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Hi I'm Angie

"I'm a girl, I'm a woman, I'm a wife and mother, I'm a singer, reader, sewer, dreamer, wannabe writer. I'm a mormon."

About Me

I'm a wife, mother and lover of all good, fun things. I especially love to read and get lost in a world of adventure, fantasy, and a bit of romance, and if a book I love happens to be made into a movie, you'll definetly find me at a midnight showing. I also love to exercise. I love being a mom and am grateful for all the challenges that come with motherhood, although, I'm excited for the day when I can get a full nights uninterrupted sleep. I have been married for 12 years and in those 12 years I have lived in 7 different United states, and moved 11 times. I love trying new things and meeting new peope, especailly those of different faiths.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because I have learned for myself that the teaching of Jesus Christ taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are the truest, surest way to go back and live with Heavenly Father and Jesus after this earth life. I was raised a Mormon, and served a mission in the Brasil, Campinas mission. While serving there, I was amazed at how many churches there are around the world with all varying beliefs. I was touched to know, that Joseph Smith, a boy of 14 years, lived in a similar environment and was confused by all the differing denominations and beliefs. Believing that there must be a way or teaching that was right and from God, he read a scripture in James 1:5 that instructed him to ask God if he had a questions and didn't know the answer. He asked God what church was true and his prayer was answered by Heavenly Father and Jesus appearing to him and telling him that none of the churches on the earth at the time had the fullness of the gospel, and that he, Joseph Smith, was called to be a prophet and restore the true church of Jesus Christ will all the truths that existed when Jesus was upon the earth, and that would enable man to obtain exaltation. I was taught this history from my early years. I had also read the Book of Mormon, along with the Bible from the time I was a little girl. I prayed and asked in similar fashion as Joseph Smith, and have received answers to my prayers that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true, and that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, and that only in and through following the perfect example of Jesus Christ, can I find happiness and joy in life. I know this is true, and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by every day working on overcoming weaknesses, and recognizing that if I goof up, (which I do consistently) tomorrow is another day for me to do better. I try to live my faith by teaching my children the teachings of Jesus and especially focusing on loving and forgiving one another. I try to live my faith by serving in my church. I try to live my faith by working with children ages 18 months to 3 years on Sundays for two hours, teaching and helping them learn the basic beginnings of the love Jesus and Heavenly Father have for them, while their parents go to Sunday school and other gospel instruction classes. Also, during the week, I try to live my faith by working with cub scout boys, ages 8-10, and their leaders as they learn how the gospel of Jesus Christ is a part of scouting. I try to live my faith by sharing some of my beleifs when opportunites arise to talk about what I believe. I try to live my faith by saying I'm sorry when I have made a mistake and offended someone.

What is being a Mormon like?

Angie
Being a Mormon is the greatest blessing. As a Mormon I have the wonderful knowledge that I can receive forgiveness from my sins if I have faith in Jesus Christ and repent and do what he has asked me to do. As a Mormon, I also have the special knowledge that my family can be together after this life if I live righteously and try my hardest to live the gospel. Also, I have the best friends. Wherever I have lived, I have immediate friends that have the same standards, beliefs, and that care whether or not I am progressing in life and happiness. Being a Mormon is wonderful because I believe God speaks to the prophet of the church, and guides us and receives revelation for the church. I know I can trust his counsel and teachings. Being a Mormon is awesome, because I know that I can pray and receive answers to my prayers because I have been taught that God hears and answers my prayers, and that he loves me and I am him daughter. Being a Mormon is having opportunities to learn and grow by serving in the church through visiting those in need, or having a calling that challenges me and helps me to rely on the help of God and Jesus Christ through inspiration of the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less