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Hi I'm Sydney

I'm a California beach girl preparing to go live in the mountains. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Sydney. I was born in Texas but have lived in California for most of my life. I'm preparing to go serve a mission in Colorado. Before I started preparing for my mission, I went to Utah Valley University where I studied creative writing as I hope to become an author when I grow up! I love to read and write, and when I return home, it is my wish to continue down that path.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have felt things in this church that I have never felt any where else. Revelation rarely comes to us in dazzling bursts of emotions. More often than not, it comes to us in whispers and silent acknowledgments of truth. But if you take the time to reflect on those small moments, you will realize that, together, they have formed that huge dazzling firework of emotion that you have been searching for. I have reflected on the small moments and seen the fireworks they have made for me. I have felt the spirit and I cannot deny it. It has revealed itself to me and now I want to go share my knowledge with the people that desire it but don't know where to look to find it. I am a Mormon because I have seen my fireworks.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith simply by loving others. I have had many callings throughout my membership in the church. One of my favorite callings was when I was a Leader in Training when I was 17. This entailed helping plan a Girls Camp for all of the young women in our stake. It was a lot of hard work and early mornings, but I loved to see it all come together. Most of all, I loved to see all the young women having fun with what all of the LITs had created. That calling really helped me to see everyone how Christ sees them- with unfailing and everlasting love.