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Hi I'm Cassie Fox

I'm a sister. I'm a student. I'm a musician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a recent college graduate, with a BS in psychology and a minor in music, and I'll be moving in the fall to pursue a Masters degree in school counseling. I have four sisters who I love dearly and don't get to see often enough. When we're all together, we love to sing along to Broadway musicals and have sleepovers. In my free time, I love to read and play the piano.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but I continue to live according to the principles I was taught because of my personal conviction of their truth. I have read the Book of Mormon and through it have learned so much about God's plan for me, His daughter. I know He loves me. I see evidence of His infinite mercy all around me. I believe in the fundamental necessity of the family and of the power a woman can have when she gives up personal desires and recognition to bear children and teach them to live a righteous life. The most special times of my life have been the times when I have devoted my entire self to serve other people, putting aside any other concerns or personal obligations I have, choosing instead to focus all of my energies to improving the life of another person. I look forward to the opportunity that being a mother will bring to live like that every day. I know that the Lord hears every single one of my prayers, even when I'm too proud to acknowledge how much I need His help or how much I rely on Him to get through the day. I love the gift He has given me in allowing me to choose for myself what I would do in my life, as well as the gift of the guidance of the Holy Ghost and a living prophet to direct me in what type of life I must live to achieve happiness. I am so grateful for my Savior, who suffered for my sins and for my pains. I could not have made it through many of the difficulties of my life if I did not have faith that He was there, that He loved me despite my imperfections, and that He had the ability to make all things right. Because of these wonderful gifts that abound in my life, I want to express my love and gratitude to the Lord by following in His footsteps. I want to do all I can to make Him happy, which I know I can do by living righteously and uplifting my brothers and sisters in Christ.

How I live my faith

I help plan the music for my congregation's Sunday meetings. I also visit two other young women in our congregation to offer fellowship and friendship.

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Cassie Fox
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the name the Lord gave to His church in 1838, 8 years after it was restored to the earth. We are often called Mormons because we believe in the Book of Mormon, in addition to the Bible. The Book of Mormon is a second witness of Jesus Christ, that gives an account of His people in the Americas, including His visit to them following His resurrection. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Cassie Fox
We believe that God is the father of our spirits. We lived with Him for a time before we came to live on the earth. He is perfect in every way, and one of the reasons we came to the earth was to learn to be like Him. He is both a just and a merciful God who knows and loves each one of His children individually. God has a physical body, as does His son, Jesus Christ. Although we cannot remember Him, we can come to know Him as we study the words of His prophets and the words and life of His son Jesus Christ, who was like Him. Through prayer, we can communicate with our Father in Heaven and, through the power of the Holy Ghost, He can reassure us of His love for us. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Cassie Fox
The answer is emphatically yes. We do believe that Jesus Christ is the literal Son of God. He is the only person to ever have lived a perfect life. Because of these things, He was capable of enduring the suffering necessary to atone for our sins, which He did because of His love for us. In the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross, Jesus Christ suffered for my sins and sorrows, as well as the sins and sorrows of all the world. Everyone who will come unto Him and repent may be forgiven of their sins. Show more Show less