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Hi I'm MarLeice Robison

Grew up in Marietta, Georgia. Student at BYU. Going on a mission to Brazil. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is MarLeice. I am a college student at Brigham Young University studying biophysics. I hope to go to graduate school to get my master's degree in biomedical engineering. I also hope to get married and have a family some day. I enjoy singing, sewing, running, boating, being in the sunshine, and spending time with the people I love. For the next 18 months, I will be serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Brasilia, Brazil. I'm a student, a singer, and a missionary, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is what makes me the happiest. I have observed other people's lives who lack a knowledge of this gospel, and have seen why it is that living the standards of this church makes us happy. I know that if we do the things God has commanded us to do, that we will live happier and more fulfilling lives. I know that this church is true, because I have prayed about it and received an answer for myself. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and I know that the Book of Mormon is true and is another testament of Jesus Christ. I have committed myself to living this gospel because I love God and I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. I want to serve God in any way that I can, because He has given me everything that I have and has made me who I am.

How I live my faith

Growing up, it was apparent that I lived a different life than most of my peers. I was one of the few people in my high school that didn't drink alcohol or smoke, and my dating, my dress, my language, and the time I spent with my family and being involved in my church was probably different from most. I lived my faith by standing apart from others and standing up for the decisions I knew to be right and good, but also by being friends with and not judging the people around me who made decisions different from mine. Though I didn't follow 'the norm," I often felt support and respect from my peers for the choices that I made. I was actively involved in my school-I was choir president, and a member of the National Honor Society and other clubs. In high school, I tried to share my beliefs with others as they asked me questions, and I still strive to do so in college. For the next 18 months, I am going to be living my faith by serving a mission in Brazil. I will learn Portuguese, communicate with and serve the people there, and teach them about their Savior and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As a missionary, I will give up my studies and schoolwork, as well as being with my friends and family for 18 months and venture to a foreign land where I will focus my efforts on serving God's children.