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Hi I'm Diane Carol Z.

I have researched every church out there. Today I am Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother, a grandmother and a Sister in the Gospel of Jesus Christ who loves life, family, and learning every day. I love people and can honestly say that I have never met a person I did not like. Oh, we may not connect due to interests or circumstances, but I harbour no ill will towards any person that I know. That is what the gospel has taught me. I am a mother not only to my own children but to anyone who comes my way. I take pleasure in feeding company in my home and serving others wherever they have needs. I strive to help those less fortunate than I and have a great desire to make the world a better place. I honor my committments and covenants and am an upstanding citizen in my community and my country. I love to laugh and bring joy to the lives of those around me. I have been very blessed with talents, abilities, health and happiness, and I give my Heavenly Father the glory for everything, not only for all that I see but for all that I don't see.

Why I am a Mormon

From the moment that I researched about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I knew that this was where I belonged. I felt I found God's true church family where I would be safe and able to grow and learn truths by having all my questions answered. Since my joining through baptism almost 25 years ago, I have become confident, happy, at peace with God, man and myself. I feel that my membership has made me a more loving person who is equiped to handle whatever life's challenges that may come my way. With the knowledge I have acquired, I was able to handle the deaths in my family with a peaceful grace and a hope of a wonderful reunion that comes from understanding the eternal plan of our loving Heavenly Father. Everyone needs to feel loved and accepted and this is where I feel I have been able to receive all that my heart had so longed for. I continue to learn and grow each day as I am molded into the person that Heavenly Father wants me to be. I strive for perfection to be like my Saviour Jesus Christ and although I fall short of His grace each day, through Him I am able to repent and keep going with yet another step closer to that goal. I especially love knowing that my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me and are always with me. Also, my church family is always there for me with whatever help I may need, no matter what.

How I live my faith

I strive to be the very best example of the Gospel by learning about our Saviour Jesus Christ and following his teachings. I am an active member of His church where, at present, I serve as a youth leader in a group called Activity Day Girls, who are between the ages of 8 and 12 years old. We have a booklet entitled "Faith In God for Girls" that include activities in the areas of service, learning the gospel, crafts, talents, sports, and how to be a well-rounded Citizen in our community and country. I also serve in the Visiting Teacher Program of the Relief Society, the Women's Organization in the church, where I and my sister companion visit four sisters in our Ward, or area, each month and help them with their spiritual, physical and emotional well-being. I have two Visiting Teachers who come to my home to help me in these same areas. I am a Family History Consultant for the Genealogical program and love to search out my family history. I love to assist in other church events such as talent evenings, socials, and I love to be a substitute in the callings of other members where I can have the opportunity to teach or serve.

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Diane Carol Z.
You can learn more about the Church by contacting the Missionaries for your area, or calling me, the Bishop or any other member that you may know, or even by attending a Chapel in your area. You can also reseach our websites. Please avoid reading any anti-mormon literature as it bears negative and untruthful information about us. Show more Show less

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

Diane Carol Z.
Those who have not yet heard of the gospel of Jesus Christ will go into what we call the "Spirit Prison" where they may learn about and choose to accept or reject Christ. Those who have accepted Christ will be admitted into what we call the "Spirit Paradise" where there is a great work to be done before the blessed event of "The Second Coming of Jesus Christ" to the earth. Show more Show less

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Diane Carol Z.
Man does not choose who will be the next prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. God the Father chooses and reveals it through His Holy Spirit to the minds of His chosen leaders. He has promised that He would never allow anyone to lead His Church unrighteously. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending a Mormon Church and a Mormon Temple?

Diane Carol Z.
Church is a meeting house where we go to every Sunday to worship and learn with our Ward (or area) family. Temple is where we go to perform ordinances firstly for ourselves, and then by proxy for our kindred dead who have not yet had an opportunity to hear and either accept or reject the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Those ordinances include Baptism, Confirmation, Endowments, Sealings to Spouses and Sealings to Families. Show more Show less