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Hi I'm Afryka U. Johnson

I'm a Mormon. I am a mother I grew up in Cobb County Ga., I homeschool my children and I love reading, singing, & teaching.

About Me

I am a mother of 7, and 6 are living. I am in school for psychology I really, really love the study of behavior. I love children and learning. I like to teach preschool and I homeschool some of my children. I was married in the Atlanta Temple in 2001 and my hobbies include reading, mystery movies and t.v. shows. I also enjoy raising children and being married I am willing to give up the bling bling to have my family!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because God has shown himself to me through this church. I have felt his love, gained understanding of his sacrifice for me and I know that this is Jesus Christ Church once again restored to the earth. I want to shout it from the mountain tops. Jesus Church is here again. I love my savior and my Heavenly Father and I am thankful for the slow and steady testimony that he causes to burn in my soul.

How I live my faith

I live my faith one day at a time. I try hard to live the principles taught by Jesus and to repent often. I feel the most important thing to do is to pray and study the scriptures daily. This provides great strength as promised in the scriptures. I also listen to the teachings of his mouth piece, the living prophets. How many of us have imagined how righteous we would have been if we heard Moses, Abraham or Jacob Preach. God has blessed me with the privilege of living in a day in time of living prophets and I do not take that for granted. As far as church service goes I have spent most of it teaching. I love to teach so I feel honored when I'm asked to teach. I also try to be an emotional and spiritual support to my fellow sisters in and outside of the church.

What is being a Mormon like?

Afryka U. Johnson
One of the greatest reasons for being here on earth is to "have joy" (2 Nephi 2:25). Personal prayer, scripture study, and attending church helps us better understand that the best way to find joy and happiness in this life is to know about Our Heavenly Father's Plan of Happiness, the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to strive to keep God's "law" (Proverbs 29:18). Families are an essential part of God's Plan and much of how we live focuses on our families. We want to share the happiness we enjoy with everyone we can through service, missionary work, and contributing to society. I have felt a greater magnitude of joy as a member of this church. Show more Show less