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Hi I'm Gina

I'm a student at BYU who spends way too much time crafting and wishing I had Michael Bublé to sing to me daily. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I am a student at BYU majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Teaching English as a Second Language. I am loving being a student and enjoying all the perks of being a college student; living with amazing friends, taking fun classes, staying up late for no good reason, stressing about classes and having a blast all at the same time. When I feel like procrastinating homework I can usually be found on "Pinterest" looking for the next cute way to decorate my apartment - I absolutely love decorating for the holidays and crafting. I also love to run, do Jillian Michael Yoga videos, watch Psych and Modern Family, host parties and eat good food. I also love to dance. This "about me" would be incomplete if I did not mention my amazing, crazy awesome family. I am 8 of 9 so that means I have 8 amazing best friends and two loving parents who somehow stayed semi-sane through all of us. I'm so thankful for them!

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because it is the one thing in life that I know will always be true and that constantly makes me feel at peace. There is such a difference in my life when I am reading the scriptures and doing what is right compared to when I slack off and get lazy. The spirit has let me know that this church is true through feelings of peace and simple happiness. I am so thankful that I was blessed to be born into a family where the gospel was taught and embraced. Everything about this gospel is so true. Every book: The New and Old Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price all support each other and make it seem even more real. The truths that they give and the insights they give into Christ's life are amazing and give me such a great example of what I should be doing with my time. The living prophets are also such a rock in my testimony. I love that the Lord is aware that ancient text is not enough for us and that we need the priesthood to lead the direction of the church. I am so thankful for the lives they led to make it so they could be worthy to be in those positions because they make a great impact for so many decisions.

How I live my faith

I believe that being an example is the best way for me to show my faith. Through my example I hope that people can see how fun and happy life can be when the gospel is at the center. I know that I am no where near perfect but I try and I hope that at the end of my life I will be able to look back and know that somehow my life brought at least one person closer to Christ.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Thomas S. Monson is the current prophet and he is one amazing man! His love for the gospel and all the children of God is very evident when he speaks and through the way he lives. I am so thankful for his work and lifelong dedication to the church. Show more Show less