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Hi I'm Sydney

I grew up mostly in Arizona. I am excited to be serving a mission in Brazil. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have grown up in the church but I have seen my testimony grow so much from when I was baptized at eight. I love fashion and photography and going out to explore the beautiful earth God has given us and hope to someday go all around the world with my camera. Family and friends are so important to me and help me to see the little joys and little miracles in life. I love getting involved in service activities and helping those who are in need. I have a special needs brother who can be a struggle but mostly a blessing in my family and always keeps things interesting with his outgoing and talkative personality. I would like to someday have a job in the medical field, maybe as a pediatric nurse or something where I can help people in underdeveloped countries. I am very excited for the opportunity I have to be serving a mission in Brazil and look forward to sharing the Gospel I love.

Why I am a Mormon

The Gospel of Christ has brought so much joy to my life. I feel my life has more of a purpose when I am focused on the teachings of the church and learning and growing. I have such a strong testimony of prayer and that our Heavenly Father really does listen and answer our prayers. Life isn't easy, but I know Christ will be by my side through every trial I go through and I can receive comfort and guidance through the Holy Ghost. The gospel has brought peace to my life when things are anything but peaceful and it has helped me find clarity. Having the gospel in my life has brought me so much happiness and I hope to be able to share that with others.

How I live my faith

Especially as a youth I was very involved in planning and helping out with so many church activities. I loved the opportunities I had to help plan girls camp and other activities specifically for the youth. Planning activities that are fun and that can bring people together in faith really is a great thing to be a part of and it helped my testimony grow being able to see how things can come together so smoothly when we focus our sights and goals around Christ. Teaching lessons and giving talks in church always make me nervous but I can really see every time how the Lord blesses me for doing my best and sharing my testimony. I really enjoy helping out in the primary with my Mom's calling and getting to teach the little kids. They have such special spirits and seem so close to our Heavenly Father. I have learned that our lives can have much more light in them when we bring the gospel into every aspect of our lives. When we are constantly striving to follow Christ's example we can be blessed and find more joy and peace.