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Hi I'm Meg

I'm a leader. I'm a jack of all trades. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a college student studying biology and theatre. I am involved in leadership positions with housing at my university and have been working in student council since middle school. I love cheerleading, ice skating, Tae Kwon Do, Dungeons and Dragons, swingsets, blizzards (ice cream and otherwise), the smell of fresh cut grass, the color green, Dostoyevsky, going to see plays, and singing. I want to go to medical school because I love learning about the human body and how it works.

Why I am a Mormon

I met my best friend in second grade. She is LDS and invited me to church activities all the time and every once in a while I would attend. I didn't really start to investigate the church seriously until freshman year of high school when I started going to early morning seminary. I originally agreed to go because I had a huge crush on a boy in my class and I knew that he was LDS. As I began to go to more and more church activities and different church classes I began to ask the most basic questions: Was Joseph Smith really a prophet? Did he restore the priesthood to the earth? Do I really believe that the Book of Mormon and the Bible are the word of God? Am I willing to fore go the sins of the world to follow Christ? Is the LDS church the only true church on the earth today? After I had prayed about these things and knew of the truthfulness of the gospel I really wanted to get baptized but my family is not LDS. I couldn't get permission to get baptized from my parents so I had to wait until I was 18 to "get dunked". I guess that means that I was a "dry" Mormon for awhile. I finally got baptized the summer before I came to college and I am so grateful for the gospel in my life. I am also really grateful for the institute on my campus. I spend a lot of time there and it is where I have met some of my best friends.

How I live my faith

I am actively involved in the women's program in my ward. I meet with the missionaries to discuss investigator progress, I help plan and execute activities for the ward, I visit less active girls, and I help coordinate visiting teaching schedules. I hang out and do homework at the institute on my college campus. I try to read my scriptures and pray daily. I just restarted the Book of Mormon with my friend and we are racing to finish it. I love to plan activities with my friends and I think that being around people with the same moral standards makes it easier to be the best church member I can be. I am working towards being more Christlike and rendering service to my fellow man.