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Hi I'm Megan

I love reading nearly any kind of book. I am a die-hard basketball fan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi! My name's Megan, and I'm a Mormon. That's not all, though! I have a wonderful family: a mom, dad, 2 sisters, and a brother who are a great support to me. We also have 2 cats, though I don't know if they count as family... Right now, I'm going to college to become a nurse. I hope to one day be able to attend medical school to become either a cardiologist or a neurologist, but we'll see what happens. I absolutely LOVE basketball--college, NBA, WNBA, you name it. I also love a good football game. In addition to being a sports fanatic, I love to travel. I've been all throughout the United States, but I've yet to visit a foreign country (but I'm eagerly awaiting the day when that experience will come!) I enjoy reading a good book--some of my favorites are The Count of Monte Cristo, J.R.R. Tolkein novels, and all 7 Harry Potter books. I also love a good movie or TV series--any superhero movie (Batman, Spiderman, Superman, Ironman, Captain America, Thor, Avengers, etc.) is a favorite of mine. Doctor Who, Once Upon a Time, Sherlock, and Downton Abbey are a few of my favorite TV shows. I also enjoy a variety of music. I love to play the piano and sing when I have the chance. There's rarely a song I don't like, and I always welcome the opportunity to learn about new music. I thoroughly enjoy school. History, biology, chemistry and anatomy are my favorite subjects. Some have called me a nerd in the past (okay...more than "some"). I have a passion for life and a love for my church!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, because I CHOOSE to be. No one is forcing me to be here. I know this church to be the true church of Jesus Christ on the earth. I am proud to belong to it. In addition to knowing that this church is true, I know that our God, our Heavenly Father, is alive and well. He is watching over us and wants the best for us. He wants us to be able to return and live with Him again in heaven. He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to perform the Atonement and the Resurrection in order for us to be able to return to Him someday. I know that families can be together for all eternity, and not just for this life. I know that prayer is a powerful tool we can use to communicate with our Heavenly Father, and that He will speak to us through personal revelation. I know that the scriptures help us find answers to questions we have. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, in conjunction with the Bible, and that it was brought forth at this time for the salvation of men. I know that if we are righteous, we will be blessed, and I am so grateful for this knowledge that I have learned from being a member of my church.

How I live my faith

I try to live my life as a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Right there in the name of our church is the name of Jesus Christ. This means we're Christian! I try to live my life in basically the same manner as any faithful Christian saint would. I try to be kind to others, to not be judgmental, to include everyone as best I can, and to serve wherever I see the need. I try to pray morning and night, as well as avidly studying my scriptures (including the Bible) as often as possible. In addition to living as Christ would live, I have an assignment in my ward as a member of the music committee. I help decide which songs the choir and/or solo pianist will sing or play during our Sunday meetings. It may seem like a minor contribution, but I have found that music brings a wonderful Spirit to Sunday church meetings. It enhances them in a very unique way. I'm very grateful for the opportunity to serve in this way in my ward. I also get the chance to visit two women in our ward once a month. I have the duty of checking up on them, making sure they are well (and serving them if they're not), and teaching them a church-based, uplifting message each month. It is a calling that I am thankful for--it helps me think of others instead of merely caring about myself.