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Hi I'm Miriam

I'm an Air Force wife, a mother of 3 little girls and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married for 8 years and have 3 darling little girls who are a joy and a challenge. I love to travel, read, sing and laugh. I love visiting places and seeing history come alive. I like to try new things and meeting people from different backgrounds and walks of life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught the gospel of Jesus Christ from the time of my birth. As with many young people I chose to follow the faith of my parents. Now that I am older, have been in the world a lot more, and have children of my own I know that this is the right religion for me. I've seen many friends struggle to find answers to life's basic questions or try to guide their children to become good people without the help of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. While it is possible to be a good person and raise wonderful children without this gospel, it is infinitely easier to do it based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Having a living prophet who receives revelation for the Church keeps me grounded in an increasingly hectic and crazy world. I don't know how I would be able to raise my 3 daughters without the Gospel and the guidance of the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I find that when I am serving those around me I am emulating our Savior's example of love for all men. When I serve in any capacity whether it be bringing a meal to someone sick, babysitting, doing yard work, teaching a class, or listening to someone, I forget myself and my problems. I am happier! My mom has a favorite quote on her fridge by Camilla Kimball wife of President Spencer W. Kimball-12th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that says, "Never suppress a generous thought." This quote helps me remember to be kind and compassionate just as our Savior was. In this small way I am becoming like Him.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Miriam
We believe that God is our Heavenly Father and that He loves us. He created us in His image. He has a body of flesh and blood just as we do. We believe in a caring and compassionate God who wants what is best for us. He loves us so much that he has given us the ability to choose to follow Him. He will never force us to do His will but invites us with open arms to come unto Him that He may lead us and love us. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Miriam
Our testimonies are simply our witness of things that we know or believe to be true. My testimony of the truthfulness of this Gospel is made up of many smaller testimonies or witnesses of different doctrines and beliefs such as: God is our Father and He loves us We have a living prophet on the earth today-President Thomas S. Monson Our Savior suffered for our sins so that we can repent. On the first Sunday of each month our sermon is called a Fast and Testimony Meeting. In this meeting members of the congregation voluntarily share their witness of the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less