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Hi I'm Marcia

I grew up in the USA but I love to travel and see the world. I love being a Mormon!

About Me

I am a young profressional working in Washington, DC. I completed a double major in Political Science and Russian at BYU and now I am working on a graduate degree in Project Management. The DC area is one of my favorite places to live because there is so much history, art, and music here. The commute is rough at times but it is worth it.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both Mormon and I remember very clearly being taught by my mother about how beautiful the Gospel is and how it can change lives. When I was 7 yrs old I was in Sunday School and all of the children were singing a song about how God loves us. It was called, "I Am Like a Star Shining Brightly." As I sang these words the truthfulness of the words really hit me. I knew that there was a God and I knew that he loved me. I felt so happy, and so joyful! It has been over 20 years since that time and I have had many moments like this but this first experience will always be the sweetest to me. 

How I live my faith

In each LDS congregation, members can assist in running meetings and activities. We have been asked to have a family night every Monday evening but many singles in the area are away from their families. I assist in getting singles together on Mondays and together we learn about the Gospel and have fun. Our congregation is made up of about 250 singles in just one section of Northern VA. There are so many fanatistic people to meet and serve!

What are some things that tell to you there is a God?

Marcia
I remember reading a scripture where a prophet of the Lord told an atheist that "All things denote there is a God...the earth, and all things that are upon the face of it...its motion...and also all the planets which move in their regular form do witness that there is a Supreme Creator." This is a scripture I have thought of many times as I have studied history, anatomy, biology, cultures etc. The world is amazing and the more I learn about it and the more I travel I am thankful, so very thankful that God created this fantastic world for us to live on. I also think God has a great sense of humor, because some of the animals that exist are really quite hilarious! Show more Show less