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Hi I'm Nancy

Hi there I am a daughter of God, a mother, military spouse, an Amerasian, a survivor, a college student, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a mother, a military spouse, and a veteran. I am a survivor of childhood abuse. I am pursuing my college education in Social Work to specialize in Trauma. After overcoming and healing, I want to help others heal the wounds from their past. Because of the love from our Heavenly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ there are many more days of inner peace, love for others, and respect of self. And this is what I would like to share with you too.

Why I am a Mormon

At 19, I found out about this church while I was in Basic Training . For many years before, I had attended other churches including Pentecostal, Methodist, Baptist and Catholic. Including, I was raised with Buddhism as well. All of these beliefs have parts of the truth, however, for some reason it had not felt complete. There were times in my life when I had felt empty and yet, when I would pray, I could feel the presence of God comforting me and this is when I knew, I'm not alone and that God is real. As time went by, I continued having questions...Who am I? Where did I come from? Where are you, God? What is my purpose in this life? What am I to do? As I went to many other faiths, these questions weren't quite answered as I needed. The more these questions got pushed aside by others, the more I felt a need to search and then, prayed, "God, if there is such a thing as one church that carries all of Christ's teachings today, please show me the way to it." Then, I read in the new testament about sheep of other folds. That night, I dreamed of Christ appearing to the Indians here. Therefore, when I was told about the Book of Mormon and where it came from, I knew. I knew without any uncertainties that it happened. The stories were of real people who traveled to our country. And today, Christ's gospel has been restored for us all to receive. In the 24 years that I have now been a member, I have learned that I am a beautiful daughter of God. That regardless of what others may think of me, Heavenly Father knows my heart and truest intentions. I stand taller with confidence knowing that God loves me and us all, unconditionally. I stand taller knowing that I am not alone and He is always with us. I stand taller with peace in my heart knowing that Life is eternal.

How I live my faith

I live daily by being a good human being, by encouraging others there is hope within their lives. I also live my faith by being devoted to my family and marriage. I live each day by being a good and loving mother to our sons. That regardless what path they decide to take, I love them, I respect them and I care about them unconditionally. My husband is my best friend and I am dedicated of keeping our marriage vows with honor and respect. I enjoy serving different assignments callings in this church as I have served for the primary of young children, teenagers, and adults. I have been greatly blessed of learning and knowing that our lives if fuller when we go beyond ourselves to help and care for others.

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

Nancy
I love the Temple...it honestly is "Heaven on Earth." It is the safest, most serene, and most beautiful place on earth. There are many misconceptions about our temples and I believe it is due to fear of the unknown. Upon my family's life, I promise you that nothing negative, hurtful, or sadistic occurs in our temples. Sacred ordinances from times of Old and New Testament are performed for ourselves and for our brothers and sister who have passed. As the old testament discusses (Malachi 4:5-6, 1 Cor 15:29, 1 Peter 4:6) about performing works for the dead to know of the gospel, today, we too perform these ordinances for all to know the gospel of Jesus Christ. Some of these ordinances includes baptism and eternal marries in uniting families together forever and help them return to Heavenly Father as well. Are we all perfect that enters these temples? No. However, we all strive to be the best of people our Heavenly Father would want us to become. People of love, forgiveness, and genuine desire of respect with honor to our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less