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Hi I'm Lindsey Michelle

I'm a Mormon. I was born in Kentucky and love good music and good movies!

About Me

I have a degree in Geography with an emphasis in Travel & Tourism. I love traveling and seeing the world. I am musical and have been singing and playing the piano since I was a baby! My family members are some of my best friends and we have a great time hanging out and traveling together. I work as an office manager and try to take as many cool trips as I can. I have been to Europe a couple times, Mexico, Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii - as well as all over the continental United States. My family loves to see movies and we quote them regularly in our everyday conversation. My favorites are clean comedies!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who were already members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). I grew up having their positive influences around me all the time. I was baptized when I was eight years old and have continued to stay true to my faith since then. The gospel brings me happiness and joy beyond comprehension. When I was 19 and moved away to college, I struggled with my testimony for the first time. I had some doubts. It was then that I really worked to know if this church was true. I asked God to help me figure it out. I read the Bible and Book of Mormon daily and worked on trying the words. I felt a closeness to God and Jesus Christ and felt of their love for me. I realized that I did know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's true church, restored to earth through His prophet Joseph Smith. I know that the prophets are the Lord's mouthpiece on earth and they help us to become better people and to live righteously. I know the Book of Mormon and Bible are true books and we can come closer to God by reading them. The church makes me happy. I live it because I feel better. Even when great tragedy strikes my life, I know that it can be overcome by the Savior's atonement. When loved ones have passed away, I have felt a witness that I will see them again some day. I know that family relationships go on beyond the grave. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He came to earth to atone for my sins and to die for me and you. Through repentance, we can become clean. I know that this is true and that as I live my life in alignment with the Lord's teachings, I can be a better person and live with God and my family again. I know this is true. I have felt it and seen it in my own life. I have seen it in others' lives. I love to grow and be a part of this great work.

How I live my faith

I have been the president of an organization for women in my ward. I serve the women and help plan activities and goals to help with all of our development (physically, emotionally, socially, spiritually, etc). I get to visit several sisters each month and make sure they are doing well. I love to get groups together and learn about new people and faces. Living my faith means not backing down when my morals or ideas are challenged at work or in public - as well as in private. I am not perfect, but I work every day to come closer to God and stand up for what I believe in.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Lindsey Michelle
They hear what others have said, which is not true. We allow visitors to come to our church meetings. We have a book of scripture which other religions do not have, but we want everyone to read it. We work on helping others come into the church if they want, but are not pushy. Every person has their agency. Show more Show less

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Lindsey Michelle
They will talk about God, Jesus Christ, and the beliefs of the Mormons. They will tell you of family relationships lasting beyond the grave, and the Plan that God has for all of us, as His children. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Lindsey Michelle
Members of our church are happy to help serve each other. We can be asked to be in certain positions in the church for a period of time, most of which are temporary and usually last between one and five years. We use the money the church receives from tithing and donations to do humanitarian service, help the less fortunate, and build church buildings, etc, rather than pay someone to teach us. The doctrines of the church are simple and clear and we can all learn and teach them. Show more Show less