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Hi I'm Mari

I grew up in Arizona. I am a wife and mother. I'm a perfectionist. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love my life! I find joy in being with and taking care of my family as a wife and mother. I am a busy person, but I like it that way. I have been working full time for almost 10 years, but will be retiring soon. SO thrilled about that! I enjoy crafting, blog surfing, and being outdoors (when it's not 100 bazillion degrees outside!).

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and baptized an official member of the church at 8 years old. While I grew up in the church, I don't think I was truly "converted" until I was in high school. I was able to attend our church's religion class (Seminary) every day and I felt the scriptures come alive as I diligently read them every day. I gained a testimony of the truthfulness of The Book of Mormon and continued to gain a testimony of other principles and foundations of the gospel like prayer, faith, and repentance. These truth's have been confirmed over and over as I have gotten older and experienced many things. I am a Mormon because I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true. I feel true joy and happiness when I am following the teachings of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I pray every day that I can be a good example to those around me. I choose to make righteous decisions each day so I can keep the special gift of the Holy Ghost (The Spirit of God) with me at all times. I am able to love and see others the way Jesus Christ would when I have His Spirit with me. I also have more patience with my family. I have the best job in the whole church! I get to work with the children ages 18 months to 12 years old. What a special, special calling that is! Although it is a very busy job, I wouldn't trade it for anything. These children have taught me so much and I will never forget the sweet experiences I have had with them. I am amazed at their knowledge of the scriptures! I love to see their testimonies grow right alongside my own!