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Hi I'm Meredith

I'm a mom of two little girls and a crisis counselor. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college with a degree in journalism, and my husband and I were married soon after. I worked as a full-time newspaper reporter until the birth of our first daughter. I did freelance writing and editing work for a few years until I felt drawn to the field of mental health care. I now work as a crisis counselor for a national crisis and suicide prevention hotline. My husband and I have three wonderful daughters, a grey cat named Zane and a rat terrier named Bob. I enjoy running, reading, writing and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was introduced to the church when I was a senior in high school. At that time I was agnostic but very interested in religion. I began attending church and reading the Book of Mormon. The more I learned, the more I felt the spirit. The church answered a lot of questions I had about why I am here on Earth and where I will go after I pass away. After praying and feeling the unmistakable impressions of the Holy Ghost, I decided to join the church. My baptism was one of the best experiences I have ever had. Since becoming a Mormon, I have seen that God truly knows and loves all of His children, including me. I enjoy our church's focus on family, and I'm thankful to have a home that is a haven of happiness and peace for me, my husband, and my children. I am grateful have a direction in my life.

How I live my faith

I serve in the Young Women's program in our ward, where I help teenagers strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ and prepare to attend the temple. We have lessons on Sunday and activities during the week. We also have a blast camping during the summer. I love watching their belief in Jesus Christ grow, and I genuinely appreciate their examples. On my own, I strive to be a person of honesty, compassion, and love. I'm certainly not perfect, but every day I learn more about how the Savior can help me to do things that are beyond my own capacity. I can do all things through Him.