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Hi I'm McKayla de Haan

I am from South Jordan, Utah. I love service. I am preparing to serve a mission in Irvine, California. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years of age. I have been called to serve as a full-time missionary in the California Irvine Mission, speaking Spanish. I love ceramics. I love studying psychology. I love to hear people's stories. I am from a big family which I love with all my heart.

Why I am a Mormon

I did not used to go to church; my family grew up pretty inactive. I got baptized at 8 and then didn't go back fully until I was 14. When we started going back I honestly didn't like it very much. I then had a change of heart when I started going to seminary school in 9th grade. I decided I wanted to know for myself if all this was actually true. I had a long road to go that carried me all throughout high school and continues to this day. I had many awesome friends that helped me with my faith and helped me come to know of the truthfulness of the Gospel. I had my doubts, I still do sometimes, but the feeling of peace and happiness that comes from me trying to be a better disciple of Christ is something I never want to lose. I am a Mormon because I know Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know that His true Church was restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me more than I can comprehend. Sometimes being a Mormon is not easy, but the best things in life are never free. I wouldn't change my life one bit, and I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for everyone. I love this Gospel. I love the comfort that I feel when I live by its principle. I love knowing that I can be forgiven of my sins and failures. I love knowing I am never alone in anything I do. I'm a Mormon. I live it. I love it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving those around me. I believe service is one of the most important factors of being a good Christian and a good person. I have served as a youth council member for the stake as well as other callings in the past. I have been on many service expeditions around the world. I am now currently serving as a missionary for the church.