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Hi I'm Marlene Simmons

I am a Mormon and I love it. I have 5 children and 21 grandchildren. My life is blessed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

About Me

I grew up in a Jewish community and I love the people. I enjoyed visiting my friends churches as we had so many different churches in our small town. My friends and I talked about the different churches and the teachings. We found that we were a like in so many ways except for the Godhead and that we had a prophet that received revelations from God. ( like in the Bible) I love the scriptures.....I love to read about the prophets in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I love studying the life of Jesus Christ and the early apostles whom He call to share His Gospel. In High School there were only two other girls in my school that were Latter-Day Saints my age, I only saw them on Sunday. I had a great childhood with 4 brothers and 3 sisters..Family vacations were the best times...we laughed, played, ate and prayed together...Life was GOOD With 5 children and 21 grandchildren my life is full of activities. I am busy and Happy

Why I am a Mormon

I am proud to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints...I love it. I know that we have a Heavenly Father who loves me and cares what I do....I feel his love for me each day as I try to live his commandments. I know that by studying the holy Scriptures we can feel close to him. I know that Jesus Christ is my older Brother and Savior....by his resurrection I can live again. I testify that the Holy Ghost is real and that he can be with me if I keep the commandments. I have been guided,comforted, and warned in my life and I am greatful that sometimes I did listen to the spirit. Holy Ghost has blessed me through out my live...I know that the Book of Mormon was translated by the power of God. I have been to the place where the Angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith and the Spirit testified to me that it was of God. I testify that Joseph Smith was called of God as is Our Prophet President Thomas S.Monson today. I am proud to be a member of Jesus Christ Church the same Church that Jesus establish when He lived here on the earth. I testify that the power of the Priesthood .....is a gift from God. Our family has been blessed many times by the Priesthood...

How I live my faith

I have held many jobs in the church over the last 55 years..from Sunday School Teacher, to Stake Young Womens President. I just got released from Primary President for the last 4 years and I am now the nursery leader.I worked in the PTA when my children were in school..I taught ceramics in the adult Education program in the community. I had unwed mothers live in our home who needed a place to live, I cared for New born babies who need love until they were adopted, I have had many exchange students from around the world live with our family so they could experience the American Live. I love people. In all these situations it was the gospel of Jesus Christ that had the answers on how to live life to the fullest.