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Hi I'm Cynthia Myers

I was born and raised in Missouri, my husband became a Marine, and we've been on the move ever since. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother of three children who were each born in different states and I'm a grandmother of one so far. All my children are grown now and on their own. My husband and I are empty nestors. I work as a bookkeeper and enjoy playing Sudoku, going to the beach, and visiting historical sites with my husband. I am moving into the 21st century as well. I'm learning new computer software programs. I visit with my kids and friends on Facebook as well as learning how to text, Skype, and video chat. It's exciting to learn new things, especially when they help me connect with others. Even though I've moved away, it's like I still have my family and friends with me.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born and raised a Mormon, there came a time when I had to choose for myself what I believed. Hardships really pledged me and lead me to question if there was even a God. I started thinking about how complicated our bodies are. How does my heart beat without me even thinking about it? How does the blood rush through my veins and my other internal organs function on their own? I started thinking about all the outside things that are needed to sustain life, like trees, animals, oxygen. Everything is complicated. Could all of them come together and fit so perfectly, all at the right time on their own? I believe that somethings do just happen. But this many??? So perfectly? There has to be a God. I believe God created the earth and my body for me and I have a duty to him. I needed to know which church is true. I started thinking about Joseph Smith. If he did indeed see God the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ, then the Mormon church is the true religion. But, how do I know if he saw them? I wasn't there. I didn't see it for myself. I continued living my religion and every night I prayed to know. Every Sunday when I attended church, I listened to hear a message especially for me from God. There were times when I did hear words that struck my heart. I knew that what that person said just then was meant for me. But that wasn't enough. I started looking at all the other members. Why do they work so hard serving in the church? They don't get paid. How can so many of them believe? Are we all being fooled? I see that the church teaches us to do good things, to love everyone, and serve as Jesus would do. I believe Jesus said something about, 'by their fruits you shall know them'. The members are not perfect. I am not perfect, but we are bring forth good fruit all because the church taught us to do so. My answer was in front of me all alone. God answers our prayers through others, and their works are good.

How I live my faith

Two things I do every day: 1. read the scriptures 2. knee in prayer Two things I do every week: 1. attend church 2. pay my tithing Two things I do every month: 1. check on the sister's I've been assigned to visit 2. attend the temple