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Hi I'm MaryAnn

I am a wife, a mother, & a mortgage loan officer. I am a social butterfly and a fluent spanish speaker. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time wife and mother of two. My husband is my better half...and nothing is more joyful than the sound of my cute kids laughing. I work part-time from home doing mortgage loans, something I continue to do because I love my job. I enjoy the outdoors, socializing with friends and family, and dancing in the living room. Music is an important part of my life. I speak fluent Spanish and have a love for the Latin culture. I enjoy being active and balance that with my love of a good bowl of chocolate ice cream.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know the teachings are true. How do I know? I asked. Who did I ask? Simple. I asked God. While I grew up in a Mormon family, I still took the opportunity to read the Book of Mormon and pray to know if it was true. There were no visions, or voices in my head. Rather a sweet peace in my heart that I will never be able to deny. I've felt this same peace many times throughout my life. In times of joy and hardship. At times when I was so confused and times when I was at my peak. The Lord is there each day to help me understand and know what to do. I continue to study the scriptures (both the bible and the Book of Mormon) and ask of the truthfulness of their teachings. I learn each day how I can more fully pattern my life after Jesus Christ. I am grateful to have been allowed to feel the answers to my prayers throughout my life and continue to be taught each day. Nothing in my life has brought me greater happiness than the knowledge that through Christ I can be a better me, have my family forever, and ALWAYS feel love and strength from my Father in Heaven.

How I live my faith

I do my best to live my faith each day by being the best I can be. I fall short EVERY day. But the point is that I try. I end each day asking for help to be better. Some of the times where I have felt the strength of the gospel the most in my life is when I have failed…and failed…and failed. This is probably because I am at my most humble state. When I pray, I FEEL the love of my Heavenly Father. It’s something I can do on my own, alone, confide in Him and know that He will help lift me to try again. I try to be an example of Christ by leading a life of faith, good choices/actions, kind words, and love for others. I am NOT perfect….not even close. But to me this is the beauty of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. It’s not a group of perfect people. It’s a group of people who believe Christ is our Savior and who are willing to take steps each day to live the way He has asked us to. This requires ACTION. I chose to keep God’s commandments….both those that were given in ancient times and today. I am grateful to know that the Lord loves us enough to give us all the same teachings as were in the times of Christ himself. Yes, there is a Prophet today to help us through OUR times. Christ still leads his church. I have made promised to God that I try to live up to so that I may be entitled to return to live with Him someday.