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Hi I'm Mary

I am a daughter, avid of medicine, runner, and Mormon!

About Me

I love this gospel. I have seen immense blessings in my life from living it righteously. It has defined who I am and how I have lived my life. From the blessings I have received, I served a full-time mission to bring my happiness and joy to Heavenly Father's other children. I am grateful that I was able to serve the Lord and the people of Brazil. I love this gospel and I'm not afraid to show it!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because I know this gospel is true. I know that it is the only true gospel on this earth today. For me what I love about being LDS and what I love about this gospel is that it gives my life direction. It has made me who I am today. I love knowing that there is so much more to this life! The world is a beautiful, magnificent place and I see God's hand in it all. I know for a fact that Heavenly Father loves me and that I am a literal child of God. He is my Father. I know he is still watching over me. I know Christ suffered for my sins and he knows what I have gone through and what I feel. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that Christ not only visited the people in Jerusalem but he visited the people in the Americas. I love the Plan of Salvation. I love knowing that I will exist after this life and that I made a choice to come to this earth. I know that Christ and Heavenly Father visited a man named Joseph Smith. I know Joseph Smith to be a true prophet. I have a sister who died when she was seven years old. The gospel teaches that I will see her again. I love knowing that one day I will be able to know her. I have felt the spirit testify to me that my Heavenly Father loves me, that the scriptures are true, that this gospel in its entirety is true. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I believe that it is important to renew one's testimony often and I try to do that everyday. I live my faith by the greatest example of all, Jesus Christ. I think about my actions and wonder, would Christ act the same? Many people have asked me "Why are you obedient?" It is because I want to be. This gospel makes me happy and I know that when I am doing what is right, I am at my happiest. Modesty for me is one of the most important principles in a young woman's life and it is in mine. There is so much garbage and trash circulating in the world today and modesty helps me keep a balance in my life and reminds me what I am striving for everyday; that is to one day marry in the temple. I am grateful that I have the opportunity to go on a mission. I know it is important to serve the Lord. For me, this gospel is my life and my life is this gospel. I know it is true.