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Hi I'm Missie Malo

I am a lover of laughter, melon fruit carver, pickleball player, daughter of God. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I found my love on an island and he married me. Now 14 years married, three children and a guinea pig, we have relocated over 14 times spanning across Hawaii, California, Arizona, Utah, Texas, and New York. I’ve realized climates may vary but people are the same everywhere. Regardless of language or culture, each just wants to be loved and accepted. By profession I’m an educator. I have a MLS in Library Science and a M.Ed. in Curriculum Multicultural Studies. I have taught bilingual Elementary, Gifted and Talented, university and community courses over 25 years. I have worked as a Recreation Therapist for seniors and those with Alzheimer’s. I love learning and I’m just getting started.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents, both converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints encouraged me to “find my own belief and live it”. I value freedom. Free agency is the choice given to man from God to choose for oneself. The belief that I have a loving Heavenly Father who trusts me to govern myself and sent a Savior to deliver me from sin through His Atonement when I make incorrect choices is one reason I am a Latter-Day Saint. The other reason, there is not any other organization on this earth that truth has been restored with a living prophet, priesthood keys, temples, emphasizes family history, promotes genealogy and the sanctity of marriage and eternal families like the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am among the most organized, loving, global family whenever I move, wherever I live in this world. These are my people. The beauty to live in this country with the freedom to worship God and His Son, to choose what I want to believe and free to share my belief of what is morally sound, virtuous living, receiving peace and joy, I say, “I’m grateful to be called a Mormon.”

How I live my faith

I hope by daily example. What I learn, I seek to live. I learn by reading scriptures and listening to General Conference talks. I learn by listening and following promptings from the Holy Ghost. I learn by making mistakes and repenting. I learn by serving others. Currently I am involved in working with young women ages 12-18 helping them make goals, plan community service and personal progress projects, strengthen their values of family and home life and have fun learning to work with others. I attend and partake in the Sacrament each Sunday to renew my baptismal covenants. I advocate clean thoughts, healthy living, Christlike conversations, loving my family and neighbors, working within my community, inviting others over for Family Home Evening, attending the temple, completing Family History and sharing what I have with others that they too may experience the joy I feel by living my faith.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Missie Malo
Women who practice their beliefs in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are honest, service oriented, faith promoting, supportive of each other and sensitive to the needs of those within their community and beyond. They are pillars of light, virtue and strength among their community. They know how to budget, cook, sew, craft, organize, prepare a 72-hour emergency kit, care for children, and have fun working together. They attend weekly and monthly meetings to learn from the scriptures teaching each other about provident living, Christ's gospel, technology or whatever their interests and local needs might be. Once baptized into the church Mormon women are considered sisters belonging to the largest women's organization in the world known as Relief Society with the motto: "Charity Never Faileth". To learn more about the equality of men and women, I suggest reading 1Corinthians 11:11 and printing off a copy of "The Family: A Proclamation to the World". Show more Show less