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Hi I'm Meaghan

I'm 25 years old. I'm a secret comedian. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 25 year old woman, living up the single life in Orem, Utah. I work with a non-profit organization within a large company where I get to plan and organize service projects and events for employees. It's great to be able to do service for my job! I studied at Brigham Young University, but have yet to graduate. I was born in Anchorage, Alaska and grew up there, as well as in the Yukon Territory in Canada. After my parents divorced, me and my 6 siblings moved to Texas with my Dad, where I finished up high school. Currently, half my family lives in Alaska and the other half lives in Texas, with me smack dab in the middle.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the Church, but my family became inactive as the years went on. The inactivity also came with fights between my parents, which eventually led to their divorce when I was about 12 years old. At that point, my dad decided to have us start going to church again. I remember going to Sacrament meeting and I didn't even have a dress. I had to wear a pair of dirty jeans, and I remember crying bitterly over it. After a few months, my family moved to Texas and again went inactive. But as the Church keeps track of their members, we were approached by people from the ward. None of my siblings really took interested, except for me. I needed friends and this provided that for me. My Young Woman's leaders guided me back to the gospel and helped me gain my testimony. As I am the only active child out of seven, it wasn't until I left for college that I truly gained a testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The truths and the principles are ALWAYS the same. There is no inconsistency in the Gospel and that constancy is what I needed in my life. I learned through trials that Christ is the one true person that I could always rely on and trust in. I feel comfort when I seek Him, when I read the scriptures and when I pray. Through the guiding examples in my life, even today, my testimony in the Gospel is strengthened on a daily basis.

How I live my faith

For me, my faith is easy to live. I find that living with the Gospel is so much easier than living without it. I see all of my siblings struggle through life, constantly making the wrong choices and suffering the consequences without guidance of the atonement, and it strikes home. By reading my scriptures, attending church meetings and activities, attending the temple, daily prayer, and by being around people of the same faith, it is easier for me to live a happy life. When I miss a day with no scripture study, I can feel it. It affects my mood and I notice that the Spirit leaves me quicker. Being around people of the same faith helps because I can follow their example when I feel like I am struggling. Of course, it does not mean that I don't associate with people who do not believe the same thing as me. If I did that, I wouldn't be close with almost my entire family or have close friends from school or work! I love living the Gospel of Jesus Christ because it brings happiness and comfort.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

We believe that life does not end after death. Death is only the spirit leaving the body. The spirit then goes to the spirit world, where we will continue to learn the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We will be reunited with our family and be able to continue our progression with them. We believe that we will be resurrected with a perfected body and continue our lives with our families throughout eternity. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion. We believe that the Book of Mormon is an addition to the Bible, meaning that it is another testament of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ, we believe, came to visit the people who lived in North and South America after His resurrection, and the Book of Mormon provides record and proof of this. It is a record of the people who lived in the land before Christ came, during His time, and after He left. It is a true record of the time and provides a second witness to the New Testament. Show more Show less