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Hi I'm Marlies

I work from home & love being able to raise my children with my husband. I love spending time with friends & family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

These days my interests seem to be my kids & husband, but when I do get a moment to myself I enjoy running or walking, creating things, gardening, playing the piano & once upon a time when I really had time I loved to paint. The greatest talent I have learned that I have is people collecting. I love meeting new people & connecting with them. As a Discovery Toys Educational Consultant (I get to sell toys) I get to meet new people all the time & I love it. My greatest enjoyment is creating opportunities for my family to spend time together. I sometimes wish life was just a little slower so I could enjoy doing that more often.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the church all my life, but that is not why I continue to live this way. I love the feeling of being close to my Father in Heaven & I love how living this gospel helps me to be a better person everyday. I feel a difference in my life when I am reading scriptures daily, praying to my Heavenly Father daily, & attending my church meetings weekly. I can't imagine a happier life without these constants. I guess you can simply say it is ingrained in my core!

How I live my faith

I have the wonderful opportunity to teach the women of the church in my ward once a month. I love sharing my faith & experience with them & hearing how their lives have been blessed by the Lord. Their perseverance through trails strengthens me & helps me to overcome my own trials. It always amazes me how happy it makes me to help others in their time of need.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Two centuries ago the Lord revealed to Joseph Smith commandments that will bring about healthy living. These practices help mind & body to be in sync one with another. As I try to live more closely the word of wisdom which also incorporates what foods are best to eat and not just what to avoid I find my body functions better & I have more health & energy. I believe that the world would be a much better place if this practice was the only one the world followed from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less