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Hi I'm Bronwyn

I'm a convert to the church. I love to sing and workout. I'm a wife and mother and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother of 5. One of my favorite things to do is play outdoors with my family. We love to go hiking, rock climbing, camping and rafting. I love to sing. That's how I met my husband! And I love great books and movies. Being a wife and mother are the two most important things I will ever do in my life. When we were getting married, my husband and I met with our Bishop. He told us something that we have never forgetten. He said, "After you're married, don't ever say the 'D' word!" We looked at each other and asked him what that was. He said, in as quiet a voice as possible, "Divorce." We got the picture, and have never said that word to each other or even referred to it in our marriage in the 23 years since we were first married.

Why I am a Mormon

I was 24 years old when I first met my husband, and it was love at first sight! However, I soon discovered that he was a Latter-day Saint. As I had known only one other Mormon in my life, I didn't know too much about the religion. I decided to talk to the missionaries to find out what the church was all about and why my future husband was a Mormon. When I found out that families could be together forever I was touched beyond words. I knew that this was the plan that Heavenly Father had for all of this children. I knew that this was the true church of Jesus Christ. I had felt the spirit verry strongly and developed a testimony of the truthfulness of the church for myself. I was baptized soon after taking the missionary discussions. My husband and I were married and sealed in the Temple for time and eternity.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday for 3 hours. It may seem like a long time, but everything I do at church is really important in my life. On Sunday's I take the sacrament and renew my baptismal covenants. I sing with the choir and listen to other members give talks. I also work in the nursery and take care of sweet little children while their parents are in their classes. Sunday is not the only time I spend at church. On the weekdays I work with our young women preparing them to attend camp each year, I get my kids to their midweek activities, and I attend other classes or meetings that are spiritually, emotionally and physically uplifting. I also visit friends during the week, checking on their spiritual or physical needs. I try to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ all the time. It can be hard sometimes, but I know if I'm trying, then at least I'm headed in the right direction.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Bronwyn
Thomas S. Monson was called by God to be our prophet today. Show more Show less

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Bronwyn
Everyone has a purpose in life. Men and women are different in many ways, and that's not an accident. We have all been given special callings in life, and one of a worthy man's callings is to hold the Priesthood of God, just as one of women's callings is to bear children. It's a real blessing that we are so different, yet so compatible. Women have a great opportunity to lead in the church. They've been given special abilities for charity, compassion and service. They also have a special ability to nurture children. Women in the church hold callings as Presidents and leaders of women's, young women's, and children's organization's. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Bronwyn
If you pray to Heavenly Father with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith that you will receive an answer, you can know the truth of all things. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Bronwyn
Mormons are Christians, as we follow the Lord Jesus Christ and accept Him as our Savior. Show more Show less

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

Bronwyn
Temples are the house of God. And as no unclean thing can enter into God's presence, only those who are living the Gospel of Jesus Christ and following the temple standards can enter there. The ordinances that take place in temples are not secret, they are sacred. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Bronwyn
No. Mormons love to help anyone in need. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Bronwyn
Many prophets in the ancient America's wrote the Book of Mormon. These writings were compiled by the prophet Mormon, who was one of the last to possess all of these records. Before he died, he left the writings to his son, Moroni, who hid the record up until the day it was to be found and translated by the prophet Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Bronwyn
Nephi said, "It is by grace that we are saved, after all we can do." It's the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, through His atonement, that makes salvation possible for us, however, it will not be enough without total effort on our part. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Bronwyn
Families are so important to Mormons because we know we can be with them forever...and so can you. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Bronwyn
The fact that we are here on this beautiful Earth tells me there is a God. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Bronwyn
Mormons do not worship Joseph Smith. He We worship our Heavenly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Bronwyn
There are no restrictions to join the Church based on race or color. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

Bronwyn
True faith is centered in our Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Bronwyn
Families can be together forever, not just in this life. Heavenly Father's plan is for all of us to return to Him to live with our families forever. We must be baptized, and complete all the work He has for us to do. Then, we must remain faithful and endure to the end. Show more Show less