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Hi I'm Martha Pilling

I'm a busy mother of four. I love the simple things in life- Christmas lights, sunshine., laughter. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a busy mother of four. My family is the most valuable thing I have. My kids and husband make me laugh every day, which I appreciate because life can get so busy sometimes. I'm trying to recognize the Lord's hand in my daily activities. When I think about it, I'm astounded at how much he's given me. "I Stand All Amazed at the Love Jesus Offers Me" describes it well. I have to work hard every day at being happy, but when I choose happiness, the Lord gives me the ability and strength to make it through every day.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints brings me happiness and peace. In spite of all the peril and sorrow we are surrounded by in this world, I feel at peace because I'm striving to make Jesus Christ the center of my life. I'm a Mormon because the teachings I learn at church and enact at home an in my community make me feel of my divine worth, and help me to feel Heavenly Father's love for me. I feel valued, loved, and that I have an important mission to accomplish here on earth. When I attend church and strive to live Gospel teachings, I know my Savior needs me to help accomplish His work. He wants me to love others and help them feel of his love for them. I'm most happy when I'm living the Gospel.

How I live my faith

I love serving others. When I'm doing menial tasks around my home and community, I try to think about how blessed I am to have all this work to do. It makes me feel valued and that I'm making a difference in the world. I try to never turn down an opportunity to substitute in Primary or Relief Society, and even though my workload gets overwhelming at times, I feel such peace and joy from serving that way. I'm trying to be more courageous among my non-member friends by testifying of Christ when I have the chance. I think opportunities to share glad tidings are around us all the time. We just need to seize the opportunity and seek the Spirit.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Martha Pilling
Mormons believe that family is central to the Creator's (Jesus Christ's) plan of Salvation. Many of our ills in society now are due to the breakdown of the family. We must do all that we can to fortify, strengthen, and protect families so that peace and happiness can once again reign. We believe that families can be together forever, if they live worthy. Show more Show less