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Hi I'm Cindy Jane

I am a mother, wife, sister, daughter, aunt, cousin, friend, convert. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay-at-home mother and college student. I come from a broken home and was raised by my mother and step-father. I did not become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints until I was 25 years old. I had a very hard life growing up with many family issues and financial issues but my mother taught me to always be a good person and kind to others and that is what I strive for tell this day. I was a single mother of two children from separate fathers before I met my husband. I made some very poor choices growing up. I found out through the Gospel that Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father loves each and everyone of his children, no matter race, gender, nationality, etc. I was able to be forgiven of these sins and made clean like a new born baby by the Atonement of Jesus Christ, who paid for all our sins. I am truly thankful for that. I am a wife, mother, sister, cousin, and friend. I'm just like everyone else. I have my bad days and I have my good days. But now I have an opportunity of the blessings of the Living Gospel. I have never had as much hope as I do now for my future and my eternal happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

Almost one year ago I was searching for the Lord and a religion that I could raise my children in. My husband at the time was an inactive member. He told me that he would go to no other Church but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had a very strong testimony that Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the only true church of Jesus Christ here upon the earth. He became inactive as he experienced a divorce and he began to have to share his children. This discussion happened on and off for about a year and that is when I started my search on religion. This is when I started investigating the Church. Along with my husband we had the missionaries come over and talk to us and teach us particularly me about the Gospel. It didn't take long for me to grow in faith with the promptings of the Holy Ghost and prayers to know indeed that this Church was true. Although I had committed serious sins in my pasts I was able to be baptized and my sins washed away. I can not begin to tell you the freedom and hope being baptized gave to me. I have been a Mormon for almost a year and my day soon approaches of my temple marriage and being sealed to my family. I look forward to this day with much excitement knowing that I can have my family forever, if I am righteous and endure to the end. I look forward every day to learning more and more of the Living Gospel.I am now a member because I know that Joseph Smith is a true Prophet of God and that he was directed by the Living Christ and Heavenly Father to restore His Church here one earth, that we could have the fullness of the Gospel and proper authority again like the Church in past times. The Church is the only true Church on earth today. I have received my testimony through prayer and the promptings of the Holy Ghost. It is amazing feeling to know that life doesn't stop on earth and that we will have the ability to continue our life's with our family's in the millennium and in the Kingdoms of Heaven.  

How I live my faith

I live my Faith everyday in my heart and in my actions. Everyday is a different challenge and being able to receive the blessings of living the Gospel has lightened my heart, the trials are still there but I have the support of others and most importantly our Savior Jesus Christ. I just received a new calling in the Church. I help to organize events for the adult women in our Ward an administrative or electoral division of an area such as a city, town, or county. I put together events where we can learn together as women and share our stories. Sometimes the events are just for getting to know each other better, or perhaps a service activity when we visit the elderly or can food, or other times when we get together to learn a new hobby or skill. All activities though are about bringing the women closer together, to have a reliable group of women that are there for you no matter what and we help each other grow in the Gospel.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Cindy Jane
Baptism consists of being fully immersed under water in a baptismal font; this enables a person above the age of eight to be in a sense reborn without any sins. In order for a person to be washed away of their sins they must repent and be baptized. Children are not baptized until they are eight because they are not accountable until they are eight. Show more Show less