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Hi I'm Samara Petersen

I am a missionary serving in the Alpine-German speaking mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently, I am a missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Alpine-German Speaking mission. Before I left for my mission I was a college student, majoring in Genetics and Biotechnology. I enjoy learning about science and how it is advancing our society. I love being active, I like to run and play soccer and tennis. I also love being outdoors where I can run, hike, and find adventure. I also like to travel and experience different cultures, food, and sights. Additionally, I enjoy listening to music and I enjoy going to concerts and music festivals.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the way to find happiness on this earth and will bring me back to my Heavenly Father in heaven. I have had personal experiences that have helped me to understand that the gospel of Christ brings true happiness and peace into the struggles of life. I also have a very strong testimony of the atonement of Jesus Christ. The atonement is the most wonderful gift that Christ has given us because it allows us to be forgiven for all our sins and push through our trials. Knowing this helps me to endure the trials of the world. I am so thankful for Jesus Christ and his atonement and his gospel that constantly brings me happiness and peace in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a teacher and listener. In my church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I have taught the women of my church the teachings of the Prophets and the gospel. I have also taught the children of my church the teachings and stories of Jesus Christ. Currently, I am a missionary teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ in the Alpine-German Speaking area. I also enjoy being taught by other members of the church and listening to their testimonies helps to strengthen mine.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Samara Petersen
We can increase our faith in Jesus Christ by following God's commandments. God has given us commandments to keep our minds and bodies safe and to bring us closer to his presence. As we uphold the commandments, God will bless us with peace and we will be more willing to listen to His guidance. We can also increase our faith in Jesus Christ by relying on his atonement. As we turn to Christ for guidance in our trials and as a foundation for our hardships, we will see his hand in our lives. Christ will bless us with peace and will help us overcome all of our trials. As we rely on Christ and see his hand in our lives our faith in him will grow. Show more Show less