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Hi I'm Skye Hope

About Me

I grew up in a family of five in Park City, Utah. I am the middle of three children, with an older brother and a younger sister. My family has been a part of the Church of Jesus Christ since Joseph Smith's time. I feel very blessed to have been born into Christ's Church here on Earth. I graduated from high school in 2006, after which I moved to Salt Lake City. Eventually I moved to Washington and I currently attend a university up here where I am studying art. I love to read and lay in the sun. I love walks, traveling, spending time with my family, and attending the Institute of Religion where I learn more about the Gospel and Church history. I also love living in a place where there are so many opportunities to share the gospel. I love the missionary experiences here!

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was born in the Church, I definitely went through my own period of questioning and searching for the truth. I visited many churches and learned about various beliefs and doctrines. I also began to study Christian history and I dug into the scriptures more intensely. As I learned more and more, I realized that my depth of knowledge and faith could only go so far without the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Book of Mormon. Every question I formulated had an answer found in, and pointed directly to, the Church. I finally knew exactly where I needed to be, where God wanted me to be. Since then, being a member of Christ's church has meant more to me than anything in this world. It is only through the saving ordinances in the Gospel that one can return to Heavenly Father. It is only through Jesus Christ that these things can be done. I am eternally grateful for my Savior and my Father in Heaven. They have always been there for me, even when I failed to see it. My hope is that I can be of continual service to my Lord and Redeemer, and share the things with which I have been so greatly blessed with the rest of the world.

How I live my faith

I always look forward to the Sabbath day when I get to rest from the rest of my life and do nothing but spiritually uplifting things. I attend Church where we listen to talks giving from other members for the first hour, and then I attend my other meetings for the next two hours. Many of my friends are surprised that I attend three hours of Church every week. But I love it. I learn so many enriching things that help me live my life and be strong. I also fulfill my calling in the Church as a visiting teacher, which is something every woman member is called to do. Basically, I have a list of girls I visit and teach each month, and we learn from each other and support each other. I also strive to fulfill whatever calling I hold in the Church. Because I love my faith and the joy it brings, I want others to have what I have been blessed with. I also live my faith by obeying the commandments of the Lord in my everyday life. Of course, I am human and I make many mistakes, but I always can get back on track through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Skye Hope
The ONLY person who has ever chosen a true prophet of God is God Himself. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Skye Hope
Just like the Bible, the Book of Mormon is a compilation of written words from ancient prophets. The prophets in the Book of Mormon are the ones who lived in the ancient Americas, just as the Bible is the words of prophets who lived in the Old World. Because God loves all His children, He called prophets in the Americas to teach His message and keep His gospel pure. Throughout the history of the Bible, we see that any time there are not prophets, Christ's doctrine becomes diluted, misinterpreted, and corrupt. This is one reason why the Lord needed a prophet in the Americas to testify of Him. The records which are now the Book of Mormon were handed down through the prophets until God commanded that they be hid up in a hill. God preserved the plates for hundreds of years during the apostasy until he raised yet again another prophet (Joseph Smith) to translate them. Show more Show less