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Hi I'm Hadley Snow

I grew up in Orem Utah. I am currently starting a Bachelor's of Nursing degree. I will be serving an LDS mission to Idaho, Boise.

About Me

I graduated from an early college high school where I received my Associate's degree upon graduation, then continued on to begin a degree in nursing. I love hiking, drawing, and playing the guitar and piano. I work as a Certified Nursing Assistant and I absolutely love working with residents and patients.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up learning about the gospel. I was baptized when I was 8 and I always believed that the Church was true. However, the big defining moment in my testimony now came when I was about twelve. I had been having a hard time with certain things in my life and had some big questions that I was having a hard time answering. I prayed and prayed and studied the scriptures, but I just felt at a loss. Finally, I was at the brink of giving up, but in my Sunday school class that week we had a lesson about the Book of Mormon. Our teacher promised us that if we would pray, both to know if the Church was true and that God loved us, she promised we would receive an answer. So I decided to give it a try. I went home that night and knelt down by my bed and just asked if Heavenly Father was aware of my struggle and cared and loved me. Immediately I received an overwhelming feeling of love and peace. My questions weren't answered immediately right then, but I knew the Lord was there and that He loved me, and it would all be okay. I have had many experiences since then to reinforce and build my testimony. I know that the Lord loves us completely and perfectly. I know that He is aware of our needs and our circumstances. Everything that we go through will be for our good so long as we turn to the Lord and trust in Him, even if it does not seem like it in the moment. I know that the Savior suffered for our sins, and He understands perfectly what we are going through and knows how best to help us. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and that he translated the Book of Mormon. I know the Book of Mormon is true, and that it was sent by a loving Heavenly Father to help guide us through these latter days. I love this gospel and I love the Savior, and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I teach four and five year old children in my ward. Being able to teach them about the gospel and the love of the Savior is the best part of my week. I help the kids understand how much Heavenly Father and Jesus love them, and that they are a child of God. I get to help them learn how to choose the right by teaching them the basic doctrine of the Church. They have taught me so much and made me a much better person through teaching them. I am also a young single adult representative. I help plan activities and keep in contact with all the young single adults in my ward. I try to make sure that they all know that they are loved and feel welcome and comfortable coming to church and ward activities by just being a friend and loving and encouraging them and inviting them to activities.

What is faith?

Hadley Snow
Faith is believing in things that are true, but you cannot see for yourself. Take, for example, a musician. When they first start out, they can barely play a single note at a time. Yet they plan for a day that they will be able to play beautiful, advanced pieces. They practice and believe that it is possible, even though they have not seen for themselves that they are able to play the complex music. Eventually, with many years of time and practice, they can and do reach that level of experience. But it has to start with hope and belief. This is a lot like faith. When we have faith in God, we act on that faith. We do not just believe He is there, and then do nothing about it. We trust Him and His plan for us, and act on our belief in Him. Just as a piano player must practice to become capable of playing complex pieces, we must exercise our faith in God and practice our beliefs. As we do so, our faith will grow and progress within us and become stronger. Show more Show less