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Hi I'm Megan McCleary

Riverton, Utah. Jacksonville, Florida. Returned Missionary. BYU. Family. Friends. Sports. Beach. Adventures.

About Me

I am from Riverton, Utah. I have an older sister, two younger brothers and two younger sisters. I love my family and we have a lot of fun together. We enjoy all types of sports and anything to keep us active and busy. I am in my fourth year at BYU. I am majoring in school health education. Ever since I can remember I have wanted to be a nurse. So after I graduate from BYU I plan to go to nursing school.

Why I am a Mormon

I was one of the lucky ones to have been born and raised in the church. My favorite scripture in the Book of Mormon is 1 Nephi 1:1 "I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord in all my days; yea, having had a great knowledge of the goodness and the mysteries of God, therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days." I am very thankful to have been raised by goodly parents and I have been highly favored of the Lord. I know that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me and knows me personally. I know that my brother, Jesus Christ is my Savior and because of Him I can change to become better. I know that Joseph Smith saw God the Father and Jesus Christ and was called to be the first prophet of these last days. I know that Thomas S. Monson is God's prophet and mouthpiece on the earth today. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and it was translated by the power of God. I know that the gospel of Jesus Christ in its fullness can bless and change lives for the better.

How I live my faith

I try to be an example and live the life I want those I love to live. I am not perfect, but I improve step by step, day by day. Matthew 9:12 states "...They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick." I attend church every Sunday to take my spiritual medicine I need to get through each week. I study the scriptures every day. The peace that I feel as I read the Book of Mormon is addicting. I want to share it with everyone. Praying (multiple times a day) gives me direction and peace and I couldn't get through a day without talking to my Heavenly Father. When I take the time to put the Lord first my days and weeks go so much better. I know that living the way the Lord asks does not take anything away or restrict me from "having fun." Living the way the Lord has asked me to live gives me the strength I need to get through each day.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Megan McCleary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was founded on a question, "What church should I join?." Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and told him not to join any of the churches for none of them had the authority to act in God's name, the priesthood. The Book of Mormon is proof that Joseph Smith was given the priesthood authority to translate an ancient record and to restore Christ's church to the earth. To know if Mormonism is true read the Book of Mormon and then do as Joseph Smith did and ask God, "Is the Book of Mormon true and is this the true church?" The scriptures say over and over again, "Ask, and ye shall receive." The only person that can tell you that this is true is God. Ask Him! By the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. How glorious is it that we can know the truth of all things!! I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I know that every individual can receive a divine witness of the truthfulness of Mormonism as they ask God. Show more Show less