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Hi I'm Rose

I became a Mormon when I was 6 months pregnant with my older son James. It's a very weird feeling when I got baptized.

About Me

Working mom, love to sing and dance, playing computer and browse at the mall.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know this is a true church with a restored full gospel. Joseph Smith is a true prophet that reveals the true gospel for us and we have a living prophets now a day. Jesus Christ is my true Savior, Redeemer, Teacher, Guidance, a Friend and a Brother; without him in my everyday life is not complete. I will not be able to function in my everyday routine without praying and sincerely talk to him, thank Him for all the many blessings that I have. My family, friends, and things that I have that I didn't realized that I need to be thankful for. Every time I talked to my friends or strangers about their life, I then realized that I have blessed with many things or little things that I ignore most of the time. I know these things are true, in the name of our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I am an activity chairperson in Relief Society after I was released from Primary, working for 17 years. I always love Primary, there's a sweet spirit that I always feel when I am around with kids.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Rose
Official Church Answer: In “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” many Mormon beliefs about families are outlined. One of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ core beliefs is that family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. But death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. Jesus gave to Peter the power to have things sealed on earth and sealed in heaven (Matthew 16:19). This same sealing power was restored to Joseph Smith. Mormon’s believe that they can be “sealed” or bound together through His power enabling them to live together in eternity. Show more Show less

Why did your church previously practice plural marriage (polygamy)?

Rose
Official Church Answer: At various times, the Lord has commanded His people to practice plural marriage. For example, He gave this command to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, David, and Solomon (Doctrine and Covenants 132:1). At other times the Lord has given other instructions. In the Book of Mormon, the Lord told the prophet Jacob “for there shall not any man among you have save it be one wife: and concubines he shall have none... for if I will, saith the Lord of Hosts, raise up seed unto me, I will command my people; otherwise they shall hearken unto these things” (Jacob 2:27-30). In this dispensation, the Lord commanded some of the early Saints to practice plural marriage. The Prophet Joseph Smith and those closest to him, including Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball, were challenged by this command, but they obeyed it. Church leaders regulated the practice. Those entering into it had to be authorized to do so, and the marriages had to be performed through the sealing power of the priesthood. In 1890, President Wilford Woodruff received a revelation that the leaders of the Church should cease teaching the practice of plural marriage (Official Declaration 1). The Lord’s law of marriage is monogamy unless he commands otherwise to help establish the House of Israel (see Encyclopedia of Mormonism Vol. 3, pp. 1091-1095). Show more Show less