set an example in my family in how the gospel changes you just in a better way. Something that I love from being a Mormon is that is an every day thing and you never stop learning. I try to be and do the best every single day, focusing in just one thing at time. Something that I found really helpful and uplifting is watching videos on Mormon channel or reading quotes, that most of the times they said something that I need to hear and they are my motivation.