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Hi I'm Mariah!

I grew up in upstate new york, I will forever be a farm girl, I sing as though my life depends on it...and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a convert to this most incredible restored gospel of Jesus Christ! I love sharing the gospel all of the time to help bring others to this joy that I have found! I love all of the people Heavenly Father has put on this earth and especially the ones in my life that have helped shape and mold my testimony. I loved being able to add being baptized and confirmed to my ever changing love story with my Heavenly Father!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an Assemblies of God church as a Protestant Christian. Ever since I was little I absolutely LOVED being a part of God's work, but I always thought there was a little something missing. Although I knew something was missing, I was never quite sure what. Over the course of my life, I have read the Bible cover to cover countless times to see if it filled that longing and desire that I had in my heart. It was never enough. My Heavenly Father blessed me with a very good LDS family to look after me and teach me (without even knowing it) the ways of this incredible church. Also, a very good friend of mine served a mission and that was a blessing beyond anything I can comprehend and I am so grateful for his example. I had the most incredible experience with attending the Hill Cumorah pageant in the summer of 2012, and that just sparked this fire inside of me that I needed more of this, even if I wasn't quite sure what it was yet. I was a "private" investigator for the good part of a year until I finally decided to talk to the missionaries. I started with the online ones, just for the convenience of it. They taught me the lessons almost on a daily basis until one day, it just clicked, this beautiful gospel was what I had always been missing. I was baptized on August 10th, 2013, and confirmed on August 11th, 2013. I could not be happier with my decision to become a member. I'm getting happier and happier every day that I seek Him and keep the covenants I've made with Him. I love Him with a passion and I cannot get enough! :)

How I live my faith

I do exactly that, my life has now been transformed and molded around my faith and relationship with my Eternal Heavenly Father and Savior! I strive to let everyone know what I believe...ALWAYS....so there is never any question as to how I am living my life, or why. :) As it says in 2 Nephi 32:3, "Angels speak by the power of the Holy Ghost; wherefore, they speak the words of Christ. Wherefore, I said unto you, FEAST upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do." I live my life by FEASTING on the words that prophets and apostles have given to me and continue to give me. Reading the scriptures, praying, and seeking the council from priesthood holders give me confirmation that the path that my life is on, is the right path. This path will lead me back to be with my Heavenly Father and family again! :) GOD is in CONTROL of my LIFE! Now, always, and forever :)