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Hi I'm Meka

I am the the first member in my family. I am a nurturer by nature. I love to sing. I love Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love singing. i think that was my first love. i enjoy writing poetry. i have rediscovered my love of reading. i love being on the water. i am single. i have no children. i have three siblings, two sisters and one brother. i am the second oldest. i have gone to school for several things. i just have a love of doing different things. i enjoy cooking. i went to culinary school for a little while. i didnt realize how much of a joy that really was. i am like an onion in a lot of ways. you have to peel back a layer and find something new. it takes me a minute to warm up but when i do beware. i am a fearless friend. i love with everything i have. i lost my mother to cancer almost 7 years ago. i have done her work and i am so happy for that. that day was special very special to me.

Why I am a Mormon

i didnt know what a mormon was until i was 16. i had transferred schools in the middle of high school. 7 out of the first 10 people i met were all LDS. they were the most welcoming and just amazing. i found that my happiest moments in the school day and after was when i was with them. one day our english teacher gave us an assignment of sorts. so she could finish up papers with the last class and get ready for the next. we had to bring a book to class to read for the first 15 minutes. well i had a friend bring me a copy of the Book of Mormon to read. she had been sharing some thoughts with me and bore her testimony to me several times before that moment. she told me to read that book for class and if i felt so inclined. well i did. i new with out a doubt that the book was true. i didnt get half way through when i felt the need to pray and talk to my Heavenly Father and ask if it was. my answer was clear clear as any moment in time. i had a baptism date after my 1st visit to church. due to family issues i had to wait til i was 18. both of my parents had joint custody so they needed to agree. so i waited until i was old enough. i have remained a member and i love the gospel because my Father in Heaven and the Holy Ghost shared something with me that i could not deny. i asked a question and i got my answer. i love this gospel. it is true. i know that my life will be full. full of joy trials pain possible heartache. whatever comes i know that there IS a light at the end of the tunnel. i am a pioneer for my family and i know my actions will pass to generations after. i am glad to be here. i am glad to be standing. glad to be a member of this church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. i know that Jesus Christ lived, died and lives today. i know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that God loves me and love you. i know Thomas Monson is the living prophet. this church is true and the work being done is true. i am a witness.

How I live my faith

my first serving opportunity was working with young women ages between 12-17. it was a great opportunity for me to hear such wonderful testimonies of Christ. it was an opportunity prepare them and able them to stand with strength in who they are as daughters of God. teaching them to know their worth and so much more. i think my opportunities to serve in several different aspects of the church have made me a better person. i see now in some ways what it is my Father in Heavens sees in me. those opportunities have been more than scary but i have learned a lot about what God has in store for me. i know what it is to some degree what i can handle. serving others has been a great joy and brought me great happiness, but the most unexpected surprise when i do is what joy it brings me. i find that service to others even in my most unfeeling days are the most fulfilling. when times to serve comes up and it hits me that it is me. i know that there is something in that opportunity that i am suppose to learn. it teaches me that i need to give people to do the same for me. i get the opportunity to meet new people, i get to love new people. i get to gain a new friend and that brings me hope, peace, joy. i learn through those opportunities how to serve like my elder brother Jesus Christ and i know that with practice. i will become flawless in those efforts. it may not be in this life. but i know that one day i will be. that is one of the reasons i do what i can. Christ is my example and if i follow Him i will see him and those i love in the life to come.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Meka
what my testimony is to me is an inward and intimate understanding of my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy ghost. it is an understanding that i know that i am a child of God, Jesus Christ is His son who died for me and you because of an unselfish love. it is a understanding of the truth that is in the Book of Mormon. it is the understanding that i know that prophets lived long ago and today. that joseph smith knelt in a grove of trees and asked God a a question and received an answer. it is knowing that the fullness of the Lords gospel has been restored to the earth. it is all those things outwardly expressed. a testimony is sharing truth that you have received a witness of yourself. Show more Show less