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Hi I'm Madalyn

I'm from Texas. I'm a missionary and hope to someday be a nurse and work with the elderly. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from Texas. I love trying new things and meeting new people. I'm really into sports, nutrition, and art. I played Rugby and basketball in high school, and have recently picked up skateboarding. I love playing guitar, singing, and writing music. I also like to hunt, fish, and ride 4-wheelers. I attend BYU and am double majoring in dietetics and nursing. I really want to work with the elderly and take care of them someday. I leave for the South Salt Lake, Utah mission and am super excited to learn Spanish and serve the people there.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my whole life, but didn't have a firm testimony of the gospel until high school. That was really when I began searching and trying to understand who I was and what my purpose was. I read the Book of Mormon and I prayed about it. I felt the spirit bear witness to me that it was true and that the LDS church is Christ's church. The gospel makes me happy because I know who I am and that my Father in Heaven loves me.

How I live my faith

Because I moved around so much growing up, I feel like God has really been able to use me to help bless the lives of others. When I lived in Calgary, Canada, there was a really bad flood and I was able to volunteer and clean up people's homes and provide them with some comfort. A similar thing happened when I moved back to Texas and I was able to help with that flood. The church has given me a lot of opportunities to serve. I've helped with food drives to feed the hungry, I've made baby blankets for hospitals, and I've planned stake dances for the youth in my community. I love helping people and am so happy to be a part of Christ's church and share my talents and capacities with God's children.