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Hi I'm Megan

I'm a wife. I'm a mother. I'm a sister. I'm a daughter. I'm a friend. I'm a trained teacher and a registered nurse. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a life-long active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ! It is at the heart and soul of who and where I am today. I attended Brigham Young University where I studied Biology Teaching and loved every minute of my time with the International Folk Dance Ensemble. I married a wonderful, funny, smart young man I met at church. After a short teaching "career," I stayed home to take care of our beautiful children. Not one to sit still for long, I went back to school to fulfill my dream of becoming a nurse. Today I am the busy mother of 2 daughters and a son. I am a cook, chauffeur, cheerleader, confidant, housekeeper and sometimes a disciplinarian to those amazing gifts from Heavenly Father. I work full-time as a registered nurse at at Level 1 Trauma hospital. I am a Girl Scout leader and am frequently asked to serve on training staffs for the Boy Scouts. I love to camp and spend time in the great outdoors. I love to listen to music of all genres and enjoy playing the piano in a spare moment or two. I love to create scrapbooks full of memories. I love to cook and love to eat. I love to travel and hope to expose my children to wonders all over the earth. I love to read all kinds of literature.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to very young parents who strove to teach me right from wrong. They taught me the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Along with my sister and three brothers, I was given opportunities to discover for myself the truth of Gospel. We were taught to pray and to recognize the promptings of the Holy Ghost. We studied the scriptures as a family. Growing up the Church was a part of our every day existence. As a teenager, I took seriously the challenge to find out for myself if the things I had learned in my childhood were true. I made conscious decisions to keep the commandments and maintain the standards of the Church, even when others around me were not. I know I was blessed for those choices. I read the Book of Mormon and asked the Lord if it is a true testament of Jesus Christ, and I came to know that it is. During my years at BYU, I was presented with opportunities to once again decide how I would live my life. At times I found myself in the depths of despair, either as a result of my own choices or from the impact of the choices of others. I learned during those dark times that my Heavenly Father loves me. He knows me personally, and knows the struggles I face and the challenges and choices that are in my path. With his help, and my knowledge that Jesus Christ died for my sins and my emotional and physical pain, I gained a strong testimony that everything I had been taught was true. I was strengthened during times of weakness and buoyed up during times of sorrow. Today I am just as sure as I was then that my Heavenly Father lives and loves me, and so does my Savior, Jesus Christ. They are aware of me and my needs. They have put people into my life that have taught me the truths of the Gospel. When I am low, they are there to lift me up. When I feel weak, they are there to provide support and encouragement. This is the true Church of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I love to serve in the Church and in my community! I have had opportunities to serve adults, youth, and children. I have been a leader and I have been led. I have taught Sunday School classes to all ages, worked with teenage girls at summer camp and supported the adult Scout leaders in various roles. I volunteer as the drug prevention program director at our elementary school as well as Girl Scout leader. I work with the Living Legends of Aviation, where I had the privilege of meeting Elder Uchtdorf, an Apostle of Jesus Christ. Most importantly, I strive to be an example of a believer of Jesus Christ in my actions and my appearance. I watch for opportunities to serve others around me as He would do if He were here on earth. I try to teach my children the Gospel and what it means to believe in Jesus Christ.