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Hi I'm Shandi Haynie

I am a college student. I'm a firm believer in having tacos every Sunday for dinner. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! My name is Shandi and I am the 9th of 12 children and I'm completely obsessed with my family! They are my best friends. I am a sophomore in college. I enjoy singing, reading, and playing at the beach. I love watching movies and have a habit of quoting movie lines more often than not.

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel makes me happier than I could ever imagine. I love having an eternal family, a ward family, and support from everyone around me, including my Father in Heaven. This gospel is the good news! It makes me more confident, it gives me a purpose, and most importantly it brings me peace. I have found true happiness in this gospel.

How I live my faith

I have had several opportunities for leadership in my church callings even though I'm still really young! As president of the women's youth group I got to work hand in hand with my leaders in planning activities for all of the young women and had a special responsibility to make sure that everyone felt welcome and invited. I also had the opportunity to be a Visiting Teaching Coordinator where I made assignments for all of the women in our ward to go and meet with other women once a month. Visiting Teaching is a great program that every member of the church can benefit from! It ensures that every woman always has at least two friends that she can count on completely. It is such a blessing. My current calling is as a Full-Time Missionary for the church in the Jacksonville Florida mission. I will serve for 18 months away from my family and friends to share the gospel and serve everyone I meet!