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Hi I'm Serafina

I was born in California, grew up in Oregon. I'm a level 6 violinist, and a certified Foot Zone Therapist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was only 2 when I left California and moved to Oregon. I'm a true Oregonion because it rains almost all the time and I love it! We have a big yard where my older siblings and I would go on adventures and make movies all dressed up in costumes with sword and shield, battling orcs, goblins and all sorts of bad guys! When I was 5, I stared taking karate with my best friend, who is still my best friend, it was lots of fun! If I wrapped my childhood into to one word it would be "adventurous"! When I was 13 I played Adriana in Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" and Viola in "Twelfth Night" at 14. I am also very artistic, I've been drawing my entire life. I've drawn a comic series of my siblings mission life, and I make all the birthday cards and other special cards. As much as I love all these things the thing I am most passionate now about is music. I love listening to it, dancing to it, playing it, singing it, and even writing it! When I was about 8 my mum and sister helped me write a song for my BFF, at 12 I started writing more songs by myself but didn't start sharing them till I was 16. When I was 11 I started learning the violin which brought me to love classical music! I've played in a pit orchestra for "Shrek the Musical" and "Fiddler on the Roof", and participated in several performances, played at weddings, and even had my own solo recital. I am also very interested in natural health and nutrition. I'm a certified Foot Zone Therapist and a doTerra Wellness Advocate.

Why I am a Mormon

Well put simply, I'm Mormon because I believe it's true. I don't have a big powerful conversion story, I just read and studied the Book of Mormon, attended church, and lived His gospel, and slowly "line upon line, precept upon precept" through the promptings of the Holy Ghost I came to know that the church is true. And I testify that I know this church is true, I know the Book of Mormon is true, I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God as well as our current prophet Thomas S. Monson. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and suffered and died for us and then lived again. and through Christ's atonement we can be forgiven of our sins and live again, just as He did, and we can return to Heavenly Father and be with our families forever. All we need do is to take Christ's invitation to follow Him.

How I live my faith

I served as a Beehive, and Mia Maid president, and a laurel first councilor. By the time I graduated Young Women I had earned two YW Medallions and two Honor Bees. I participated in mutual, sang in the ward choir, and completed 4 years of seminary, and now attend institute. I taught the youngest primary class for a year before I started to prepare to serve a mission.