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Hi I'm Maggie Jones

I'm on a mission in the Pocatello Idaho Mission and I love to serve the Lord! I love my life and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up moving often and am the 2nd of 7 children and can't live without any of them no matter how annoying they may get. :-) I went to a year of college at Pitt State but didn't find what i wanted to do in life, but I have a lot of different interests so hopefully something can match up soon. :-) I love making people smile because a smile can make people so happy. :-) My whole life I've wanted to go on a mission and because of the age change for missionaries I was able to go early! My original call was to Brazil but after 1 year of waiting for my visa they canceled my mission in Brazil and I will be staying in the Idaho Pocatello Mission. Which is okay because I love this mission! I love the Lord and I love His church and I am so thankful for the opportunity I have had to serve Him for these past 12 months.

Why I am a Mormon

I've had my chance through out my life to fall away from being a member of this Church but why fall away from something that makes me so happy? This church, these teachings, Christ's teachings, make more sense to me in my life than anything else I could possibly turn to. Everything that the Prophets have taught or that I have read in the Book of Mormon has helped me in my life in some way. I have learned that no matter what in life, Christ will always be with me. I will never be alone. I know that I am a daughter of God and I know that He will always love me for me.

How I live my faith

I try to live in Christ's ways by seeing everyone as a beautiful son or daughter of God. Reading scriptures is a daily part of my life and whenever a moment comes up that I can share my faith I jump for the opportunity because everyone deserves to be as happy as me because of what I know about God's plan of salvation.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Maggie Jones
One of the things I love most about this church is that marriage and families last for time and all eternity. There is more to our existence besides this life and God has given us the blessing of not going through this long wonderful journey alone. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Maggie Jones
LDS churches are used for worship and anyone can come join us in worshiping God. We meet, study scriptures, and partake of the sacrament. With the temple it is different because you have to have a temple recommend in order to enter. A temple is where we make sacred covenants and perform baptism for the dead. Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Maggie Jones
Around 1820 there was a 14 year old boy named Joseph Smith that was very confused about which church he should join. There were so many to choose from and they all said that they knew the way to return to live with God, but the problem was, was that all their ways to get back to God were different and he didn't know which one was right. So Joseph searched for an answer and one day when studying the Bible he can across a scripture in James1:5 " If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." He read this and took this scripture to heart and acted upon what it invited him to do. One day Joseph Smith went into a grove of trees and knelled down to ask God what church to join. In answer to his prayer, heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to him. In his own words Joseph Smith said "When the light rested upon me I saw two personages, whose brightness and glory defined all description, standing above me in the air, one of the spake unto me calling my name and said pointing to the other- This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!" Joseph Smith's First Vision marked the the beginning of the Restoration of Jesus Christ's Church to the earth. Joseph's written account of this event is a powerful testimony of what he saw and experienced. (Joseph Smith’s History chapter 1 verses 8-17.) Show more Show less