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Hi I'm Cassie

I'm a Florida Girl. I love all things football. I'm a wife, a mother and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife and a mother. I was born and raised in Florida. I've traveled the world. I met my husband online and braved the world of immigration to import him from England. My favorite city is New York City and hope to retire there one day. I am currently a stay-at-home mom and am very anxious to restart college. I love football. Anything football! Baking is my new favorite past-time. You name it, I'll bake it. Our family loves each other and we love having fun together. On the weekends you will find us shopping, doing chores, going to Disney or just sitting in the couch watching TV but whatever it is, you will always find us together.

Why I am a Mormon

The Gospel of Jesus Christ brings such joy, happiness and peace to my life and to that of my family's. I was born and raised a member of this church but through the years had to find my own testimony. I love knowing that my family is forever. Death cannot take my husband from me. He, along with my children, are mine forever and always. I love knowing that my Father in Heaven hasn't forgotten about me. He continues to lead and guide us through our Prophet. The Gospel is simple and it is beautiful. I'm a Mormon because this is true happiness.

How I live my faith

I love serving our Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ by serving in my congregation. I am the Young Women's President in my ward which means I am over the 12-18 year old young women. It has been said that the Young Women's President and the Young Men's President have one of the busiest callings in the church and I can testify to that! I, along with my two counselors, teach Sunday lessons to the Young Women to help bring them closer to Christ. We help them to develop a very real and very personal relationship with our Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ. We also oversee a week night activity for the 12-18 year old young men and young women. We encourage the Young Women to plan their activities. The Young Women have also been challenged to Personal Progress, which simply stated, is almost like an Eagle Scout. They are asked to perform various activities and perform community service and devote over 100 hours on Personal Progress. As their leaders we work very closely with the Young Woman and her parents to help oversee all of these things and keep them on the right track. I also taught the little children, ages 3, 4 and 5. I love every minute I spend serving the Lord.

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Cassie
There are so many reasons Mormons don't have paid clergy. We quote Mosiah from the Book of Mormon that says we are "willing to bear one another's burdens, that they may be light" and we are "willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort". We see any calling in church as an opportunity to serve and serving someone else is usually unpaid. If you are asking me personally to asnwer that question, I answer a question with a question. In what Bible verse does it say Christ received payment for his ministry? Show more Show less