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Hi I'm Meghan

I'm a daughter. I'm a sister. I'm a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Meghan and I've been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since I was a child (baptized at age 8, which is common for children growing up in the church). However, my parents were converts to the church and got baptized early in my childhood. One of my favorite parts of growing up in the church was attending Girls Camp every summer for 6 years, the last (and BEST!) 2 years being a YCL (Youth Camp Leader). My husband and I have been married since April of 2010, loving life in the Arizona desert, and anticipating bringing a family into this world. I currently work with children with disabilities, and enjoy reading and photography in my spare time. I look forward to attending college in the near future to become a registered nurse.

Why I am a Mormon

I envy those who received the opportunity to hear the gospel from missionaries later on in their life, able to hear, understand, and appreciate the gospel that much more; versus someone who grew up in the church and on one hand, remembers all the primary songs, or has memorized all of the Articles of Faith, and has received the Young Woman medallion, but my testimony has been a gradual, slow process since I've been baptized at the age of 8. To be honest, the biggest part of building my testimony in the church has been a recent and very devastating event in my life. My father was diagnosed, treated and eventually passed away from a cancerous brain tumor. During this time, my testimony was truly tested. It was very difficult for my entire family to see his rapid decline, and we had to stand together as a family unit to overcome the grief. The ONLY thing that brought me comfort in the days, weeks, and months that have followed is knowing that, because we were sealed in the Temple as a family, I will see him again if I live worthy in this life. The knowledge that our family will continue and grow through eternity has been a huge blessing in my life. I couldn't imagine dealing with death without the knowledge of The Plan of Happiness that our gracious Heavenly Father has promised us.

How I live my faith

Attending church every Sunday has given my husband and I the opportunity to draw closer to our Father in Heaven, feel spiritually renewed, partake of the sacrament, and participate in Sunday school classes and study in-depth the Book of Mormon and other scripture. Personal prayer and scripture study also strengthens my testimony on a daily basis and helps build my personal relationship with my Heavently Father.