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Hi I'm Malorie

I was born in California. I played the drums in high school. I studied marketing in college. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a program manager for an insurance company. When I'm away from my desk, I'm spending time with my husband, cooking, and exploring Ohio. I played the drums as a teenager and still like to pick up my drum sticks now and again when I hear a good rhythm.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I love my Savior Jesus Christ. I have found that every time I have followed the Lord's counsel to follow his commandments it has brought me joy and happiness beyond anything else in this world. That joy and happiness doesn't always come when I want it too, but I know that I am a child of God and that he is mindful of me. I know that he will grant me the righteous desires of my heart as I come to know Him and follow Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving as a teacher in the church's organization for women, called the Relief Society. As a teacher I have the opportunity once a month to conduct discussions with women who share my beliefs. Although we are diverse group of women, our love of the gospel of Jesus Christ binds our hearts together in love and righteousness as we discuss topics like faith, family, scriptures, repentance, and many more.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Malorie
A testimony is an account or experience of things that we know to be true. For instance, I have a testimony that attending my church meetings on Sunday will draw me closer to my Savior Jesus Christ because I have done it and seen that result in my life. Show more Show less

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Malorie
The Word of Wisdom is a code of conduct that members of the church are admonished to adhere to. It involves not taking into our bodies anything that would harm them or allow us to become addicted to any substance. That is why we avoid drugs and alcohol. Keeping The Word of Wisdom is a prerequisite to entering one of the church's temples. It allows us to keep our bodies subject to our spirits so that we can have clean bodies and clear minds to more readily recognize the Lord in our lives. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Malorie
We can come to know our Father in Heaven by keeping his commandments. That is what he would have us do to return to live with him someday. We keep his commandments by doing little things everyday that draw our hearts to his like reading scriptures in the Bible or Book of Mormon, praying to Him to know his will for us and seek his blessings, and having faith in him that he will fulfill his promises. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Malorie
Our latter-day prophet is Thomas S. Monson. He is a man who has been called of God to receive revelation for the church as a whole. We believe in following his counsel, but not blindly. Our church leaders always encourage us to seek our own witness that what the prophet tells us is true. When I have prayed with real intent to know if Thomas S. Monson is truly a prophet and if is words are true and right, I have felt peace and confidence that following his counsel will bring me real joy. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Malorie
Mormons believe in the Bible because it is the word of God. We also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God and believe that God continues to reveal scripture to latter-day prophets just as he did with the prophets in the Bible like Moses. Show more Show less

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Malorie
Mormonism is another name for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We believe that Jesus Christ established his church and gospel when he was on the earth over 2000 years ago. However, the truth was lost as the apostles and prophets were killed and apostasy filled the earth. We believe that Christ appeared to the prophet Joseph Smith in 1820 to reestablish his church in these the latter-days. Thus, Mormonism isn't a new religion, it is a restoration of the truths that Christ established when he was on the earth. Show more Show less