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Hi I'm Shawnee

I am a small town girl, I am a total blonde, I am afraid of car washes, I am serving the Lord in Pittsburgh PA and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a girl who loves to laugh! I love it so much I claim it as one of my most favorite hobbies. I've been blessed to experience laughter often in my life. I grew up with 4 brothers, myself being the only girl. Between pranks, sports, broken bones, chipped teeth, and teasing I've been able to survive childhood...happily believe it or not. I love spending time with family and friends. I enjoy sports; I love to read; and i enjoy old school Nintendo games such as Mario and Tetris. I have zero musical talent whatsoever BUT I love Music! I grew up in a small town in Utah. I learned a lot about work ethic from my parents and am so blessed for that knowledge! I am currently serving a full time mission for my Lord and Savior in Pittsburgh PA! I love every minute of what I do. I eventually plan to go home and finish up my degree in Nursing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love to laugh remember? I love to be happy and there is no greater happiness than to know the true nature of Jesus Christ as my savior. I am a Mormon because it has brought me peace, joy, direction, and KNOWLEDGE about God and about my own personal life. I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing just that.....LIVING and being myself! The person who God needs me to be. I make sure to read the Holy scriptures daily, take time to start and end my day with prayer, and then APPLY what I learn. I live my Faith by trying my hardest to do things as the Savior, Jesus Christ himself would do them. Of course I try my hardest daily to find humor and happiness in the smallest things. I've been successful even when faced with trials and adversity in being happy because I try to only care what the Lord thinks of me. I have a good life:)

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Shawnee
YES! Families are ordained of God and "this life is a time to prepare to meet God". That preparation can and should take place within a family. As we prepare together...as a family, we are promised that we will be rewarded together....as a family. makes sense huh? In the scriptures we see that God has always nurtured his relationships with man through his priesthood, through covenants (promises), and through our faith. All of those things can be found on the earth today because God loves us and has restored the true nature of these things through a modern day prophet. We deserve to be with those we love forever. The Lord has provided a way for this to happen under his direction and in his presence within the walls of His holy temples. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Shawnee
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints technically began in the 1800's. The roots of our faith trace back to the Church that Jesus Christ himself established during his earthly ministry. We believe that the purity of his teachings and the things he had established......such as baptism or the sacrament became corrupt through miscommunication and rejection that is prophecied in the bible. (Amos 8: 12). Joseph Smith was a young boy who was confused about what church to join so he ASKED GOD. I'm sure he was not expecting to see God the Father and Jesus Christ as two seperate beings but He did! Jesus Christ told him to join none of the churches because he wanted the original to be restored on the earth therefore he would call Joseph Smith to be a Prophet......I believe in Prophets. I believe in Moses and I believe in Joseph smith. Through Joseph Smith God broght back pure doctrine....Like Baptism and the Sacrament. I believe this because I asked God if this guy was legit. He did not appear to me but I felt and feel a peace inside of me that I can not deny as I read the teachings of Joseph Smith! Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

Shawnee
We have a sweet promise of peace and comfort after this life.....We believe that God the Father will allow us to have all the blessings that He and His Son now possess IF we do as we are told. We can live happily with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ with our families. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Shawnee
God is truly perfect. He not only created all the laws in the universe but he follows them. He is a perfect example of love, mercy, and justice! He is our Father in Heaven. He has a body of flesh and bone but it is PERFECT and immortal. His whole purpose is to help us progress that we too can become perfect even as he is. With his purpose in mind he naturally loves us and helps us. He is our parent. Show more Show less