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Hi I'm Meg

I was born in Philadelphia. I love cheesesteaks even though I can't eat them. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I believe that making macaroni and cheese, tickling, and playing on the floor with blocks is some of the most important work on the planet. And, that is mainly what I do with my husband and two children inside our 160 year old cottage in Pennsylvania. I enjoy running and hiking outdoors, and I believe a good walk in nature can fix almost any bad attitude.

Why I am a Mormon

During college I craved a sense of belonging within a church but never felt connected with the Catholic mass of my youth. I found a Christian church which I enjoyed attending every weekend because they had an inspiring band and pastor. It was at that church I began to learn that God lives and is mindful of me. I began to learn that Jesus was more than an historical figure and that I could know him personally. Unbeknownst to me, my brother was also on a spiritual journey which led him to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Out of the blue he called to invite me to his baptism into the LDS church. I was a bit concerned since I had heard that the LDS church has additional scripture to the Bible which I hold dear. I was worried that they would downplay the Savior. However, when I showed up for my brother's baptism what I found was a group of people who were trying to live according to the teachings of Jesus Christ in all of their actions and at all times and it shone in their countenances. I wanted what they had. Soon I began learning from Mormon missionaries true doctrine the way it was taught by Christ Himself when He walked the earth. The additional scripture, or Book of Mormon, was not written by man. Rather it is another testament of Jesus Christ written by profits of God. I began to realize that I would grow closer to God through the teachings of the LDS church than through any other church. I could add to the testimony which I brought with me from another church and become the woman whom I dreamed of becoming. On May 15, 2005 I was baptized by my brother and I have never regretted it for a second.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being baptized even though it disappointed some people close to me. Almost all work in the church is done on a volunteer basis and I work with the young women ages 12-18. This winter myself and others will be teaching classes on healthy eating habits to women in the community. But, the most important way I live my faith is by how I treat my husband and children day in and day out. God cherishes the family unit and so it is important to uplift and strengthen spouse and offspring.