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Hi I'm Meagan

I'm a chronic somnambulist with perpetually bruised shins. I'm a bibilophile. I'm an Anglophile. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 28-year-old sometimes sleepwalker with perpetually bruised shins who’s always up for a good conversation and down with having a good time. My mantra is: work hard, play hard, sleep, rinse, repeat. I work behind-the-scenes in the broadcast industry and when I'm not at work I love to travel, read, bask in the outdoors, and spend time with my family and friends. Popsicles, pebble ice, and pull-through parking spaces are a few of my favorite things.

Why I am a Mormon

My ancestors were introduced the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over 150 years ago in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Sweden, Denmark and South Africa. Many traveled to America to live close to those who shared their religious beliefs, eventually settling in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, and other parts of the western United States. They passed their beliefs on to their children through the generations to my parents, who passed them on to me. So I was first a Mormon because my parents are Mormon. But I am also a Mormon because I believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. When I was seventeen, I moved away from home to go to college and had a real opportunity away from my family to examine my religion. I had questions and doubts, but through study, prayer, reflection, and faith came to a firm belief on my own that this was the church for me. Life is not perfect; it is often hard, messy, sad, and frustrating. But I know that it is through being a member of this church and trying my best to live the teachings of Jesus Christ that not only have the hard times been easier to get through, but I have had greater joy and success than I could ever find anywhere else. I am a Mormon because it makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day in a million tiny but significant ways: what I put on my body; what I put in my body; what I read, watch, and listen to; and what I spend my time on are all reflections of what I believe. I currently attend a congregation of single people in their mid-to-late twenties and have a volunteer position where one Sunday a month I teach a religious class to the women in the congregation. The lessons are based on talks and articles from the leaders of our church and from the scriptures. They are designed to help us improve our relationships with ourselves, our family friends and others we interact with, our Savior Jesus Christ, and our Heavenly Father. It's a fantastic opportunity to share my feelings and thoughts and hear ideas and perspectives from other women on how to live a meaningful life. I love it!