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Hi I'm Abby

I grew up in Utah. I served a mission in the California Carlsbad Mission. I LOVE Disney! I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Utah. I love to figure skate, play the piano, and ski. I am 19 years old and am studying to become an elementary school teacher. Teaching is my life! I decided to put that on hold and teach the glorious message of the gospel of my Savior, Jesus Christ. I have been called to serve an LDS mission in the California Carlsbad Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love my Savior and want to be like Him. I was fortunate to have been born into a family who taught of the love Christ has for me and for everybody. But it was through my own studies and prayers that I truly gained a testimony of Him. My Savior knows who I am and He loves me. Each of us. Personally. He perfectly knows our limitations and would never give us anything we couldn't handle without His help. I strive each and every day to do my best to make Him proud. The way I feel when I pray, attend my church meetings, and visit the temple help me know of my eternal purpose here on Earth. It helps me to see Christ's constant and loving guidance in my life, if I will only listen and obey.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by sharing with others my testimony and belief in Jesus Christ. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and want to share the message of truth with anyone who will hear! It makes me so happy! The best way I have learned to spread the light of Christ is by living in a way that lifts up the people around you. I try my best every day to be an example to those around me of God's love for His children.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

We believe the purpose of our life here on Earth is to return home to our Father in Heaven. We come to this Earth to receive a physical body and learn how to choose right from wrong. In Moses 1:39, Moses declares that God's work and his glory is to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man. God wants for each of us to be happy, to choose to follow His son, Jesus Christ, and return home to Him after death. In this life, we make and keep sacred covenants (promises) with our Heavenly Father that help us keep an eternal perspective. We are given this life to prove our worthiness and devotion to God and that we are willing to obey Him, no matter what. Show more Show less