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Hi I'm Melanie

I'm a young college student with a busy lifestyle and a dream to raise a family one day. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Melanie, but most of my friends know me as Mae. I'm 20 years old and currently earning a double degree in Philosophy and English - Literature from Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. My primary passion in life is finding inspiration in everyday life and using those experiences to write creative short stories and other works of fiction. I hope to see myself teaching classes at the University level in the next ten years, as well as raising a wonderful family with a loving husband here in the great city of Denver.

Why I am a Mormon

I converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because, as I was investigating the Church and its people, I noticed some extraordinary things in my observations. Members of this Church are charitable, kind-hearted, hard-working individuals who cultivate incredible values in their families, have a strong sense of self and believe in God and the wonderful saving power of Jesus Christ. I found nothing but happiness and a good spirit in every person that I came across during my investigation, and through personal prayer and reflection, I received many blessings from our Heavenly Father that I cannot deny. Since I have been baptized and confirmed, the blessings have not stopped there. I feel filled with the Spirit every day of my life, and I have found a willingness to help others and strive to be more like Christ in everything that I do. I am a Mormon because it makes me happy, and I know in my heart that this path that I have chosen to walk down is the right one to be on.

How I live my faith

Because of my incredibly busy schedule, it has been difficult for me to set aside the necessary time to volunteer as much as I would like to at my Ward. So to make up for the lack of hands-on volunteering, I've begun correspondences with some of the missionaries who are currently serving foreign missions and have resolved to send out letters at least once a week, if not more, that offer words of encouragement, give little updates about life back home, and of course, many, many thanks for the wonderful service that our missionaries are providing to the people in their communities. As a recent convert, I can truthfull say that if it weren't for the incredible efforts of the young men and women serving as missionaries in my community, I would not have come to know the wonderful truth of this gospel or the amazing saving power of Jesus Christ. I owe them a fantastic debt of gratitude, and I try to give thanks to them as much and as often as possible.