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Hi I'm Megan

Hi, my name is Megan, and I'm a Mormon! I grew up in Utah. I love the outdoors.

About Me

I am attending college to become a Nurse. I love anything outdoors: camping, fishing, hiking, four wheeling, etc. My dad's family owns a cattle ranch, so while I was young, I would always help out with the cattle. My dad would often times put me on a horse and let me help round up the cattle during the fall. While in high school, my grandparents gave each grandchild a calf in the winter and we would raise it and sell it in the stock show the following summer. It was a good experience and consisted of a lot of hard work. We were expected to feed the calf, walk it for exercise and to help it gain strength. We were also expected to tame the calf by washing it and helping the calf become familiar with people. I played softball starting when I was eight years of age and continued throughout all four years of high school. I still love to play softball! I work at a physical therapy clinic and absolutely love it. I love working with patients and getting to know them, and also watching them progress and return to good health.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this is Heavenly Father's true church. I know that this church was restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that we have a modern-day prophet, Thomas S. Monson, that leads and guides the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints today. I know that he is called of Heavenly Father and receives inspiration for the members. I know that Jesus Christ suffered and died for each of us. He died for everyone so that we might have a chance at receiving eternal life, where we can live with our families forever. He died so that we may be able to overcome our weaknesses and be forgiven of our sins, whether they be big or small. I know that our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ, love all of us more than we will ever be able to comprehend. They long for us to return to live with them where we can experience happiness beyond our comprehension. I know that when we feel sad and alone, and feel as if no one understands what we are going through, that there is one person who does. Our Savior, Jesus Christ knows exactly what we are feeling and what we are going through because he suffered for each of us, so that he might be able to "succor" his people. If we follow His example and trust Heavenly Father, we will get through even the hardest of times! It is through Jesus Christ that we will obtain true happiness! Life is hard, and it is the peace and hope of this gospel that gets me through. This is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I remain active in my faith by attending church at my ward branch each Sunday. There, I am able to learn and feel of the Spirit throughout my meetings. I attend a YSA branch (Young Single Adult) in which members consist of mainly college students or young adults who are not yet married. I serve on a committee that plans events for the young single adults. We have a lot of success and a lot of fun! Some of our activities we have planned recently include: Mud volleyball and Mud ultimate frisbee, a paint dance, and a field day which consisted of many water games. We have a lot of fun! I also enjoy looking for people to serve. I've learned that if you turn outward with a willingness to serve others, you lose yourself. The key to becoming happy, is to forget yourself! It is in the service of others that you find yourself!

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

A missionary's main purpose is to bring others to Christ. By doing that, the missionary explains who you truly are and why were are really on this Earth. They teach how a relationship can be established with our Heavenly Father by the power of prayer. They teach important gospel truths known as the Doctrine of Christ that will help bring others to return with our Heavenly Father again. Some of the gospel truths taught consist of faith, repentance, baptism, the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end. Missionaries know the path in which you can return to live with our Heavenly Father and receive all the blessings and happiness of eternal life. The missionary's job is to teach you what he/she knows to be true, so that you can enjoy the same blessings we share as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less