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Hi I'm Margaret

I grew up in Texas in a wonderful family. We found the Church of Jesus Christ and joined when I was a youth.

About Me

I am a Grandmother who gardens, crochets and is an avid genealogist.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was young, our family was searching for the truth about our relationship with our Heavenly Father. A good friend asked us "What do you know about life after death? And would you like to know more?" Well, we did and he sent missionaries to us to teach us about - Why we were sent to live here on earth and - What we need to do to go back and live with our Heavenly Father and Jesus. We were taught that there was a Prophet here on the earth to teach us and guide us through the challenges that we face here. We were baptized soon after hearing their message and ever since then we have been so happy that we made this step in our lives. We have been richly blessed for this decision. I have grown up and raised a family and now have grandchildren. And we know that our family can be an eternal family if we follow what the Lord tells us through his Prophet here on earth. We are normal people, we have our challenges in life, but things are so much easier to handle when we know what our eternal promises are if we will just hold on to the faith and live so that we are worthy of that which we seek for.

How I live my faith

I am the president of the women's organization. We make blankets for those that need them.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

When my family was searching for the truth, my biggest concern at the time was, "Doesn't God love us like he did people of old? He sent a prophet to them to teach them. Aren't we as important as they were?" When I asked our minister these questions, he explained that we were modern and didn't need a prophet anymore. But I felt that something was missing and I knew that God loved us as much as he loved ancient people. In the first lesson the missionaries taught, they told us how Heavenly Father and Jesus had appeared to the boy Joseph Smith and through him set up the church on the earth that has the authority to truly act in His name. That authority included the priesthood which has His power to baptize in His name, to bless the sick and seal families together for eternity. That Joseph Smith was the prophet at that time and that we have continued to have prophets to this day. When I learned this my heart was thrilled to know that we are important to our Heavenly Father and Jesus. They truly love us enough to be concerned about each one of us and wants each one of us to come back and live with them when our time on earth is finished. Yes, I really do believe that we have a prophet on the earth today just like Moses, Abraham, and all the ancient prophets in the Old Testament and that this is the same church that Jesus set up on the earth when he was here, the same one set up in the New Testament as well. Show more Show less