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Hi I'm Megan

I'm a daughter, sister, wife, mother of 3 boys, daughter of God, college graduate, full-time mom, dancer, crafter - I'm Mormon!

About Me

I am a daughter of God, daughter, sister, wife, mother of 3 boys, aunt, cousin, friend, college graduate (BA in Child Development/Elementary Education), dancer, organizer, party thrower (I love to host all types), avid home decorator, native Californian, volunteer, gardener, and crafter! That's me in a nut-shell!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I cannot deny that "I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth" Job 19:25. My oldest son (age 9) shared this about our Savior: "I know that Jesus was born on the Earth, just like me and you. When I partake of the sacrament each week, I have the chance to remember Jesus and all that He did for me. Remembering Jesus helps me to choose the right. My family tries to remember the things that Jesus did when he lived on the Earth. As a family we pray together and read the scriptures together. I love learning about Jesus and I know that we are blessed because of all that he did! I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen." When I study and ponder the things that our Savior did for us. I cannot quiet comprehend the pain and sacrifice Jesus made on our behalf, but I am so eternally grateful that he did not shrink from the task that he so willingly accepted. I bear my testimony that Jesus is the Christ that was promised to us by our Father in Heaven. I am so grateful to have the scriptures because then I can read the things Jesus taught and did and picture them. I can see Jesus walking to the Garden of Gethsemane where he prayed mightily for me and you (and all who have and will live on the Earth). I can see him crying in the garden from the pain of the burden and I am so saddened that I have added to that burden. I can see Jesus on trail, being mocked and ridiculed. I can see him carrying the large wooden cross through the streets of Jerusalem and then I see him struggling up the Hill to the place of his death. I am in AWE by the rescue He performed for me! I know that he died on the cross and that he was resurrected - that amazing reuniting of his perfected body and his eternal spirit. And in so doing, he made it possible for all of us to enjoy that same blessing. I have great faith that we will see Him again and I look forward to that day!

How I live my faith

I try to practice what I believe everyday! I live my Faith by patterning my life after the life our Savior, Jesus Christ! As a family we pray together, read our scriptures together, serve other's together, and have fun together.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Megan
We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel. Here is an excerpt from a talk one of our church leader's gave at a meeting- Elder Russel M. Nelson: "To be saved—or to gain salvation—means to be saved from physical and spiritual death. Because of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, all people will be resurrected and saved from physical death. People may also be saved from individual spiritual death through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, by their faith in Him, by living in obedience to the laws and ordinances of His gospel, and by serving Him. To be exalted—or to gain exaltation—refers to the highest state of happiness and glory in the celestial realm. These blessings can come to us after we leave this frail and mortal existence. The time to prepare for our eventual salvation and exaltation is now." (http://lds.org/general-conference/2008/04/salvation-and-exaltation?lang=eng&query=salvation+all) Show more Show less