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Hi I'm Mary Brooks

I grew up in Asheville, NC and enjoy gardening and teaching. I love camping with family and friends. I am Mormon.

About Me

I'm getting used to the idea of being a grandmother. What a fun experience! For physical and mental therapy, I love flower and vegetable gardening. It's endearing, each season, watching plants, animals, children and others grow in spirit and size hoping and knowing you did something to nourish them successfully.

Why I am a Mormon

When I listened to the two Elders (missionary companions) on my back porch one evening, as they taught and I knew that Heavenly Father lives and that his son Jesus Christ is the son of God, our elder Brother, our Savior and Redeemer. I know that we are lead by God and Jesus who know us and love us, just like our Prophets do, and we are guided by the Holy Ghost each hour of the day as we pray to keep our spirits strong and worthy of loving God and all those around us. I am grateful for the Atonement of Jesus Christ and know that he has given us a pathway to follow and return home to Heavenly Father. His life here on earth was filled with clear and righteous examples to read about in the scriptures and ponder as we live our lives to be true as his followers. Mary Brooks

How I live my faith

I attend Sacrament each Sunday, where ever I am in my travels, and love my calling as Young Women's Camp Director each summer as we attend a week of fun, laughter, great food, and entertainment among ourselves. It's a week of getting to know each other in our great outdoors, refining our skills as campers and leaders. You truly feel the Spirit of God in the beauty of nature, weather, and knowing you are his daughter.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Mary Brooks
When we are born to a family here on earth, we come as children of God and know that with that responsibility and honor, we must work together to return home. Families are to be together forever because our love is strong and our challenges are great. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Mary Brooks
We are Christians because we believe and read in the scriptures about the life of Jesus Christ and recognize his death was for us, each one of us, so we can return to our Heavenly Father and live eternally. This is a plan for each one of us in this world, not just a chosen few. Show more Show less