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Hi I'm Dana Anquoe

I'm Native American. I'm an actress. I'm a registered Democrat. I'm Mormon

About Me

I'm finishing a degree in History Education. I love acting, singing, directing, being active, laughing, Rockband and multitude of other fun things. I love being with my friends. I love my family. I love being Native. I'm directly descended from the Kiowa Chief Satank. I love life and everything that it throws at me, fun and not so fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church. However, I became truly converted when i was 15. My youth group visited Carthage Jail in Illinois where the Prophet Joseph Smith was killed. I sat on the floor, looking at a drop of his blood, and I knew that he was a man of God and that the things I had heard all of my life were true. I lost my mother that same summer to a heart attack. She was 53. But I knew I would see her again someday. I lost my father to a heart attack when I was 28. Because of the ordinances performed in the Temple for the dead, my parents are sealed in marriage for eternity. And I am sealed to them. That means that, as long as I live my life as best I can and keep my covenants, I can be with my parents for eternity. While I have had a life full of trials and tribulations, my faith has never waivered and, if anything, has become stronger. I know that my Heavenly Father has a plan for my life. I know that he blesses me daily and without his guidance, I don't know where I would be.

How I live my faith

I teach Gospel Essentials to a large group of single, 30-40 year old single Mormons. (yes...we do exist!) Basically, that means we talk about basic principles and ideals of our faith. I hold a temple recommend and I love to participate in the ordinances in the temple. I love the peace and comfort being in the temple brings.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Dana Anquoe
Just like in the Bible, God called prophets in early America. These men, starting with a man named Lehi, kept records of their dealings with each other and with God. Their writings testified of Christ, the son of God, who would be the savior of the world. These men prophesied of Christ's life, death, resurrection and visit to the early inhabitants of America. They recorded His teachings to this people and his establishment of his Church among them. The book testifies of Christ and his love for his people. It testifies of his Atonement. It is a companion to, not a replacement for, the Bible. I have read the Book of Mormon and have a personal relationship with Christ because of it's teachings. The book comes with a promise that if you read it and sincerely pray about its contents, the Holy Ghost WILL testify of its truth. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Dana Anquoe
Mormons do not worship Joseph Smith. We worship God and Jesus Christ. Joseph Smith was an imperfect man called upon to do the will of the Lord in restoring Christ's church to the earth. He was a boy who wanted to know which church to join and, because of his earnest prayer, saw God the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ. Through God, he became a prophet and a seer and served his fellow men. Show more Show less