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Hi I'm Magali

Born in Argentina, been in the USA for 21 years. I am a wife, mother of 4, and a student.

About Me

My husband and I met online, and married a month after we met, this is our second marriage. We have a combined family and it has been the hardest thing we have had to do, also the most rewarding. We have 4 children between the both of us, I had two children, a son and daughter, he had a daughter, and we had a son together. I am a stay at home mom for the first time in my life. This is something that I have always wanted, although very challenging, I have found joy in being able to be a full time homemaker. I find it very rewarding and have learned many things, such as cooking, canning, and gardening. I live in a great area, surrounded by amazing creative women which I'm priviliged to call my friends, that have taught me so much and I continue to learn from them. I recently enrolled in college, and I'm working on my prerequisites for the Nursing Program. School is so hard, especially when you are a full time mom, but I'm enjoying learning new things, and even learning math, which I've always been horrible at. I'm so thankful for the Gospel in my life which has been a constant strength. I was a teen mom, and I was able to use the many resources that are offered by the Church to help me and my family through a difficult time. Even though I have had my share of challenges I have been strengthened by those trials and would not be where I am today if I didn't have the Gospel. I have bee blessed with an amazing husband, children, friends, family, and a great support system.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I do not want to have a life without the Gospel. I have wavered in my life, and I can honestly say that my life was empty when I was not following thte principles of the Gospel. There was a time in my life when I thought that it was not important, that I could do it alone, and that I didn't need the teachings that my parents had raised me with, and although my testimony never left me, I thought it was not necessary to go to church, pray, or read the scriptures. I was fine. After about 3 years of this lifestyle, I realized something was missing, I realized I was not happy, I felt alone, scared, and I had forgotten my purpose in life. I started to go to church again, I would go alone because my husband at the time was not a member, I would take my 2 children, but I longed for an Eternal family and I knew that I would never have that. Slowly, all my fears went away, I realized again who I was and my purpose on this earth. Although divorce is not ideal, in this marriage it was necessary. I returned to my parents home, and I continued to strive to become a good member of the church. I was able to go to the Temple, receive my endowments, and at the right time I met my Eternal companion, he took me to the Temple and we were sealed for time and all eternity. I now have what I always knew was important, essential for a purposeful life. Not free from trials, but because I live by the principles and commandments of our Heavenly Father, I know don't ever have to feel alone, scared or forget that I AM A CHOSEN DAUGHTER OF A HEAVENLY FATHER WHO KNOWS ME AND LOVES ME UNCONDITIONALLY. That I know with a certainty and no one can take that away!

How I live my faith

I enjoy the calling that I have which is activity days for the 8 to 12 year old girls. We meet every other week and organize activities that build their testimony, self esteem, and relationships with each other. I also enjoy monthly activities that are organized to build my testimony and feel privileged to be a part of such a great organization of women who genuinely care about each other and I get to learn from amazing women that teach me so much, and I look up to. I enjoy being able to belong to such and amazing ward, that help each other in time of need. Just recently we had a strong windstorm, many were without electricity, damaged homes, and trees that had been ripped up from the ground by the wind, I got the opportunity to see how our ward rallied together to help neighbors clear out debris from the storm and make sure everyone was taken care of. This is what our faith is all about, the pure love of Christ, Charity and taking care of each other and all those who are in need.