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Hi I'm Mary

I'm a daughter of a loving Heavenly Father. I'm a wife to my dearest husband. I am a mother to be. I am a mormon.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mom, wife to the most amazing husband, and mother of our dearest son. In my free time I love to play Second Life, write and read books, take pictures, and work on home improvement ideas. As a child I grew up in Virginia, then moved to Tennessee at the age of 4, and then finally to California when I was 8 (and in California we stayed). Growing up, I had a bit of a hard life; being fearful in my own home, but I'm thankful for all my experiences because they have made me stronger and helped me become a better person. Heavenly Father only gives you what you can handle, though tear shattering and hard it can be. Now I live in California with my dearest husband with and dear son. I'm so thankful to my Heavenly Father for the many blessings he has blessed us with, the joy and peace the gospel brings, and the comfort that Heavenly Father loves me. He loves us no matter what we've done but wants us to reach our full potential as His children so we can be happy and be lifted up to Him in joy and peace. I am happy, and I am thankful to my Father in Heaven and Savior Jesus Christ. I bear testimony that He lives. I have felt of his Spirit, and I know he is there. I say this in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know that Jesus Christ's gospel will help me receive a "fullness of joy" in this life and in the eternities to come. I believe in the powerful atonement of Jesus Christ. I believe in the principles of the gospel and it's holy ordinances. I believe that by the power of the priesthood (which is real and in affect today) and gospel ordinances in the temple, my family can be sealed together in the eternities. I'm so thankful for my Savior and his gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith daily by doing my best to think of Jesus Christ at all times, by taking his name upon me, and by keeping his commandments. I live my faith daily with daily prayer, and family prayer and scripture study. I also live my faith by magnifying my calling as a wife and mother and as a Primary teacher. Out of the home, in church, I have a church calling as a Primary teacher for the 5-6 year olds (Primary is a class of teaching, activities, music and games for children and lasts for two hours of church). It's such a joy teaching them and seeing their sweet spirits each Sunday. I also have a special calling as a Visiting Teacher. As a Visiting Teacher, I visit, become good friends with, and help in their times of need, a sister or two that I am assigned to. Every sister gets a Visiting Teacher and is a Visiting Teacher herself as well. Through Visiting Teaching, every sister can be loved and cared for and through this I believe we are doing what the Lord says he wants us to be like, in Moses 7: 18 ( https://www.lds.org/scriptures/pgp/moses/7.18?lang=eng#17 ). I'm thankful for Visiting Teaching because it helps us to grow closer to one another and to use our divine nature for caring for others. By doing Visiting Teaching we come closer to Christ and I bear my testimony of this.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

Death isn't the end :) When we die we will go to a place of waiting until the day of our judgement where we will be assigned to a kingdom of glory. We all will also be resurrected, our spirit and body will be joined together, never to be separated again. In the highest kingdom, we will become like our Heavenly Father, live in his presence, receive a fullness of joy, and be sealed to our earthly family to be together forever. On earth, we need to be baptized by authorized priesthood holders, have our endowment done, and be married and sealed to our spouses (husband/wife) for all eternity. People who have crossed over from this life without having these ordinances done, will have the opportunity for these ordinances to be done for them. This is possible when people go to the temple and do their temple work for them on their behalf. To learn more, scroll to the top of the page and click "Chat" to speak with a mormon missionary, live online. They can answer any question you have :) You can also call them by phone if you like. http://www.mormon.org/chat Show more Show less