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Hi I'm Marcia

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have lived in all of the western states and currently reside in Oregon.

About Me

I am married and have 2 kids. I work at a cardiology clinic as a medical assistant. I am a black belt in karate and spend several hours each week training. When I want to relax, I love to read. I currently teach Sunday school for the 14-18 year olds. I enjoy studying the scriptures and learning from the teenagers while I teach them.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom joined the church when I was 5 years old. Even though I have been a member most of my life, I think we all have to go through the conversion process. There was a time when I was inactive for several years and it took a crisis in my life for me to realize I needed to change. I prayed to the Lord for the first time in years and I literally felt his arms around me. I realized then that no matter how I had been living, the Lord loved me unconditionally. After that experience I prayed to have a stronger testimony of the church. I received a witness from the Holy Ghost that I could not deny. I knew that this church was true. From that day, I have not been perfect, but I do strive to keep the commandments. I can testify that by living the gospel of Jesus Christ you will be truly happy.

How I live my faith

I do not hide my beliefs no matter where I go. At work, everyone knows that I am a member of the church and I am very open with any questions they want to ask me. I love to work with the youth of the church. I am currently the Sunday School teacher for the 14-18 year olds. I love the energy and excitement the youth have towards learning from the scriptures. I feel like they teach me as much as I teach them. We also have a wonderful program at church called "visiting teaching". The adult ladies at church are each assigned a partner and several ladies to visit each month. I love visiting these ladies and being there to help them with anything they need. The ladies I visit have become some of my dearest friends. I know the prophet was inspired when he created this program for the ladies in the church.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Marcia
No, we believe in helping the community and our friends. We also help our neighbors, co-workers, and any body in need of help. Show more Show less