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Hi I'm Megan

I'm 16 inches shorter than my husband. I love to capture life's precious moments. I enjoy baking yummy treats. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Dallas, TX. I love my Texas roots, but I decided to attend Brigham Young University to pursue a major in vocal performance/education. After a few changes in my education path, I graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Family Life with a music minor. I met my husband while we both attended BYU and lived in the same apartment complex. We started off as great friends and after a year, we realized we had a very special connection and should be friends for eternity! We were married in the Newport Beach LDS temple in 2006. I am the proud mom of two beautiful and energetic daughters who keep my days busy. While my full-time duties include taking care of them, I do enjoy taking pictures and creating video montages on the side.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the gospel teaches me that no one on this earth is immune to trials and misfortune, but we have a Savior, Jesus Christ, who has literally suffered for each of us and will comfort us if we will follow Him. My father unexpectedly passed away when I was 12 years old. At a young age, I of course was devastated, but because of my knowledge of the gospel, I was able to feel a peace that I can't adequately describe with words. Though I miss my dad's literal presence here on Earth, I know that I will literally see him again. When my daughters were 2 1/2 years and 10 months old, my husband was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma and underwent 1 year of chemotherapy treatments. There were times when I thought I could feel justified in being angry with God, but I can honestly say I never felt angry. All I could feel was an overwhelming sense of love from my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. There were specific instances where I knew that they were particularly aware of me and my family, and they were watching over us. That doesn't mean there were not difficult days then or that there will not be difficult days ahead, but this gospel keeps me focused on the joy we can find even in hard times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to serve those around me because I know the joy that it brings to me. Opportunities to serve typically arise at inconvenient times, and I've found that especially in these times, when I am able to focus on others before myself, I find great inner peace. In a church capacity, I have served as a music leader for the children ages 3-11, an activity leader for girls ages 8-11, and I currently serve as a teacher to all the women. As I try to improve my faith, I look to the perfect example of Jesus Christ who lived a life of selfless service to everyone around him, even those who showed no appreciation. I also live my faith by trying to be a good example and teacher to my children. My husband and I make it a priority to teach them about service by having them help us serve and be kind to others. We also focus on reading the scriptures every day and applying lessons to our lives from the stories contained within them. My daughters, though young, love to take turns repeating the scriptures after us. We also say prayers every day, and I try to instill in my children, that whenever we have a problem, we can turn to the Lord to help us through prayer. And, whenever we have something joyful happen, we can turn to the Lord in prayers of gratitude.