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Hi I'm Melissa Jo Boud

I am from Southern California. I am your type-A science nerd and I love to learn. And I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love this earth and all that inhabits it! I am your type-A science nerd and love to explore, learn, jump, smile, and laugh. The ocean is my favorite place to be when I'm not a student at BYU Provo. There, I study environmental science. I love people and I love making sure they know that THEY are loved. I am an amateur adventurer and am pursuing a career in teaching high-school science.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in Jesus Christ. Through putting into practice the doctrines found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I am happy. So incredibly happy! Our Heavenly Father wants us to be happy, and I know that enduring happiness comes from obedience to His teachings. His teachings are found in the Book of Mormon and is Church, and it is these teachings to which I will continue to be faithful.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by choosing to be happy. I currently serve as a full-time missionary in New York, New York, and opportunities pop up all around me to live and share what I believe. I pray and study the scriptures daily, and share my testimony with as many as I can. I follow the teachings of Christ and the modern prophets by performing service to those in my community, being kind, and teaching the principles of the gospel to all who will hear.