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Hi I'm Becca McGlawn

I suck the marrow out of everyday and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in Orange County California. I am the 4th of 5 children. Both of my parents grew up in the Catholic Church. My father converted in his pre-teen years and my mother was introduced to the church and was baptized when she was 18. I grew up going to church and learning about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for what I was taught growing up and the standards that my parents set up for me. It truly has made me and shaped me into the person I am today. I know I am no where near perfect but I know that when I make a mistake, I can be forgiven by applying the Atonement of Jesus Christ in my life and if I strive to live a life like Christ, all will be well. I have a strong testimony and knowledge of my Savior Jesus Christ and His Atoning sacrifice for each and every one of Heavenly Fathers children. I know my purpose here on earth and I know where I want to go after this life. I know Our Heavenly Father has a plan for each one of us. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the ONLY true church on the earth today that holds the same power that God has to perform the necessary ordinances of salvation.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because its what has truly brought me happiness and stability in my life. I grew up in the Church and I had a testimony and knew the church was true, but it had yet been tested. Right after my sophomore year of High School my family moved for the first time ever to an area none of us knew well. I had to switch schools, I had no friends and my best friend at the time had just fallen off the deep end... leaving me feeling alone and confused. I had wondered to myself why I hadn't joined her, why I hadn't given into that temptation? I started a new school. There was new faces, new classes, new teachers and I was alone. I had to find out for myself if what I had been taught all these years were true. I felt like I had no purpose in life. I felt like God really didn't know me, or care about me. Something I did remember was how I could get my answers... Prayer! So I did what I had been taught to do, what I had done every morning and night of my life, I knelt down and I prayed. I felt an overwhelming feeling of warmth gather around me as if someone was hugging me with a warm blanket. It was something I had never felt before up until that moment. I knew, right then, that God loved ME, He cares how I feel, He knows what I am going through! It was the greatest feeling to know that everything I had learned growing up was true. I knew what God expected and wanted from me and for my life. I don't have all of the answers, but I know how to get them. I am a Mormon because I know the Church is true. I find peace, joy and comfort being a member of the True Church of God. Its what I know to be true. Its where I feel most at home, not because I grew up being one, but because it is what has helped me learned how to grow up and keep going, even when the times get rough.

How I live my faith

I am currently a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I teach people about the Gospel. I am a guide and invite everyone to come closer to Christ. As a missionary, I invite people to find answers for themselves and teach them how to better recognize the Spirit in their lives and how they can makes certain changes to become more like Our Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ. I study the Holy Bible and The Book of Mormon everyday. I do my daily prayers to constantly thank my Father in Heaven for all the blessings I have received in my life. I also ask for Him to help me with my trials, my weaknesses and for others around my who are suffering or looking for answers. I live the commandments of God. To summarize what someone once said in regards to the way He lives his life, knowing that the Second coming of the Savior is close, "I live like it will be tomorrow, but I am still planting cherry trees."