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Hi I'm Cindy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a woman. A mother. A wife. An educator and a student. I'm a nursing student with a great husband and 3 great kids. I have lived in san antonio most of my life and love spending time with my friends and my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised Catholic, my father grew up in the LDS church and taught me a lot of the core values of the church. Family, respect, humility, contriteness, and being grateful for all the blessings we receive. My husband, my 14 year old, and my son were all baptized into the LDS church on June 18, 2011 and we have already been blessed with callings to be of service within our church and to help others in our church. I also really love the fact that everyone you go to church with is your neighbor. The church is set up so the service you attend is attended by those who live in your area, so it is easy to build relationships both inside and outside the church with families and friends with the same values as yours.

How I live my faith

By doing good. Loving the Lord, my family, and mankind. I am involved in the Relief Society and am excited because our church has grown so much and so quickly that we now have a new building. I feel that the Church is the true church and my family truly enjoys the fellowship with other members of our church. I feel that my faith leads me to be of more service to those around me and has taught me to be humble,caring, and loving. There was a huge hole in my heart when I was attending other churches, and now I feel that all my spiritual needs are met. All the questions I have or had questions about, I am able to get answers from members of our church

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Cindy
I believe the Mormon lifestyle is centered around the Lord, the Holy Spirit, and service. God wants us to be of service to others.... To share the love of God every chance we get. rom smiling at a stranger, to helping someone in need, or saying a prayer for someone going through a difficult time. For myself and my family, we pretty much lived life like an LDS family and did not know it. A veery distinct difference in our lifestyle now is that there is no coffee, tea, alcohol, or smoking in our lives. I definitely think that the church is bringing my family closer together as we grown in the faith of the Church. 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. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Cindy
The Holy Ghost, to me, is the still strong voice in my head that keeps me in communion with the Lord. It helps calm me and guides me and teaches me how to better. A better wife, mother, and friend. It also warns me against things that are not good for me, and people who are not good for me. The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead, along with God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. The Holy Ghost is one in purpose with the Father and the Son, but is a separate being. Through Joseph Smith, the Lord revealed: Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Cindy
The Lord God is the source of all truth. He loves you and wants to answer your questions. He will help you recognize the truth as you sincerely seek it and ask Him for guidance. You can know that what you’ve been learning is true (see James 1:5-6; Book of Mormon, Moroni 10:4-5). Sincerely pray to your Heavenly Father. Ask Him if what you are learning is true. Continue to study and give thoughtful consideration to what you are learning. Listen with your heart for the sweet feelings of inspiration from the Holy Ghost, who will to whisper the truth to your spirit and mind. Follow God’s commandments so you can feel the influence of the Holy Ghost. You may have experienced feelings of peace, hope, comfort, or happiness as you've read. If so, you have already felt the Holy Ghost telling you that these things are true. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Cindy
Speaking for myself, I believe the church knows and loves all of the Lord's children. We welcome you and invite you to experience the Church-as Jesus Christ wanted it to be. We attend church based on predetermined 'wards'. When you go for the first time, you will be overwhelmed by the sincerity and closeness you fell in the congregation. If you look around, you will notice neighbors that live 2 doors down from you. Your children will become excited when they notice friends a few rows over. Not like the 'power churches' on tv that have thousands at each service. How do you meet people? How do you know what they are really about? 1 hour in church and everyone goes about there business. As a Mormon, I love the fact that we create a tight knit community in our wards. Anyone can join the church if the Lord moves them to attend 1 Sunday. You can always be put in touch with Elders in your area and they will be more than happy to sit with you in the comfort of your own home and answer any questions you have and debunk anything you've heard that might not be true. “every faithful, worthy man in the Church may receive the holy priesthood, with power to exercise its divine authority, and enjoy with his loved ones every blessing that flows therefrom, including the blessings of the temple. Accordingly, all worthy male members of the Church may be ordained to the priesthood without regard for race or color.” (Doctrine and Covenants2-294) Come for the experience. Stay because you belong! Show more Show less