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Hi I'm Meleena

I'm a reading enthusiast, a college student, a sister missionary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My family is relatively new to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My grandparents on my mom's side are converts and my mom converted my dad! I was born into the church and have grown up in it my whole life. Right now I'm currently serving a mission in the Houston, Texas South mission. I know that the Lord needs me here to help those seeking for the truth. When I return, I'll go back to college. I'm not sure what my major will be but currently it is chemistry. I love to read, mostly fantasy and historical fiction.

Why I am a Mormon

Some people would say that since I've grown up in the Church that I'm forced to stay. That is not the case. I love this gospel and couldn't see myself without it's influence in my life. I know that Christ lives and loves each of us personally. I know that through prayer, personal scripture study, and taking the time to ponder and listen to the Holy Ghost, that the Lord will reveal truths and His will for you at that time. I also know that Christ is the most forgiving and merciful person that has walked this earth because He will be with you in times of needs and difficulties, if you ask. Even in your in the lowest pits of despair, He will comfort and love you with all of His heart. I know that Joseph Smith was and is a prophet of God and that through him, the Lord restored the keys of the priesthood, the gathering of Israel, and the fullness of the gospel. I know the Lord reveals His doctrine and guidance to us today through our living Prophet, President Monson, and through the Twelve Apostles. I know that God has a plan for each one of us and if we seek Him out, He will reveal to us. I love this gospel and don't know what I would be or do without it. In the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday by the little things I do, or try to do. But the biggest thing most people will see will be the tag I wear stating I'm a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It takes guts to leave your life for 18 months to teach people about your religion. I was never the kind of girl that was very open to others about it. I was always afraid of saying the wrong thing or people looking at me weird for what I believe. But we shouldn't be ashamed to tell people about who we are and what we believe. Those beliefs are central to our characters and shape the way we act and live.