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Hi I'm Salote

I am a Fijian daughter, sister, wife, mother and a school administrator.

About Me

I am from Fiji and I am the eldest of eight children. Both my parents are coverts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am now married with five children. Our eldest son, Esa passed away at the age of three and we lost another one year old girl Esalynn recently. We are both in school and working. We are thankful for the three we have left Mela,Ana and Vita.

Why I am a Mormon

I was fourteen when I chose to be baptized. This was my independent decision. At that time, I knew that I have found the fullness of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Especially the Plan of Happiness that taught me to know that I lived before I came here, that I have a purpose of being here that will lead to a life after death. Families are meant to be forever and not till death. All these are evident to me that we have a loving Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ volunteered to prepare a plan to assist us. I know that through this plan of Happiness I have come to know my fullest potential as a daughter of God. I love the truths that I have and continue to learn since I accepted the invitation to learn about all these truths and how I can share it with others around me.I know that you can also know of these truths by the power of the spirit when you ponder and pray about it. I know of its truthfulness by the way my life as changed for the better especially with my desire to become closer to the Savior through my trials.

How I live my faith

It begins in the home where my loved ones are. It is because I feel the witness of true happiness in the home I long to do whatever it takes to keep my family together through the challenges of this life. I am passionate about helping people reach their greatest potential in this life. Since I became a Mormon I have had a lot of opportunity to serve with the young people and in various women organisations in the church and in my community. I have been involved in organizing social, spiritual, intellectual and other events both locally and nationally. I have also taught Sunday lessons and other moral value workshop. I would like to spend the rest of my life doing more worthwhile things like serving other people. This has helped me become more selfless and happy. I love it!!

What is the Law of Chastity?

Salote
The Law of Chastity is our Saviors way of teaching us how to use the greatest gift given to human kind and that is the power to have children and cultivate love between a husband and wife. This a moral standard to not misuse it for satisfy personal gratification but to bring true happiness into each other lives. It is a gift and is very fragile. This includes save guarding ones thought from thinking about how to destroy the gift of intimacy before or after marriage. It is special and must be treated as such in thought, words and actions. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Salote
The key here is being able to be enter the kingdom of God. My forefathers who were cannibals did not have a fair chance to know the Savior and his teachings. So to give them that same chance, our Savior has allowed them through his sacrifice to have the opportunity to hear about him and his teachings that will help them enter the kingdom of God. One of the key teachings of our savior is baptism which He did so to set an example for us to follow. As Jesus counselled Nicodemus that 'no man can enter in the kingdom of God save he is born of water..' or in other words is baptized. As baptism is the gate to eternal life. Since my cannibalistic forefathers, have died which means they only live a spirits without their body they cannot be baptized like we can. They may accept the Gospel in their spirit but cannot enter into the gate of Etrnal Life without baptism. So this is where I step in to help them by doing it on their behalf. Baptism for the Dead can only be performed in the House of the Lord or Mormon Temples. Show more Show less