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Hi I'm Hannah

I'm a addict of world traveling, a soon to be missionary, a musician, and a wannabe nurse. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

First thing: I love adventures. Anything that I haven't done before is exciting to me. Maybe that's why I love to travel so much. I've been to four countries and various states. I also enjoy the outdoors. My family and I go camping, hiking, white water rafting, etc. every summer. My spare time is filled with reading, playing the flute, playing volleyball, watching superhero movies, and hanging out with family and friends. On top of all that, I enjoy cooking, acting, and singing. I am also preparing to become a pediatric oncology nurse. I speak Spanish, and I love to learn about the Spanish culture (I hope to study abroad in Spain soon!). My life is a little crazy, but I love it all the same.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member all of my life. But I am not a member because all of my family is. I've made the choice to continue to be a member, because I have a testimony of this gospel. I've read The Book of Mormon numerous times, and each time I pray to know that it is true, I always receive the answer that it is. A big part of my testimony is that families can be together forever. I love my family so much, I can't bear the idea of being without them. I have the knowledge of the promise of eternal families. This world is changing rapidly, and many people feel lost or scared in it. My religion is a foundation that has not moved. I don't feel lost, but I feel secure knowing that I have a Heavenly Father that knows and loves me, and a Redeemer waiting to pick me up when I fall. I know with all of my being that Jesus Christ is my Savior. This gospel is centered around him, and pushes me to become like him--I am a better person because of it. This gospel has brought me nothing but happiness and joy in my life.

How I live my faith

Right now, I am preparing to serve a full-time mission for next year. This will be an 18 month long calling, and I cannot wait! I will have to leave everything behind, but it makes me very excited to serve The Lord. I currently don't have any callings in my branch now. I just became a young adult, so I have transitioned into a branch especially for single people ages 18-30. But, I have had callings in the past which included being a group president over girls that were 12-13, a secretary to a president, and a counselor to a president. I also participate in any activities that are available to me. Each year, we have a church wide day of service, where members can participate in service projects around their community. Last year, I helped clean a local highway, while this year, I will be painting fences. I've also helped in putting on church community Halloween parties. I also love to preform musical arrangements during church, or afterwards for community programs.

What is being a Mormon like?

Hannah
I honestly love being Mormon. It is not as restricting as people may believe--I feel more free living the gospel. To keep my testimony strong, and to continue developing my faith, I have personal prayer and scripture study each day. I also attend a young single adult branch on Sundays, from 1-4. I also like to attend a class called Institute, where we study the scriptures. On Mondays, I go to Family Home Evening with other young adults, where we have a lesson and a activity planned. Family is a big part of my life--I try every day to improve my relationship with my family through service and spending time with them. I also love to give service to those around me; it helps me feel closer to my Savior. When I am lucky enough, I attend the temple, which is where I feel closest to my Heavenly Father. I do all of this because it brings me joy and peace in a world that is sometimes scary and dark. I am not forced to do all of these things--it is my choice, and I love that it is. Nothing makes me happier than living the gospel. Show more Show less