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Hi I'm Molly

I'm a research scientist, a philosophical poet, and a passionate musician. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

One of my favorite things in the world to do is to curl up with a good book. I also really enjoy writing, especially poetry. I like playing the piano and the flute (though not at the same time). I’m also trying to learn how to play the guitar. It’s coming slowly, but I think my blisters are almost calluses! As for what I do with the rest of my time, I’m a college student. I’m studying chemistry and math which is a lot of fun. I love knowing how things work, so the subject of chemistry fascinates me. I work in a Biochemistry research lab and I marvel at just how much there is that we don't know yet. I’m unsure what I’ll do once I graduate, but I do know that all sorts of adventures await!

Why I am a Mormon

I’m a “Mormon” because I know for myself that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is God’s true church on the earth today. This realization came little by little and step by step. I did what the Bible direct us to do “If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself” (John 7:17). And so that is what I did. I went to church, I prayed, and I did all the little things I was supposed to do like forgive others and refrain from swearing. I also read the Book of Mormon. I took the advice that’s near the end of the book: “And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost” (Moroni 10:4). As I had read this book, I had felt the truth of it throughout, but after having read it in entirety for myself and prayed about it, there was not a doubt left in my mind that it was true. I felt warm, calm, and an almost overwhelming feeling that this book is, in fact true. Joseph Smith, who translated the Book of Mormon, was truly a prophet called of God. The testimonies of Christ found in the Book of Mormon are true. He is my Savior and yours as well. He loves you and He wants you to be happy. If you would know what He wants you to do, pray about it and listen. As you come unto Him, He will let you know what to do. And that is why I’m a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by having a smile on my face every day despite the hardships and challenges that I have faced and continue to face. These challenges often come in the most unexpected ways. For example, just recently my immune system decided that my blood vessels were the enemy and thus I was very sick for awhile. But despite all the things that can and do inevitably go wrong, I try to help someone every day and share the joy that I have in my life. Although it isn't always easy, I try to follow Christ's example to love and serve the people around me.