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Hi I'm Daisy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Daisy. I am in my early 30s, have amazing hair, love to laugh, and am a little bit quirky. However, there is nothing spectacularly special about me - and I am ok with that. I recently moved to Pennsylvania from New Mexico with my husband and two dogs to be closer to my in-laws. We have been married since 2009 and have been pleasantly surprised at the joy marriage to each other has brought us. I spend most of my days working in an office and he works nights at a local factory. Much of my free time is spent with my husband, our dogs, our friends, and our family. We currently don't have children, but look forward to be parents. As for now we enjoy our time alone together and the freedom we have for the things parenthood won't afford us, such as sleeping in on Saturdays.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be born into an LDS family. My father was also raised in the Church, while my mother joined when she was 19 years old. I say blessed because I have never had to live without the knowledge and peace that the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings. I was raised knowing that I am a daughter of God, that my Heavenly Father loves me, that Jesus Christ is the literal Son of God and Savior of the World, that we have a living Prophet, and that God's Priesthood is here on the earth to provide the guidance and ordinances needed to find happiness in this and Salvation in the next. When I was a teenager I seriously questioned the truthfulness and validity of the Church. I reached a point that I decided if I chose to not be a part of it I would have to abandon everything that was unique to it. No more lessons from the Book of Mormon and the things I know about the Savior from it. No continued revelation and no living Prophet. I would have to figure out a whole new relationship with my Heavenly Father. Who was I if I wasn't a daughter of God? As I considered giving up all those things I realized that they are a part of me, because to me they are indisputable truths. I was deeply committed to the Gospel at that point. Every time I waiver in my faith, I remember those things. Because of the Church and it's lessons, I KNOW God lives and loves me. I KNOW who Jesus Christ is and what He has done for me. I KNOW that Joseph Smith saw and spoke to God and that the Book of Mormon truly is Another Testament of Jesus Christ. I KNOW that I will be with my dear husband for eternity because of the power of the Priesthood. I KNOW I can be forgiven if I sincerely repent and that I can live with God again. Because of the Church, I know who I am, what my purpose is, and what life is really about. I am grateful and proud to call myself a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being the best person I know how to be and always trying to live up to the promises I have made to my Heavenly Father. I attend Church each week and strive to pray and study the Scriptures often. Each member of the Church is asked to provide service to the congregation, and for me that is to help coordinate compassionate assistance to those in need. Often this means providing meals, help cleaning, or babysitting when someone needs it. We take meals to new mothers and their families when new babies come. We help people move, we check in on those who are struggling, and do what we can for each other when difficult time occur. I live my faith by being obedient to the commandments of God given to us because I love Him and want to please Him. I understand that commandments are given to help and protect, not restrict us. We may not understand it all, but neither does a child who is given rules by their parents. I have faith that someday and I will grow and learn and understand these things, but for now, I choose to follow Him. Most importantly, I am grateful that I am allowed to live my faith with very little interference from others. Within the Church we have a statement of beliefs that we refer to as the Articles of Faith. One of the closest to my heart is "We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may." I live my faith by showing gratitude to those who are respectful and tolerant of my beliefs and offer them the same.