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Hi I'm Megan

I'm a wife and a mommy. I grew up in California and have been transplanted to the South. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a graduate student's wife, and get to be a stay at home mommy. Before having my first baby, I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University. I love reading, scrapbooking my photos, cooking & baking, sewing, and I enjoy writing.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to a family that was already active in the LDS church, but that isn't why I'm a Mormon today. I have learned for myself the blessings and happiness that come from living the principles and ordinances of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon because of the testimony I have gained. My testimony has not come all at one time. There have been small moments throughout my life that have helped to strengthen and shape my testimony. Those moments are not all in the past. My testimony is still being strengthened day by day as I live the gospel's teachings. These truths I know: I know that Heavenly Father lives. I know that He loves me. He wants to talk with me through prayer, and He knows what I need--even when I don't have the right words to express my needs to Him. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. The Atonement is real--and it works for me. Through Jesus Christ, I can be comforted. I can be forgiven. The weight of the burdens I feel can be lifted from me, and I know that He helps me to make it through whatever trial I am facing. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Earth, and I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is that gospel. The simplicity and logic of its teachings have helped me to understand that truth. I know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon, and that the Book of Mormon is another testament of my Savior, Jesus Christ. I can feel that when I humbly study its teachings. I know President Thomas S. Monson is the Prophet today, and that he speaks for Christ. He and the other members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve apostles love each of us and are truly trying to help us learn what Christ would have us do. Their testimonies and counsel help me draw nearer to Christ. I know that through the ordinances in the temple families can be together forever. I know that if I strive to keep the covenants I have made, I will live with Heavenly Father and Jesus again.

How I live my faith

In my ward, I currently work with the Cubscouts. Mostly I work on award ceremonies, but I also help plan weekly meetings for the boys to participate in-- my main goal in this calling is to help the boys learn the skills they need to be successful missionaries, husbands, and fathers. I am also a visiting teacher. I love being involved with visiting teaching because it helps me connect with other women in my ward and make new friends. Although it's sometimes a little uncomfortable for me, I also enjoy meeting new members in my ward, as well as people who are investigating our church. It's nice for me when someone greets me by name, so I try to do the same to others so that they know they are welcome and loved.