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Hi I'm Amber

I'm a lawyer. I write novels and free-spar. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 25 and recently married. I graduated from law school a couple of years ago and am currently a housewife. I do martial arts with my husband and ethnic dancing, and I enjoy crocheting, tatting, and other handy crafts. For fun I write novels and short stories, and I like to GM and play RPGs. I play the drums and the piano and am learning to play the guitar, and sometimes I get to jam with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm LDS because it makes me happy. I know where I came from and I know, in the longest run of all, where I'm going. No matter what problem I'm faced with, I know I won't have to face it alone, and I know I can find answers. With the gospel in my life, anything is possible (even if it's not easy). I'm part of an eternal family that will only grow as I do my best to make the right choices, and with the Lord's help I can become something far better than I ever could be on my own.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day, trying to do my best to be a better person - each day better than the last - and trying to be kind to those around me. I study my scriptures daily because they help me better understand my faith and teach me how to improve; they show me how people who lived long ago face the same struggles I faced and overcame, so I too can overcome. I pray morning and night, not just alone but also with my husband, so we can share our concerns, goals, and happiness with each other and with the Lord. Living my faith involves trying to be a good person and trying to make the world a better place, so I try to make everything I do, no matter how small, improve the world, whether it's cheering someone up by playing a song or helping a friend write a story or just making dinner for myself and my husband. Every week I try to actively participate in my congregation by studying for the Sunday school lessons and sharing what I've learned, and I try to learn from the others around me. I try to connect with the other women and families in my congregation by visiting some of them regularly and helping them when they're in need.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Amber
Mormon women are like other women - some are married, some are not. Some are mothers, some are not. Some are homemakers, and others are working professionals. Some are well-educated, and some are not. We are as diverse as the rest of the women in the world, but we are united by our faith and our dedication to charity. Mormons definitely believe in equality of men and women. In a marriage, a man and a woman are considered equal partners even if they have differing roles. In our faith, men and women are essential to each other for achieving eternal life, and so we are raised to respect each other as equals and strengthen each other in our different talents, skills, and callings. Show more Show less