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Hi I'm Megan

I am a young wife. I aspire to be a teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a young wife. My husband and I love spending time outdoors together; fishing, camping and hiking are some of our favorite things. Life isn't always easy. At times, we get stressed over money or how to spend it, or other bumps we find in our lives, but we always do our best to keep peace in our home. Zac and I love kids and hope to have many little ones someday, but for now its just us two. Zac and I are both attending college. Zac is studying to be an engineer and I am studying to be a teacher. It took a little while to decide that this was the path I wanted to follow. I struggled in school and was hesitant to choose this field, but I believe my struggles will help me to be a better teacher and understand my students' points of view. I want to teach family and consumer science. I feel those are the classes I did best in. Although I struggled in some classes, I had amazing FACS/Home Ec. teachers who helped me feel I could do well in school. I learned that I have a strength for learning skills, that I am intelligent, even if that intelligence hadn't shown up on my grades for other classes. I want to be a teacher so I can help students find their own strengths.

Why I am a Mormon

Like most people, I've had many struggles. I've found that living the gospel gives me strength through them and helps me understand why they are there. My mom died just before I turned 8. She had an enlarged heart which unexpectedly gave out. I felt like the world had fallen out from under me. As the initial shock began to leave, I found I was beginning to have peace through the hardship. My mom taught me that because she and my dad had been married in the temple, we would always be a family and would be together again. I still miss her deeply, but I find I'm able to find the light in the darkness when I hold onto that testimony. My dad dated for years and didn't marry again until I was a teenager. When he did, it was only for a few years because the woman he married felt unhappy and chose to get a divorce. Living with a step mom was a struggle. There were many problems. I felt I was trying my best to gain a good relationship with her, but often, I felt she didn't care for me or my siblings. At times I would do anything to stay out of my house because I felt no love there. As I reached toward the gospel for help, however, I found that I could make my room a sanctuary, where I didn't have to worry. I found that I could help my brothers feel loved and create the love I felt was missing in our home. I learned to love serving my own family. I also found that I could learn a lot from my situation and from my parents. I learned from my dad's example of patience and love and from my step mom's example of a strong work ethic. I learned what I wanted in a marriage from both the good and the bad I saw. I felt that although my circumstances were not ideal, they were teaching me and helping me become what God wants me to be. When she chose to leave, I found that through the gospel I could forgive the hurt I felt and saw in my brothers. Through the gospel and the knowledge it brings, I've learned how to have peace and happiness in hard situations

How I live my faith

I serve often at Deseret Industries with my husband, who works there. I love serving my husband and finding little ways to help him and bring him joy at home. I believe the most important works happen within the home and the family, and try to make sure I'm doing my best to serve him. I have served in a few callings, including teaching the five year olds in our ward. I love being with children and learning from them.