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Hi I'm Melissa

I was born in Florida. I'm a Mom of four boys & a wife. I love people, sports, to dream the impossible & do it! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to swim, bike ride, be outdoors, enjoy the beach, sing, dance, and enjoy my family. Spending quality time with my boys and loving them are so important to me. I love to play sports, I grew up playing football with my brother and in High School I was the first girl to play Tackle football, it was my dream to do something I loved and enjoyed and I didn't let anything stop me from living that dream. I am blessed to have a beautiful family to love and care for, one of my four boys has Autism and it has been such a long journey to where we are now, but a journey I would never give away, the blessings of a child with such struggles are amazing and out weigh the difficulties in the end.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and had a strong testimony as a young child, at 14 I was confused in the world and became lost as the years went on I found myself at 21 working 3 jobs and married to an Abusive husband and wondering the question, what is life all about? There just has to be more, does anyone love me, does anyone care? Where can I go to find myself and truly be happy? I started by going back to Church, as I sat in a Sacrament meeting, I heard a voice say to me in my mind "The Church is true! I love you! You can be happy! Come back to me!" It was that very point in my life when I saw things start to change when I found hope, little by little my life went from such sadness to having such hope, pray started giving me direction to follow and I started to walk by faith and was followed by a mighty change as I started to make decisions with the help of the holy ghost. I truly felt the love of my savior and realized I needed him so much!

How I live my faith

I currently have lived in my community for 10 years and have enjoyed helping in the cub scouting program. I now visit other sisters from church. My husband and I currently serve in the church as an advisor couple to the young single adult program in the church. This program is wonderful in helpingtyping single adults in the church find wats to have fun together while strengthing their faith in the gospel. I enjoy going weekly to church with my family and feeling of the sweet spirit that is always there and the joy that being a member of the church gives me on a daily and weekly basis. I hope that I can be of help to others who may have gone through tough times and are looking for the peace that the gospel of Jesus Christ can truly bring.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

One of the greatest gifts is the gift of the Holy Ghost! It is like having a personal guide throughout life no matter where you are, the peace that can come in times of hardship or hurt. The guidance as we pray and listen for answers. I truly feel that I am guided by a Heavenly Father who knows me and loves me unconditionally. I am not sure how I would have made it through life without the blessings that the Holy Ghost can bring to us if we choose to listen and allow him to work through our lives by being obedient. Show more Show less