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Hi I'm Christine Maynor,

I love to sing. I am the youngest of 3 daughters. I was married for time and all eternity on May 4th, 2007. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always had a huge interest in music ever since I was a little girl. My older sisters would complain that I would sing myself to sleep in my crib when I was very little ("la, la, la..."). I love to sing. I took voice lessons for 9 years and enjoyed it very much. It was fun to see my soprano voice grow and mature in those years. I also really enjoy scrapbooking. It's a nice way to preserve my pictures for years to come and it's also fun to express my personality through the pages. I've also always enjoyed children. I haven't been blessed to be a mother yet although I've been married for 4 1/2 years. I know it will happen someday. But even though I'm not a mother I have always enjoyed being around children. I especially enjoy being with my nieces and nephews. I love my family. I have been blessed to have my wonderful parents and sisters I am still very close to. I also feel very blessed because I get to be married to my wonderful husband.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I was raised in this church. But that is not the reason why I am still a member today. I definitely believe that even if I hadn't been raised in the church, I would still have decided to join the church. The reason is simple, I know this is the true church. But like everyone, I needed to find out for myself is the church was actually the true church on the earth and that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that the Book of Mormon is actually true scripture. So I was around 16 years old and I had read the Book of Mormon all the way through by myself. And in the end of the Book of Mormon there is a promise that basically says that if we have read this book that we should ask our Father in Heaven if it is a true book. It promises that if we should ask really wanting and desiring to know that it is true, we will know it is true by the "power of the Holy Ghost". So that's what I did. I knelt down beside my bed, and I sincerely asked if the Book of Mormon was true. And it's kind of funny the answer I got was that I had already known that it was true long before that moment. Something that increased my testimony of this Gospel was when I went on a full-time mission for the Church. I served for 18 months in the Canary Islands. It was not the easiest time of my life, but it was so worth it. I had to learn spanish to teach the people there. That was not easy. But with the help of my Father in Heaven, I was eventually able to speak spanish well enough to teach the people the Gospel. It made me so happy to teach these people the teachings of this Gospel that have made me so happy throughout my life. I think my favorite teaching to teach the people was that their families could be together forever, that our family relationships could continue after we die. I am so grateful that I was able to serve my Father in Heaven through being a missionary for Him. I do know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ on this earth.

How I live my faith

I really enjoyed being able to teach the children in our ward the Gospel through music. Little children are so sweet when it comes to talking about their Father in Heaven and their Savior, Jesus Christ. Now I get to hang out with the 8-11 year old girls in our ward and help them become better people.