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Hi I'm Shaunda Macomber

I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It has given the me guidance and comfort I've needed.

About Me

I grew up in Virginia, and went to college at Ricks College, now BYU Idaho. I've been married twice and have four beautiful girls, two by birth and two as wonderful gifts by marrying my current husband. I've had the priviledge of being an at home mom when my two youngest were babies, and now work to help support our family. Life has not been easy, and I have faced emotional and financial hardships, but Heavenly Father and loving ward members have always seen me through.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I know it is true. I know that living its tenants bring peace, comfort and joy to my life. I know that Heavenly Father is aware of me and protects me from harm when I follow His teachings. Living the gospel is like breathing - I cannot live without it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by taking it one principle at a time. I'm not perfect, no one is. However I do the best every day to live my life in a way that brings me closer to Heavenly Father. I pray, I work on my weaknesses, and I ask Heavenly Father for help. I remind myself that Heavenly Father loves me and will bless me as long as I am doing my best.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Shaunda Macomber
I prefer to use the word sacred rather than secret when speaking of the temple. The purpose of the temple is to receive sacred ordinances that allow us to have eternal families and gain eternal life. We learn eternal truths and reaffirm our faith. There is a spirit of peace at the temple that cannot be found anywhere else. Members who are keeping all of their covenants are eligible to enter the temple. The Temple Recommend process is in place in order to recognize and maintain the sacred and holy nature of the temple. Show more Show less