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Hi I'm Mary B.

I am a Divorced Mom of 3, a Insurance Specialist and seamstress. I am a convert. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom of 3, divorced/single woman, Pharmacy Tech, Performer and Costumer at Renaissance Festivals, friend, sister, daughter, and a new convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was divorced 4 years ago. The process has been rocky and very difficult for me. I have suffered many losses including the loss of both of my parents during those past 4 years as well. However, by the grace of the Gospel and restored church, I AM ON MY WAY back to balance in my life. I honestly felt as though hope and left me, that it didn’t exist. I now know that Hope and Faith go hand in. Through Faith I have found and new life through the teachings and support of the Church and many incredible and inspirational members of the church.

Why I am a Mormon

I searched many years. Thought I found the right path a few times, but they always left me wondering. wanting. I met an incredible family who showed me what the truth about being a Later Day Saint. As I observed this family studying, praying, and worshiping together I began to see the truth. I chose to take my missionary lessons in January of 2011 and was baptized on February 5th. While the advisory still is trying to hold fast to me, I am finding more and more peace and comfort in this church and the gospel. Everyday new and amazing things start to happen. As I grow in my faith, so do the blessings I am receiving. During my lessons, the missionaries asked me to pray to ask the Lord if this was the truth, The gospel, and the church. The missionaries sat dumbfounded when I told them that I didn’t have to, that I already knew deep down in my spirit that these things were true. What is wonderful, knowing that I can have special blessings, even as a single older woman in the church. I do not feel like an outsider at all because I am a divorcee. I feel loved and welcomed and know that the church and its members are there to support, hold me up, and help me be the best daughter of God that I can be. .

How I live my faith

I try to attend Church every Sunday. I take the sacrament. I participate in Women's Activities. I work with the Missionaries and go visit investigators. I study the scriptures and read them with my daughter. I pray as often as I can and make sure that at least once a day that prayer is on my knees. I live by the best example that I can give. I have changed my dress, my habits and my language because I know its the right thing to do. Service to my family, my church and my community have always been important, but they hold new meaning now. I have been a committe member to the women's group and a Ward Missionary. I am looking forward to my opportunity to go to the Temple.