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Hi I'm Shannon

I grew up in Utah. I work as a Registered Nurse. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 26-year-old single woman living in Utah. I attended college in Utah and graduated two years ago in nursing. Working as a nurse has been one of the most fulfilling parts of my life. I come from a large family of seven children. I also have two sisters-in-law, two beautiful nieces, and two handsome nephews. I Love them all so much! Family is very important to me and I spend as much time with them as I can. I love reading, cooking, scrapbooking, quilting, and traveling. I hope some day to be married for eternity in the temple and have a family of my own to nurture and teach.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I was raised in a home where the principles of the Gospel were continually taught and practiced. Over the years I have developed my own testimony of the truthfulness of the Gospel and its teachings. I know the Prophet Joseph Smith restored this true Church upon the earth and was the instrument through which the Book of Mormon was brought forth. I know the Book of Mormon is true. It truly testifies of Jesus Christ and gives me hope for the future. I know I have a Father in Heaven who loves me and wants me to return to Him one day. I know my Savior Jesus Christ atoned for my sins and that through His Atonement I can return to live with Him and my Heavenly Father again. I continue to follow His Gospel because I know that it is only through studying and applying the principles of the Gospel that we can have eternal life with our Heavenly Father and Savior and Brother Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through daily study of the Book of Mormon and the teachings of ancient and modern-day prophets. I pray each day and seek the guidance of the Holy Ghost in all I do. I attend my church meetings each week and attend the temple as often as I can. I make it a priority each day to serve or help someone in need.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Shannon
Mormon temples are special buildings dedicated to the Lord where worthy church members go to recieve sacred ordinaces and make covenants with God. We go to learn more about our Father in Heaven and our Savior Jesus Christ and to gain a greater understanding of our life's purpose. In the temple couples are married and sealed together as families so they might be together forever. The temple is also a place where we perform temple ordinances for our deceased ancestors so that they might have the opportunity to receive the full blessings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Shannon
In order to increase our faith in Jesus Christ, we must first have a desire to have faith in Him. Once that desire is planted in our hearts, we must study, practice, and work to increase our faith. We also increase our faith by praying to our Heavenly about our hopes, desires, and needs. As we act and put forth effort, the Lord will magnify our efforts to achieve our desired goals. Faith involves doing all we can to bring about the things we hope and pray for, and trusting that the Lord will reward our efforts and help us every step of the way. Our faith will be increased as we trust in God and desire to believe. Show more Show less