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Hi I'm Isobel

I grew up in the rural Midwest. I'm a drummer and an avid reader. I worked in a Mongolian orphanage. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town of barely 500 people in Missouri. There I lived with my Mom, Dad, and my 7 siblings. I graduated High School at 16 and began attending Brigham Young University-Idaho when I was 17. There I am studying for my Bachelor's in Sociology and I plan to receive my Master's degree in Social Work down the road. People are my passion, in every way. I love studying them and I love getting to know them. Spending time with my family and friends is my favorite thing to do, and in school researching and understanding people and society brings me a level of fulfillment I never knew before. I also love playing music, both on the drums and on the piano, although I'm not very good at either. I love the small things in life. Laughing with my family, playing in thunderstorms, reading a good book. There are so many good things about life and I've made it my goal to discover as many of them as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason why I'm a member of the church has evolved over time. I started out as a member purely because my whole family is Mormon, but as I've grown older, I've discovered much more personal reasons for being a member. One reason is love and fellowship. No matter where I go, I will find people whom I can trust and rely on, safe places to worship and live. Although those are important, even more important, and the reason I continually return to church, is because of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on my behalf. I discovered as a young teenager the amazing cleansing power of Christ's death for me. No matter the mistakes I've made in my life, I know that I can always come back because of the love my Savior has for me and the light that has come into my life because of it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by participating in church services and lessons, teaching women in my ward, and fulfilling those responsibilities that I have been asked to. Most recently I was placed in charge of conducting music in a particular church meeting every week. I also live my faith by doing personal things at home and with my family. I pray and I read the scriptures, the Book of Mormon and the Bible, personally and with my family. I love to learn more about the apostles and prophets of the past and about the Lord Jesus Christ through these things.