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Hi I'm Mitzi

I'm from Georgia!

About Me

I love listening to good music, playing the flute, tap dancing, and taking family vacations. Though I was born and raised in the South, I love to visit other places, as each area has a beauty of its own.

Why I am a Mormon

As a child, I belonged to the Methodist Church. My family, like many other families in Georgia, was a good Christian family who went to church every Sunday. My mother played the piano for church at times and my father had hoped to some day become a preacher. We were very happy in our religion and had many friends. My dad had a Mormon friend who he admired very much and who introduced him to some of the beliefs about his church. Over the years, he and my mother had come in contact with other Mormons, who didn't seem at all like the strange things they had heard about the Mormons. They decided that the only way to really find out what the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was all about was not to learn from people who weren't a part of that church, but to go where they could meet a lot of its members. We took a family vacation to Salt Lake City, Utah, where we met a lot more members, made new friends and found all of them we met to be good people. My dad corresponded with some of them through the mail and my family continued our friendships with those in our home town. After several years, we became one of them.

How I live my faith

At church, I work with the young children. We sing songs, play games, talk about our families and how we can be better family members, and show our love for Jesus Christ by trying to live like Him.

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Many of my friends are African-American. Some belong to my church and some don't. Except for physical appearance, they are no different than I am. The Lord loves us all and treats us all the same, for we are all precious in his sight. All people, no matter what race or background, are invited to come into His church. All men who join the Mormon Church, regardless of race or color, are entitled to hold the priesthood when they meet certain requirements of worthiness. Show more Show less