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Hi I'm Danyelle

I Blog. I Create. I'm a Wife and Mother. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Creating and making my home a happy place is how I spend my days. I love learning and progressing, trying new things and perfecting my chocolate chip cookie recipe. I love my Savior and endeavor every day to be a little more like Him.

Why I am a Mormon

I was not raised in a religious home and neither of my parents attend church. When I was a small child my mother and father allowed me to attend various congregations. I would catch a bus to the baptist church, the local christian assembly and the catholic parish. None of these places felt right for me. I always had questions that would go unanswered and many times, when I attended these congregations, more questions formed. I didn't learn about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints until I was in high school. Many of my friends were Mormons and I was impressed by their example. They were happy, seemed to know who they were and appeared content. All things I had been striving towards since I was a little child. I'll never forget when I met with the missionaries. For the first time in my life, I was told that I was a Child of God. That I had a Father in Heaven that loved me, that knew me. I learned of the Prophet Joseph Smith and how he spent much of his childhood feeling the same way I had been feeling. He was searching for the truth and through the power of God, translated the Book of Mormon and restored Christ's church back to the earth. I learned that families can be together forever. A few short months after completing the missionary discussions, at the age of seventeen, I was baptized. So, why am I a Mormon? I am a Mormon because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the Lord's church. I am a Mormon because I know the Book of Mormon to be the word of God. I am a Mormon because I believe Joseph Smith is a prophet. I am a Mormon because I know there is living prophet on the earth today. Finally, I am a Mormon because I spent the first part of my life searching for the truth. And I found it.

How I live my faith

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are given special opportunities to serve those within our congregation and our community. Currently, I am serving the young girls age 8-9 as the Activity Day Leader. Activity Day is a program where young girls gather twice a month to work on personal development and to form friendships. I teach the girls skills such as cooking + time management. We organize service projects like pulling weeds at a local elementary school. Recently, all of the girls and I created an original piece of art and hosted a "gallery night" for their families.

What is the priesthood?

To put it simply, the priesthood is God given power for men to act in His behalf. The priesthood is conferred upon worthy men to bless the lives of all God's children. Show more Show less