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Hi I'm Melanie Dawe

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm just an ordinary mom trying to raise three children to be extraordinary. Am I always successful? Nope! But I get back up and try each day to be the best mom I can be. Just today, I accidentally forgot to pick up my daughter from piano lessons! Sometimes my boys go to school without their lunch. Sometimes I'm successful too. I help with school projects, make sure my kids get their daily chores done and sit with them to help them with their piano. I know it's a struggle each day. I'm not a gourmet cook, but I make sure they have a healthy meals. I may not have the house totally clean and laundry may not be done, but I do take the time to help in their classrooms and help them read or study at night. Sometimes I'm a taxi service too, but I love the talks I have with my kids during our drives. Life gets really busy when your a mom, but it sure is worth it! I wouldn't change a thing!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because I love the gospel it teaches. Families are forever! We are linked to them eternally! Wow, isn't that great?? Family is everything to me. I love my husband and children and knowing that if I endure to the end, try to be more like the Savior and keep His commandments, I have that promise that I will be with my family eternally. That is a great promise. I love that the gospel teaches me this and I know it to be true. I love that we have a living prophet here on earth who leads and guides us in the right direction. A prophet is another gift from our Heavenly Father to help us know what He wants us to do. I know my Heavenly Father loves me and knows me by name. I love the Book of Mormon and know it is another testament of Christ. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that the Savior died for me and atoned for me personally. Because he gave freely this gift to me, I can make all my wrongs right and enables me to strive to be a better person, a better wife, and a better mother. I know these things to be true. This is why I choose to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I strive to be the best person I can be. I try to live by the Savior's example. I serve my community and also those who may be lowly in heart. I may not be perfect but I try to give a 100% each day. I know I can't do it alone. I pray everyday to my Heavenly Father to guide me in the direction I need to go, or if I have a decision to make or a problem to solve. I know I can't do it without my Heavenly Father's guidance. The scriptures also help me with what I need to do. I also love to serve in the temple. I find peace there and can feel my Savior's love. It motivates me to be a better person, a better wife and a better mother.