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Hi I'm Malika Risenmay

I have 12 siblings. I was adopted. I am currently serving a mission. I'm a Mormon!!

About Me

I am currently serving as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am serving in the Idaho Pocatello Mission. We cover South-Eastern Idaho!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because everyday when I get up I know that I have a loving Heavenly Father, who sent His son Jesus Christ to die and atone for me and everyone who as lived and will ever live upon the earth. I am a Mormon because I know that the Prophet Joseph Smith restored Jesus Christ's Church upon the earth. I am a Mormon because I know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon with the Power of God. I am a Mormon because the Holy Ghost testified to me that all these things were true, and I could not deny it. I'm a Mormon because I was baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and everyday I strive to live up to the covenants that I made that day I was baptized.

How I live my faith

When I was 18 I was asked to teach the 4 year old Sunday School class. I was in charge of teaching them the basic principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I did that for a year. In October 2012 at the Church's General Conference; President of the Church, Thomas S. Monson announced that Young Women could serve Missions when they turned 19 instead of 21. When I heard that I was nervous because I wasn't sure if I knew enough about the Doctrine to go to a place that I don't know and teach them about Jesus Christ and His gospel. But I prayed about it and my Heavenly Father told me through the Spirit that I needed to serve a mission. I was called to serve in the State of Idaho. When I first came out I was nervous to talk to people but the longer I was out the more I realized that our Heavenly Father loves all of His children and wants them to taste of the joy this Gospel brings. I am on a mission because I want others to be happy and to be with their family for Eternity.