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Hi I'm Marilyn

I love theatre, culture, and the arts. I strive to have a grateful heart. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a daughter, mother, sister, wife, and a friend. I grew up in Salt Lake City and live in Atlanta, Georgia. I work as a therapist and am inspired and touched daily by the journeys I am privileged to share with others. I believe there are many kinds of heroes, that the little things are the big things, and that you should surprise someone and be surprised every day. I have found that one of the most significant things I can do in life is to be grateful.

Why I am a Mormon

Being Mormon has blessed my life in countless ways. It has been the vehicle by which I can develop my faith, stretch myself, discover and develop spiritual gifts and talents, and find greater meaning and purpose in life. It provides me with ways to serve others and seek support and counsel at times when I need it most. I was born into a Mormon family, yet practicing my faith and religion is a conscious decision I make daily.

How I live my faith

I work for the church in Family Services. Working with ecclesiastical leaders, I provide counseling services for individuals of all ages and for couples, families, and children. I facilitate classes in Strengthening Marriage and Strengthening Families. On Sundays, I am a Music Director for my congregation. I arrange for special musical numbers, play the piano for sacrament meeting services, and assist with our ward choir. I am so grateful for our Savior, Jesus Christ. He lived and died for us and I want to become more like Him.

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The purpose of the welfare program is to care for the poor and needy. We teach self-reliance and provident living so that those who are in need can improve their circumstances. Many who have received welfare at one time or another are later able to contribute to this effort by giving back to help others in need. Show more Show less