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Hi I'm Marie H

I was born and raised in Alberta, Canada. LOVE traveling. Work with high needs children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Cool beans!! Currently I work as an Aide for preschool children. They keep me on my toes, but I love every moment that I am with them. I have spent much of my career life working with adults and children with special needs. From there I branched out and worked with high risk children - poverty, abuse and neglect. One day a week I do volunteer work with high school children in a music program. I am the youngest of 7 children (5 brothers and 1 sister) and have never been married. I adore traveling. If I could spend the rest of my life meeting new people in different countries while eating rare and delicious foods (sometimes not so delicious), I would. I've been blessed to have visited many countries and to have met some of the most interesting people. Hobbies: Art-Art-Art, music, camping, exploring, traveling, creating, etc.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? That's such a great question. But in return I would ask "Why wouldn't I be a Mormon?". I have never doubted my faith, especially during the most troubling times in my life. I have watched other people, even those closest to me, struggle through life not knowing who they are or where to turn to in dark times. I've seen abuse happen to loved ones. I've seen lives taken away, both spiritually and physically. But I have never doubted who I am as a person. I am a beloved daughter of God. He has always, is always, and will always be there to talk to, no matter what! I can't count the number of times where I have seen His hand in my life. I've witnessed miracles, and have been part of great miracles. Why am I a Mormon? Because I believe. I know. God has a plan for me.

How I live my faith

Since returning home from my overseas excusions I have been asked to help a young mentally challenged boy in Primary. A lot of people are afraid to work with him, but he's such a great little guy. Sure, he has his days, but who doesn't? Some days I feel as though I have had every calling in the church. I've worked in numerous presidencies, been a teacher, organizer of large events, piano player and chorister, ward missionary, and so so so much more. They have all been blessings in my life, as they have taught me how to reach out and help others.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Marie H
Because I am preparing to serve a full time mission next month I have been asked this quesiton numerous times by inquiring friends. In response to it I say "No, it is not required, but it is recommended that if we are worthy and able that we should serve". I am leaving a little later than most. I am 32 years old, but feel that this is the time that the Lord has need for me. It is completely my choice and look forward to giving a year and a half in service. Show more Show less