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Hi I'm Mariah Burton

I was born in Texas and grew up in Utah. I am getting ready to serve my mission in Bentonville, Arkansas. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I am preparing to go on my mission to Bentonville, Arkansas and I am so excited about it. I've always wanted to serve a mission and now I will be able to go share the gospel with the people of Arkansas. I am the third oldest of a combined family with eight children. I have four sisters and three brothers. I was born in Texas then moved to Utah when I was six and have been here ever since. In college, I studied Business Management for two semesters and will return to it when I come home from my mission. Some other things about me are I love movies, the outdoors, the beach, and going on adventures with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a member of the church has brought great happiness in my life and has taught me a lot about Christ's teachings. I know that as I prayerfully read the Book of Mormon and Bible I am learning more and strengthening my testimony that it is true. I have grown up in the church and have learned to keep the commandments because they protect me and keep me close to my Heavenly Father. I am so grateful for the gospel in my life and I know that it has helped me discover who I am. I feel very blessed to be a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and I can't wait to go share my testimony on my mission and for the rest of my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by fulfilling my church calling which right now is being a teacher in the Nursery. It is so much fun spending time with these children and helping them learn. I also go out and visit with some of the other ladies in the ward with my teaching companion and we like to share a little message with them and offer help in any way. I love being able to go visit with all these amazing women, their spirits help strengthen my testimony. I also love going out and serving others. I try to find ways where I can help someone or just be a friend to them. I am also striving each day to develop Christlike attributes by reading my scriptures and learning from those around me.