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Hi I'm D. Schmidt

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Chinese-American. I have a German last name, because I married to a German-American. I was an university professor. I use to teach mathematics, probability and statistics. I have been studied actuarial science since 2004. I am currently looking for a job in actuarial field. I want to be an actuary.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because I belive in God. God restored the gospel in the earth bring me the peace and happiness. The gospel is our Heavenly Father's plan of happiness. The central doctrine of the gospel is the Atonement of Jesus Christ. The Prophet Joseph Smith said, "The first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion for the remission of sins; fourth, Laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost" (Articles of Faith 1:4).

How I live my faith

I am serving in the Washington D. C. temple on second and fourth Saturdays each month as a temple ordinance worker. I live my faith by learning and living the gospel, attending church sacrament meetings, holding home family evening activity weekly. I had many other callings in the church, such as primary teacher, young woman advisor, liberian and visiting teacher. It is my great pleasure to serve in the Washington D. C. temple as a temple ordinance worker. Temples are literally houses of the Lord. They are holy places of worship where individuals make sacred covenants with God. Because making covenants with God is such a solemn responsibility, individuals cannot enter the temple to receive their endowments or be sealed in marriage for eternity until they have fully prepared themselves and been members of the Church for at least a year. Throughout history, the Lord has commanded His people to build temples. The Church is working to build temples all over the world to make temple blessings more available for a greater number of Heavenly Father's children. Temples are places of learning. Their principal purpose is to provide ordinances necessary for the children of God to enable them to return to dwell with Him. Temple ordinances lead to the greatest blessings available through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Everything in the Church—the meetings and activities, the missionary efforts, the lessons taught and the hymns—all lead to the work done in holy temples. One ordinance received in the temple is called the endowment. The word endowment means “gift,” and the temple endowment truly is a gift from God. The ordinance consists of a series of instructions and includes covenants to live righteously and follow the requirements of the gospel. The endowment focuses on the Savior, His role in Heavenly Father's plan, and the personal commitment of each member to follow Him.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

D. Schmidt
Only faithful members of Mormon church are allowed into temples. Temples are literally houses of the Lord. They are holy places of worship where individuals make sacred covenants with God. Because making covenants with God is such a solemn responsibility, individuals cannot enter the temple to receive their endowments or be sealed in marriage for eternity until they have fully prepared themselves and been members of the Church for at least a year. Throughout history, the Lord has commanded His people to build temples. The Church is working to build temples all over the world to make temple blessings more available for a greater number of Heavenly Father's children. Show more Show less