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Hi I'm Nakia Syree

I am a wife, mother, crafter, photographer and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a a full-time wife and mother of two, part-time student working on my degree in psychology. I spend time sewing and perfecting my photography skills. I love cooking, crafting, writing, being creative in all things, and dancing in my kitchen with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

In my early years there was a commercial I would drop everything to to see. It was by "The Mormons....". It was funny little commercial that had the little kid singing about telling the truth. I loved that commercial and to this day I can sing all of the words. That was my first introduction to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Years later when I as about 15 years old, I had a friend who was meeting with the missionaries, I eventually wanted to know what they had say also, so I began having discussions with them and found that by the second meeting I wanted nothing more than to be a part of the church and to live my life accordingly. I made mistakes along the way, but I repented and kept moving in the right direction...and what a great blessing it is to know that you can repent, make things right and move forward. No ruts!! My family didn't join with me, but they have always been supportive and they have said that my membership with the church has been a blessing to their lives. Being a Mormon, Latter-Day Saint, has been nothing but a blessing for me. I know what I need to do and how to do it to strengthen my faith and relationship with my Heavenly Father. After two tragic events in my life and seeing how I have been strengthen and not distroyed because I held on to the knowledge and faith that Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father has given to me, I know that this the real deal. It is the true church of Jesus Christ. And I can not deny it. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am a very active member of my ward. I have been a councelor in the women's support group of my ward called Relief Society, working and helping the women in my community with whatever their needs are. The president of the Primary, an arm of the church that works with the little children in helping them understand principles of the gospel. Basically, I help wherever I am need. Currently I am working again with the little children as a teacher for the 4-year olds.

In whom should we have faith?

Nakia Syree
My faith is completely centered on the Savior. I do not have faith in man alone. I know that I can trust in the Lord to guide me in the paths that lead me to happiness. I have faith in the blessings I have received in the temple. I know that the covenants I make there are contingent on my faith in Jesus Christ and if I do what is right He will bless me. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Nakia Syree
As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we advocate modesty. Modesty, is a clear sign of respect for one's body and humility of the gift God has given to us. We don't wear revealing, extreme designs or anything that would distract from the spiritual expierence of others or for ourselves. This does not mean that we are all dress the same or look a like, but we take pride in how we present ourselves at church or in any setting. With that being said, the church is a welcoming place. It is more important that you are there to receive the blessings and lessons that are taught than to not come because of how you look or how you think others will see you. We truly care and love every person that comes through those doors. We love holidays. They are so fun and full of family activities. We celebrate them and appreciate them so much. They often allows us to think of Jesus Christ and of family. Show more Show less