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Hi I'm Megan

I grew up in California. I am a wife, stay at home mom and a university student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Megan. I am a mother who works from home. I have wonderful children and a loving husand who I enjoy spending time with. I am currently taking a break from my university courses to spend quality time with my children. I plan to finish my university education as soon as my children are old enough to attend school. I happen to love all things crafty and organized. I quite possibly have a new hobby every week. My current hobby of choice is gathering fun, well-designed, educational materials for my little tots. I can't wait to create the ultimate playspace/learning environment where I can teach them all about this wonderful world that our Heavenly Father has created for us. I get incredibly excited about thrifting, DIY, and great deals on groceries and other items! I feel very strongly about living on a budget, saving for the future, tithing, and being grateful for what I have right here and right now. I am passionate about emergency preparedness and doing small things everyday to make my families home safer, more functional, and better managed.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family, which means I attended church as a mormon since birth. Being born into the church, however, does not mean you are automatically converted and automatically believe. Each person desiring a testimony of the restored gospel must someday make the choice to fall on their knees and ask for confirmation from Heavenly Father that this, The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, really is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and the true church guided and directed by God. My conversion has come and deepend over a long period of time. I began to build my faith and testimony for myself when I was but 12 years old. I felt very strongly, after defending my beliefs to a friend of mine, that this, the faith I had grown up with, must be true. I felt prompted that if this gospel really was true then I must act upon my faith and build it. I began to read the Book of Mormon, of my own accord and on my own. I finished the Book of Mormon for the first time when I was 13, one year later. I have read the Book of Mormon countless times since and have had it witnessed to me that it is a true account, that Christ truly is my savior, that Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God and that the gospel of Jesus Christ truly has been restored. I continue to be Mormon because I know that this really is God's church and if I want to find true happiness, I must listen, act, and feast upon the word of God. I continue to be Mormon because I have received a direct witness from God where I came from, why I am here, what I need to be doing, and where it is I want to go.

How I live my faith

My husband and I attend Sunday Meetings each Sabaath. My husband teaches the (younger) adult men once a month during the third hour of our meetings. I am on a comittee that plans monthly activities for the adul women in our ward. Those activities include classes on emergency preparedness, humanitarian aid activities, and other event we feel will be beneficial to our sisters and our communities. My husband is a faithful home teacher. This means that he and a companion are assigned to check in, each month, on a few families in the ward. Home teachers are there to share spiritual messages and help the family by serving them both with big and little things. I am a Visiting Teacher. This means that I am assigned a companion and that my companion and myself are assigned several adult women to visit and check up on each month. Visiting teachers also may share spiritual messages to uplift one another. They are also there to help meet the needs of the sisters they visit. When my whole family was sick a week or two ago, my visiting teachers brought by enough meals for three days. I hadn't asked them to, but they saw a need and fulfilled it. I was and still am incredibly grateful for their service. My husband and I live our faith every day of our lives by practicing daily personal prayer and scripture study. We also make sure to have morning and nightly prayers with our family, as well as family scriptures study. Each Monday we set aside our evening to have what is called "Family Home Evening". We spend time together as a family learning about the gospel, sharing testimonies, and in many cases doing fun wholesome activities such as playing games, making food together, watching movies, serving others, or doing crafts. We strive each day to be better people than the day before. We strive to repent of our sins and imperfections and to try and build better characters. We desire to be like Christ and work hard each day to become more and more like him.