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Hi I'm Michelle Ann

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in and out of Utah.

About Me

I enjoy cooking, hiking, and keeping in touch with family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Many of my ancestors joined the Church around 150 years ago, and my family has been in the Church ever since. I am grateful to my ancestors for accepting the gospel message. Their decisions have blessed my life immensely! I know for myself that living the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings true happiness. The greatest joys in my life have come from following the Savior's example and making time to serve others. I have learned that if I put Him first in my life, I gain greater faith and strength to meet the challenges that I face. One of my greatest desires in life is share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others so that they can find true happiness as well.

How I live my faith

I teach a sunday school class and try my best to serve wherever I am needed.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Michelle Ann
We don’t know what challenges lie ahead (death of a loved one, natural disasters, loss of employment, etc.), but if we are prepared spiritually, emotionally, intellectually, and temporally, we will be better prepared to deal with these challenges and we will be in a better position help others who are in need. Here is a great quote from Marion G. Romney on the subject: “Without self-reliance one cannot exercise these innate desires to serve. How can we give if there is nothing there? Food for the hungry cannot come from empty shelves. Money to assist the needy cannot come from an empty purse. Support and understanding cannot come from the emotionally starved. Teaching cannot come from the unlearned. And most important of all, spiritual guidance cannot come from the spiritually weak” (“The Celestial Nature of Self-Reliance,” Ensign, Mar 2009, 61–65). Show more Show less