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Hi I'm Merrill Kelim

I'm a Mormon. I'm proud of it!

About Me

I am a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints currently serving at Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission! Before my mission, I studied nursing in the Philippines and worked in a call center. I am from a very small family of four and am the oldest.I love Tahitian dancing!

Why I am a Mormon

My father grew up in the church and my mom is a convert so I grew up in the church too, but I have always believed that we can't live on borrowed light. We have to know the truth for ourselves. I am glad that through the experiences that God allowed me to face, I came to an absolute knowledge that I have a Father in Heaven and He loves me and the enabling power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. My mother died of cancer and has affected me so much but the knowledge that I have about eternal families that we can be sealed in the temple with our families and we can be with them together forever has given so much peace and comfort in my life. I am very grateful with this knowledge and of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. That is why I decided to serve a mission so that others too will have this hope and peace in their lives.

How I live my faith

I was a young women counselor in our ward before my mission helping the young women increase their faith in Jesus Christ, understand their mission and purpose in life, and stand as witnesses of God at all times, in all things, and in all places. Currently, I am serving a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and official representative of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.I left my family for 18 months so that others can be with theirs forever.