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Hi I'm Nicole Lovell

I'm from Provo, I'm a college student attending BYU, and I've been called to serve a mission in Houston Texas. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sing, and I play the violin. I think there is nothing better than a good book, and I love kids. I'm currently going to college to become an elementary school teacher. I've been called to serve a mission to Houston Texas, and am thrilled to be able to go.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of this church since I was born. I was baptized when I was 8 years old, and attended primary every week. I have been very privileged to be able to have this church in my life. Not too long after I was baptized, my parents went through a very troubled divorce, and resulted in my family being divided by about 2000 miles. Because of this challenge, life was getting very interesting, and brought new difficulties each day. It didn't help that some of the issues brought with the divorce were still coming around, even years after it had been finalized. A lot of people would feel like God had turned his back on them in the tough moments like that, but I was able to be drawn closer through some of these incidents. I learned that even on the toughest days, God is there, and that he can get us through our darkest times. When I was about 12 I decided to make the decision to read my scriptures every night. Even though sometimes it wouldn't be more than one or two verses, I was able to draw strength from doing what I know is to be true. I have a testimony of the living prophets, who lead our church with the strength of God, and I have a testimony in the power of prayer. I know that no matter what troubles come our way, that our Heavenly Father can be with us every step of the way.

How I live my faith

I've been able to serve within the church in a lot of ways. One of the most fun, but most challenging places I've served, is doing the music time for the primary children. While this was a hard calling, I was able to learn a lot about myself and the children. Probably my favorite part of that calling was whenever I would go and sing with the nursery children. I've also served as a visiting teaching coordinator, where you help report when the sisters have visited the women they are assigned to see each month. That was a very strengthening experience, because not only did I get to reach out to the women I would visit each month, but I would reach out to the girls who reported to me. I could make sure that their needs were being met, and that they knew they had a friend in the ward if they were struggling. I enjoyed being able to reach out to those women.