Hi I'm Heather
I’m a proud Texan, a fightin’ Texas Aggie, a redhead, , and I am a Mormon. I love life and I know that life is short, so I try to live each day to the fullest. My faith definitely defines a large part of who I am but other things that give my life purpose and meaning include my family and friends, sharing the gospel, working hard, traveling, constantly learning, cooking, learning new languages, expressing myself creativity through traditional art and photography, enjoying God’s creations in the great outdoors and I enjoy a good adrenaline rushes from time-to-time.
Why I am a Mormon
I was fortunate to be raised in the Church, but I’ve spent most of my life closely associated with those who don’t share all of my same beliefs. I’ve seen how following the prophet and keeping the Church’s standards really does bring happiness and helps us to avoid so much of the sorrow that the world offers freely if we fall victim to some of its enticements. Being a member of the church helps me to be truly committed to the teachings of Jesus Christ and to strive to become more like Him a little more each day. It’s comforting to know that because of the restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ once again on the earth, that we’re not lost descendents of primates without any real purpose in being here but rather we’re divine sons and daughters of God. And this Father in Heaven has reached out in love to His children once again on the earth by calling a prophet once again to prepare His people for the second coming of the Savior. It’s a comfort to know that in the midst of this turbulent world, that Christ is leading and guiding His church and that we need not fear. I could not well accept the idea of a silent God, a god that no longer seemed to care for His children or that we didn’t need. So it only makes sense to me that we should be privileged to have the same organizational structure that Christ established when He was on the earth with a prophet, 12 apostles and other priesthood offices. I am a Mormon because I love the Book of Mormon and I’ve seen how it draws me closer to God than any other book. I am a Mormon because I’ve seen personally how the gospel with can change lives. But most importantly, I’m a Mormon because this message fills my life with joy and light and those feelings are the fruits of the Spirit that come only come through the Holy Ghost.
How I live my faith
I live my faith my immersing myself things that bring the Spirit as much as possible such as attending church each Sunday, fulfilling my church callings, attending other church activities throughout the week, serving others when possible, praying regularly and reading my scriptures daily. I need that constant communion (if only brief) with the Spirit, each day because I know how hard Satan and his minions work to distract and confuse us. I try to look for opportunities to do something the Savior would do were He here because there’s no greater way to profess my faith in Him than doing what He’s asked of us.