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Hi I'm Ann Marie Blodgett

I'm an eighteen year member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

About Me

If someone were to ask me what I do, the first thing that would come to my mind is that I care for my children. Having four special needs children from the age of ten up to seventeen keeps me very busy. In addition my husband and I own a technology company, and I do social media services. I also like to network with other like-minded individuals.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I searched out so many other faiths, and none of them ever felt even close to as right as the way I felt when I started learning about The Church.

How I live my faith

I am the most active in the church right now than I've ever been. I love sacrament meeting and the talks given there, I also enjoy Gospel Doctrine, and I especially love the sisters in Relief Society. The lessons I learn there come deep from within the heart of those sisters that teach each lesson. I always feel like I come away from those lessons with a Christlike desire to be a better person. I am so blessed to have been introduced to this Church by my husband eighteen years ago, and to have been taught by two of the sweetest missionaries on this earth.  I make sure to read my scriptures daily and pray multiple times a day. Another way I live my faith is by learning as much as I can about it by reading books that I buy from the DI and Deseret and Seagull Books. There is always something new to learn.

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

Ann Marie Blodgett
A Mormon Church is a place where we gather for Sunday worship. It's a place where we partake of the sacrament, recieve lessons in Sunday school, and either Priesthood (for men) or Relief Society (for women). A Mormon Temple is a place where sacred covenants are made for time and all eternity. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Ann Marie Blodgett
We can pray diligently, both morning and night. We can also read our scriptures every day, we can fellowship with others who can uplift us. We can render service to those who are downtrodden and need our help. We can love our fathers, mothers, husbands, wives, children, siblings, extended family, members of our wards/stakes, and all of those around us the way that we would want to be loved. We can appreciate the things that we have. We can appreciate the earth that our Heavenly Father has given us. We can be humble, and not envious. We can keep our unrighteous desires in check, and expand upon those that are righteous. We can follow the Prophet, his counselors, the Quorum of the twelve apostles, the Seventies, the Area Authorities, all the way to our Bishopric, Relief Society/YM/YW/SS/Primary Presidencies. We can show gratitude. There are just so many things we can do to increase our faith in Christ.   Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Ann Marie Blodgett
Thomas S. Monson Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Ann Marie Blodgett
A testimony is your own personal belief in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It's deep inside of you, and once it's there you can't deny it. You might try, but it never leaves your conscience. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Ann Marie Blodgett
In Palmyra New York. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Ann Marie Blodgett
For sacred ordinances that bind families not only for life on this earth, but for all of the eternities to come. Show more Show less

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Ann Marie Blodgett
 To help those in need for a time until they are able to get back on their feet, as well as those widowed or otherwise couldn't help themselves through other means. Show more Show less