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Hi I'm Clarissa Howard

I am a daughter, sister, aunt, student and friend. I love instrumental music and I play the banjo. I love my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raise in a very small town in Wyoming. My family was central to everything I did. I am the seventh of nine children. My father owns a logging company where all the children have helped out. I loved the work we did. I ran several pieces of equipment, performed sometimes random jobs and cheered my older brothers on in their work. This background of work led me to try various projects. I started a jean re-purposing company while in high school. I take worn out jeans and make them into something usable. I love the art of creating useful things. Currently I am attending Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I am majoring in Special Education. Education has always been very important to me. I have always loved to learn about the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by two wonderful parents. My father joined the church just over a year before he married my mother. He has lived the teachings of the church quietly. He serves those he is around in a selfless way. My mother was raised by parents who had been raised in the church. So, her faith ran deep. She is a wonderful example of someone who diligently searched the scriptures for answers to her questions. Being raised in this sort of environment I learned how to ask God for answers to my questions. I am a Mormon because I know that the things taught here are true. I have searched the scriptures and prayed for answers. I have received those answers and I know that our Heavenly Father is in charge of this church.

How I live my faith

Its the little things. People say that all the time. But I truly believe that it is the little things we do that make great things amazing. I live my faith by doing the little things. Sometimes I fail at this, but I do my best to try. The little things of my faith are things like saying my personal prayers, reading my scriptures, providing service, and smiling. Christ is my example. Those little things, that individually only take maybe 20 minutes, help me to become more like Christ.