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Hi I'm Cassie

I live in New Zealand, I'm a mum and I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

About Me

I am a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I am the only member of the church in my family, I have lived my whole life in New Zealand and I am of Maori descent. I am a mum to a beautiful baby girl, I am a wife to a wonderful husband - whom I met at a church dance, I am a home-creator (trying to create a home in whatever rental property we may be in at the time) and I am an aspiring TV and film director. I like being creative, dancing, being silly with my family, singing and surprising my husband with romantic gestures. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ, love, happiness and family. I would say I am a pretty normal person, in whatever sense that is used these days and I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Why I am a Mormon

Through discussions with the missionaries of the church and church materials, I was able to learn of the Atonement of Jesus Christ and of the love that God has for us. Through this knowledge and feeling of love, I was able to open my heart to the gospel of Jesus Christ and to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and be baptised in 2008. Through the church and the gospel I learn truths about God, who is our Father in Heaven and of Jesus Christ who is the perfect role model of how we should be. I am a member of the church because I know that is what my Father in Heaven wants and I know this because I prayed about it and I received an answer through the feelings and experiences that were happening for me at that time. I know that if you have any questions about God, Jesus Christ, the Book of Mormon or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, you can read the scriptures, ponder in your hearts what it is you want to know and pray about it with real intent to know that it is true and you will receive an answer. I know that this church is true and that we can have eternal life through our Father who is in heaven and Jesus Christ who is our Saviour

How I live my faith

I'm currently coaching a local children's sports team which I was able to do because a friend from church needed help with this task and I also help teach a group of young children on Sundays, aged 18 months-3 years. Working with children can have its ups and downs but through love, patience and kindness, being faithful in all that I do, especially with regards to my family and in contact with others, I live to be like Jesus Christ and to love others as he has.