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Hi I'm MaryDee

I was born and raised in a small Utah town. I come from an amazing family of 12. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I consider myself an outgoing person, and enjoy meeting new people and hearing about their lives. I am not yet married, but rather am preparing to go on a mission in October. I have 5 brothers and 4 sisters and 2 of the most amazing parents in the world; your typical Mormon family. I haven't yet gone to college, but the fields I'm interested in entering into are either nursing or veterinary medicine. Coming from a large family, I'm very comfortable around children and would love the opportunity to work with them. We've also had many beloved pets. I've always loved being with animals or any breed and it's been a childhood dream of mine to work with animals. I play the piano, flute, and piccolo. I was involved in band all throughout my junior high and high school years and participated in marching band for 3 years. I've worked at a costume store, a grocery store, and a bakery. I grew up in the LDS Church.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church. Both of my parents were also born into very strong LDS families. I wouldn't be the person I am today without the blessing of the Church in my life. It's given me the knowledge that I have a loving Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ died for me. He knows my name, the desires of my heart, my fears, my weaknesses, my strengths, my thoughts, but most of all, He knows that I'm a child of God. He reminds me of this great truth every day just by giving me breath. And I know that all He wants for me is to return my Father in Heaven. He wants to help me when I ask for His help. He wants to forgive me when I make a mistake and when I ask for His forgiveness. He wants me turn away from darkness and walk in His light. He waits for me to return to His side when I leave Him. I know He lives! And I know that He speaks to us today through a living prophet. I know that we can receive personal revelation and guidance from Him when we pray and keep His commandments. I know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon. I know that he was a prophet of God. I know the Book of Mormon to be the truest book ever written and that it comes directly from God. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live and that they lead their church to this day through our latter-day prophet, Thomas S. Monson. I know that he has been called by God to lead the Church. I know that this is the only true church on earth today. I am a disciple of Jesus Christ. He loves me, and I love Him!

How I live my faith

I am in a singles ward and play the piano every Sunday for the Church's women's organization called the Relief Society. I visit my fellow sisters in my ward every month to check up on how they are doing and see if I can help them with anything. I am a ward missionary. I try to make contact with the less active members of my ward, befriend them, and help bring them back to the Church.