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Hi I'm Shelby Orr

I'm from Oklahoma and am going to school to one day be a Physician Assistant. I love my family, the OKC Thunder and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently going to college at Brigham Young University and majoring in Athletic Training to later go onto PA School! I am currently serving a mission in Mesa, Arizona! I play basketball every chance I get, and am also on a flag football team. I am an avid fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder. No matter what state I may live in, my heart will always be in Oklahoma! There is no better place. Family is a huge part of my life, and I love spending time with them. I always strive to stay positive and go forth with a smile, no matter what trials may come my way.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but that does not mean I just accepted it because my family did. I went through personal trials in my own life, where I had to find out for myself if The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was really God's church on the earth today. Through my own scripture study and prayer I realized there is no other way back to my Heavenly Father than through the gospel of Jesus Christ, the gospel that is taught in the Mormon church. Everyday I am reminded of its truthfulness through the feelings I receive when I live its teachings. This is the only church that can seal me to my family for eternity. I'm happier, I'm more charitable, and I'm overall a better person because of this Church and the gospel it teaches. Most importantly, I am a Mormon because I know it is true. I don't just believe it, I know it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by my actions. I always try my best to be a disciple of Christ, and treat others with the respect they deserve. I love to make others smile, and will do whatever I can to let Christ work through me to help others. I'm far from perfect, but I always strive to do my best. I am serving a mission in Mesa, Arizona to teach the joy that I know comes only from the gospel of Jesus Christ.