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Hi I'm Meisha

I like chocolate, chemistry, music and reading. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an organic chemist and a chemical engineer. I am transitioning from college to working life, and learning all about investing, insurance, and being responsible for more aspects of my life with less reminders. I love reading anything that keeps my interest after the first page or educates me about a new topic. I love learning, and am teaching myself Spanish and how to play the guitar. Food is a passion of mine. I love ice cream, spicy food, or any type of chocolate without raisins. I find satisfaction in cooking and sharing food. I love experimenting and creating something wonderful out of seemingly uncoordinated items. I find supreme wonder and awe while observing a sunset, waterfall, saguaro cactus, mountain overlook, or the ocean. I dream of traveling around the US and seeing several national parks. Maybe someday international travel, but I'll start with the US. I am single. Sometimes that fact liberates me, sometimes I despise it. I don't let singleness limit me in any aspect of my life however. Families are important to me. I love spending time with my parents, grandparents, sister or cousins. I look forward to starting a family of my own. In the meantime, I continue to live and enjoy my life as it is.

Why I am a Mormon

I attended many churches looking for something I felt was missing in my life. I refused to attend the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because of bad things I had heard from relatives and friends. One of my Mormon friends persisted in asking me to come to her church, so after a few months of asking I did. Once there, I learned that I am a child of God, that God hears and answers my prayers, and there's more to Jesus Christ than Christmas presents. I felt in my heart of hearts that I had found truth and the part of me that was missing. I decided to do something about it and was baptized. I continue to be a Mormon because of how I feel when I pray, attend church, serve others or study the word of God. I feel the power of heaven's influence in my life. I feel the love of God.

How I live my faith

I study the scriptures, both the Bible and the Book of Mormon, daily. I strive to feast upon the words of Christ, doing more than just reading the words. I think about principles the words teach and how that applies to my life right now. I also listen to the words of God's prophet on my ipod while I exercise or drive around town. I attend church weekly and try to think about the lessons taught there throughout the week. I regularly go to the temple, the house of the Lord, to learn even more about Jesus Christ and think about how his sacrifice affects me and those I love. I strive in all aspects of my life to follow Christ's example, modeling my character after his. I look for opportunities to serve others in my own home and community. When prompted by the Holy Spirit, I share my beliefs or personal experiences.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

The temple is a place of instruction about Jesus Christ and a place to make and/or be reminded of covenants. A covenant is a promise between you and God. God sets the terms of the promise and outlines the blessings for keeping it. You agree, contracting between you and God if you will, to keep the promise. One covenant made in the temple is called sealing, which binds husband, wife and children together as a family forever providing they keep the promise. The temple is also a place where members of the church perform proxy ordinances for people who died without the opportunity. That means church members can be baptized in place of someone who died and wasn't baptized. That someone can then choose to accept or reject the baptism performed for them in the temple. Show more Show less