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Hi I'm Colleen Henrie

I grew up in Michigan. I am serving a mission for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to swim, read, and draw. Spending quality time with my family has always been my favorite thing to do; board games keep us all connected. Enjoying fresh air, and just the beautiful outdoors always brightens my mood. Working at the local ice-cream shop has always been enjoyable for me, as I get to interact with many different kinds of people and brighten their day.

Why I am a Mormon

I have never felt as happy and at peace as I do when the spirit is with me. When I focus my life on my Savior, Jesus Christ, I am the happiest I can be. I know that it is through Him that I can be eternally happy, and I am a Mormon because I like this feeling. Also because being a Mormon is my way of thanking Jesus Christ for the blessings He has given me.

How I live my faith

I am serving as a full time mission for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Striving to be the best missionary I can be, and show the Lord I am devoted to Him is possible as I serve all those around me. It can be as simple as making someone smile.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Colleen Henrie
The atonement is a gift from our Savior, Jesus Christ. This gift makes it possible for us to live again. To live with our Heavenly Father and our families forever. Through the atonement we don't have to live in our sins; rather, we can repent and be forgiven of them, never to remember them again. Christ had to sacrifice His life for us. In Him doing so, we are able to live again just like He does. He needed to be the ultimate sacrifice, pure and clean, without sin. He was the only one that fit those expectations. But in Him doing so, we are blessed beyond belief, and can truly lives happy, eternal lives. Show more Show less