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Hi I'm Mary

I was born in Egypt, but call Australia my home. I'm a quiet achiever. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music and helping others. I worked for a Respite Center and loved helping the elderly with activities and trips to places of interest. I love to spend time by the sea and watch the waves and relax. I have one daughter whom I love very much. I have a thirst for knowledge and enjoy learning history, legal studies, biology and love Sudoku! I am interested in keeping up to date with news and current affairs and love a good movie. I lived in Egypt until I was 16 and moved to Australia with my parents and siblings. My first port of call was Sydney and loved the beaches and the way of life there!!!! I also lived in Brisbane and visited Papua New Guinea for 3 months in Goroka (up in the highlands)!

Why I am a Mormon

I met the Missionaries when I was 23 at a time in my life when I had just suffered the death of my father. I asked them to come to my home and talk about religion. I had lots of unanswered questions I needed answers to, about God, my relationship with God and life after death. Their visits and discussions we had on the gospel gave me solace and hope. What they said made a lot of sense to me and I had finally got the answers I was looking for. I was baptised into the church and have never looked back. My membership in the Church has been a true joy in my life.

How I live my faith

I have served in the church in many capacities, from teaching little children to instructing the youth aged 12 to 18. I have served as a Compassionate service leader and loved interacting with women and helping and aiding those who are in need. I have been a part time missionary and enjoyed sharing my beliefs with others. I am a visiting teacher (visiting women in our church and caring for the needs of those I look after). I have worked in many other capacities that have helped me extend myself and grow as an individual. I am currently working in our Temple and I find this the highlight of my spiritual life. I live my life in conformity with the teachings of the church. I love serving others, and strive to be kind and compassionate with those around me. I am a good listener and try to understand people from all walks of life. We are all children of our Father in Heaven and we are all special and precious to Him.