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Hi I'm Cami

I live in Oregon, I love music, reading and hiking!

About Me

I love playing the piano, singing and doing musical theater. I also love hiking and being outdoors, like camping, fishing, going to the beach. Some of my favorite hobbies are reading and writing, I love bookstores, and being able to make my own stories! I'm in high school and I love it, because I love the friendships it has brought me and the extracurriculars I have the opportunity to participate in, like an a capella group and drama department!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the joy our religion brings! I love the message of peace, comfort and love that comes from all coming together and trying to be more like Jesus Christ. I love reading the Book of Mormon, because every time I do I feel closer to God. I also love the community of support and friendship our church has, especially with the youth. I can't imagine high school without the other kids in my school who are there to support me and support my standards.

How I live my faith

I love the youth group the church has. I get to interact with so many other people my age who also love our religion as much as I do. I love it because we can strengthen each other and our friendships. I also lead the music in our Sunday meeting, and participate in the leadership group of the girls 12-18, and play the piano for the congregation's choir. I participate in a choir that is Mormon high school age youth, and I love it because it is another opportunity for me to strengthen my testimony.

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

The apostles are the servants of Jesus Christ and are the leaders of His church. Without them, we would not be able to receive further direction from the Lord, and they testify of Christ and that He lived, and was the Son of God. In the Bible, it also says that the church is built upon the foundation of apostles and prophets (Ephesians 2:19-20). I love hearing them speak in general conference, their guidance has helped me live a better life and come closer to Christ. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another testament, or witness, of Jesus Christ, His life on the earth, and His teachings. It's a collection of writings by prophets, and named after one named Moroni. It starts with the prophet Lehi and his family, and how they left Jerusalem, and came to the Americas. It is also one of the greatest blessings of my life, it brings peace and joy and starting my day by reading it is the best thing I could do. Show more Show less