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Hi I'm Melissa

I am an artist, poet and a certified Emotion Code, Body Code practitioner. I am married with 4 grown children and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Southern California. I was raised as a Christian Scientist. I have two sisters, my twin sister is the only person who joined the church after I did in the 70's. I am an artist and a poet, and a singer. I am an energy healer, I remove trapped emotional energies from people's energy fields so that their physical and mental issues can then heal themselves. I am thankful for this spiritual gift as well. I have raised a family of 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. My first little girl was stillborn. But I am happy I had found the gospel of Jesus Christ that gave me hope I would see her again. I am happily married.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church at the age of 17. I was wandering, almost lost in the dark world, seeking something, but I didn't know what. I had always been a seeker of truth and read the Bible every day. After I married, we moved in with his parents. His mother was the sweetest, kindest person I had ever met. She was a Mormon. She taught me, and everything she said rang true to me. I belonged to the Church of Christ at the time. I saw a picture on the wall and it was the one where the Savior stands at the door and it said, "knock and it shall be opened unto you." It really moved me. One day my sweet mother in law read to me from a book called the, "Book of Mormon". I knew in my heart that it was scripture and it was as if I felt a very special light and warmth when she read. I knew it was true. Now, I knew I wanted to join her church, but I smoked and wanted to overcome that so I could be baptized. I tried and failed 20 times, so finally, asked the Lord for help, I became so ill I couldn't smoke for three days. When I recovered, I thanked the Lord for His help and never smoked again. I had the missionaries come and teach me with power and authority and I knew in my heart it was true, as if I remembered it from somewhere before. I was baptized and became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Two years later I received a witness that Jesus Christ loves me personally and lives. It was the highlight of my life. I have tried to live so that I would always have His spirit with me. I have never looked back and the Gospel has been a great comfort and blessing to me throughout my life.

How I live my faith

I begin my days with prayer asking for the Lord's guidance. I daily turn my will and all that I am over to Him and His care. I pray and give thanks for my blessings, and pray for greater understanding which he gives. I pray to be forgiven for my sins and to be delivered from temptation and evil and for all my needs and for his blessings upon my loved ones. I also study my scriptures every day. These are the things that keep me focused on Him. I rely on His guidance and this really helps me with my energy healing job and how I treat others and how I view my life. The trials I am faced with each day are somehow easier to understand when I have his guidance. I work on clients for most of my day and so work real hard at balancing my life through physical exercise, meditation, art, uplifting and beautiful music and dance. I try to keep all the commandments and then at night I make an inventory of my day, write in my journal, and read something uplifting. I find this helps me in every aspect of my life. I go to church on Sunday, and try to be of service to all in my path each day. I also have a temple recommend which I really cherish. I try to go to the temple at least once a month. I have many defects of character and weaknesses, but I will never stop striving one day at a time to be one with my Lord, for I feel His love surround me every day.

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Melissa
The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead. The comforter and revelator. When you feel the truth of something with an overwhelming feeling of warmth and joy that you know it is from God, that is the Holy Ghost bearing witness of the truth of it. I am so thankful for that great gift. As baptised members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Holy Ghost is a gift that can be with us constantly. Show more Show less