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Hi I'm Addy

I grew up in Utah, and I'm one of eight children in a mixed family. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I have always enjoyed music and feel a special connection to it. For me, music can be a very spiritual experiece. I graduated high school last year, I just finished my first year of college, and I will soon be a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I come from an LDS family, however our trials have been diverse, including the sudden loss of my father when I was ten years old, and the very recent loss of my step brother to suicide. I miss them both deeply.

Why I am a Mormon

As mentioned previously, I lost my father at the age of ten. My dad had been a faithful member of this church, had participated and contributed many hours and many talents. When he passed away I watched as mother used the teachings of this church and the docterine of eternal families and her personal relationship with Jesus Christ as a crutch. I am grateful for this as it has become a pattern for my life. When I am faced with life's difficulties and am not strong enough to face them alone I know how to turn to God my Heavenly Father,and my Savior Jesus Christ and that I can rely on them to sustain me in difficult times. I have a personal testimony of the healing and cleansing powers of Christ's Atonment, when he suffered for the sins of all man kind so that we may be clean before God. I have been cleaned. I still remember my transgressions but the guilt of those mistakes has been erased through my Savior. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and restored priesthood keys to this earth, including the sealing keys which bind families together on earth and in heaven. This allows me to see and be with my father again.

How I live my faith

I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have held many callings including beehive (12-13-year-old girls), Mia-Made (14-15-year-old girls), and laurels (16-17 year old girls) president. Theses callings included planning and organizing weekly activities and seeking the Spirit's guidance in how to make each of the young women feel welcomed and loved in our group. I was also a seminary council member which required me to work with a committee of other teens and an advisor to plan activities to get the students at my high school seminary involved and interested in their learning.