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Hi I'm Megan

I'm a Music Education student. I am recently happily married. I now and always will hail from Lousiana. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music. I hope to teach it someday. I also love the gospel. It brings light into every part of my life. Two years ago, I found both of these passions in the man who is now my husband. Together, we studied Music Education at our university, and now are both teaching in the schools -- him with a middle school program and me as a student teacher in a high school. Music is such a close experience to my heart, as I feel that it can uplift us in ways few other activities can. Though my focus is on instrumental music, I love to listen to all kinds of music that uplifts me. When my husband and I are no longer in school, I look forward to developing talents and interests other than music, mainly crafts such as painting and sewing. However, for now, I enjoy cooking new foods and enjoying the outdoors when the weather is nice.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church, and into a loving and strong family. My parents raised my sister and me in a home full of love and support, deeply rooted in the teachings of the gospel. Looking back, I can see the blessings we received as we grew up in a gospel-centered home. As I have grown up, I have gained my own testimony of the power of Christ's Atonement. Not only can we be forgiven of our sins, but we can also find perfect comfort through the perfect Comforter. I love the Lord, I know He is my Savior and Friend, and I feel the love He has for me as I go through my daily struggles. With Him, I am never left comfortless.

How I live my faith

Currently, my husband and I teach a Marriage and Family class at our church. We attend with other young, married couples, many of whom are still within their first year of marriage and have no children. It's so interesting to learn as we teach our newlywed friends the lessons on God's plan for His children, the eternal nature of families, the fact that true and everlasting love exists in the gospel. My marriage has been strengthened as we've served in this calling. I hope that those we teach are as blessed by our class as we feel.

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

Megan
If you have heard of the Mormon temples and are not sure of what we do in them, allow me to give one example. These temples are houses of God, holy places where we do the most holy of work. In them, we perform ceremonies that reach beyond this earthly life. For example, marriage. We believe that families can be together forever, and in the biblical church, Christ gave His disciples the power to seal families (see Matthew 16:19). When my husband and I were married, it was not 'til death do us part, but for Time and All Eternity. Because of the sacred ordinance of marriage within the temple, I can live with my husband and future children in heaven throughout eternity. Show more Show less