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Hi I'm Miraya

I serve in the U.S. Navy. I am a wife. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have served three years in the United States Navy. I have been stationed in Whidbey Island and work as an aviation mechanic for safety equipment. I love food, spending time with my husband, working out, and watching movies.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents have raised me in the LDS church ever since I was born. However, it took me some time to build faith of my own. In fact when I was eight years old, (the age of accountability and year you are baptized into the LDS faith,) I was uncertain about my baptism. I felt inadequate and that I didn't fully understand everything about this religion. But I knew for a fact that the Savior Jesus Christ lives. I knew he loved me and was watching out for me. I knew that Joseph Smith was a prophet, that he restored the gospel to the earth and translated the Book of Mormon. Because I knew for myself of these simple truths through earnest prayer, my parents and bishop assured me that I was ready for baptism. Baptism was a wonderful decision and I am so glad I chose it. I have continued to build my faith as a young member of the church and have come to know that this gospel is true. It has truly made such a difference in my family, friends, schooling, and really all aspects of my life. The gospel brings me a sense of direction, peace, and comfort in my life that I would otherwise not have. I am so grateful for it and for all the blessings it brings to me and my family.

How I live my faith

I have been given a calling in my church to teach eight and nine year old children principles and lessons about our gospel and church. I try to set a good example and willingly share my beliefs with others.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

No way! A huge value we hold in our religion is the value of service. There is actually a scripture in The Book of Mormon that teaches us that when we are in the service of our fellow beings we are only in the service of our God. We should extend a hand out to all those that are in need of our help. Differences in religious beliefs shouldn't stop anyone from serving others. Show more Show less