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Hi I'm Addie Rutter

I'm a student. I'm a teacher. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student majoring in English Education and Sociology. I love spending time with my family and friends. I love reading, painting, hiking, camping, and pretty much all things outdoors. I've been called to serve as a missionary in France.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a Mormon. Having that foundation from the beginning has helped me develop a love for this gospel, but that is not why I've stayed. I'm a Mormon because I love Jesus Christ. The Mormon church helps me focus my life on the Savior and gives me guidance as I strive to be more like Him. I'm a Mormon because I love my family more than anything else. This Gospel teaches that families can be together forever, and that death is not the end. I'm a Mormon because I make so many mistakes. As Mormons, we believe that Christ atoned for all of us. Meaning that even though I mess up every single day, I can repent and be forgiven. I can continue to grow and learn. I'm a Mormon because it makes me a better person. I was born a Mormon, but I've chosen to stay a Mormon because of the peace, love, and clarity it brings into my life

How I live my faith

Everyday I strive to be more like Jesus Christ by serving others. I'm a firm believer that everyone deserves to be treated with as much kindness as possible. In my congregation I have helped teach lessons, plan activities, and provide service. I try to live my faith everyday, not just on Sunday. Outside of church, I volunteer at several organizations. However, I don't think we have to be constantly volunteering to live our faith. Everyday we make small little choices that bring us closer to Christ. Living my faith is a work in progress. A big part of my faith comes from trying to be more kind, or more sincere, or more generous in the small moments of everyday.