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Hi I'm Molly

I like being enthusiastic. I serve as one of the Lord's missionaries. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love the feeling of enthusiasm. Thus, I tend to be as enthusiastic about a variety of things. I love to read and write, and I especially love to read and write good things. The Harry Potter series, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Firefly, and good science fiction hold a special place in my heart. I go to Southern Virginia University, and it is the most fantastic place. Seriously BYU, you can't even try to top SVU. My major is English with a minor in Creative Writing. I also might minor in Mathematics. I like architecture. I like art appreciation. I like Dante Aligheri and his epic poem. Currently serving our Heavenly Father in the Idaho Pocatello Mission. Only those who are in the know serve their mission in Idaho! I love the Lord, I love the gospel, and I love the relationships I have with my Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ. This gospel is a gospel of peace.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I choose to be. I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized at eight years old. For many years, I went to church because my parents did. There was no other option than to be a member. But I strongly believe that every member has a choice about the Church. There were times in my youth days that I could have left. There were times when I wanted to, if only because I thought life would be easier. I know that I will never be able to do that. I could never turn my back on this gospel and the relationship I have with my Heavenly Father. I have felt His love so strongly in my life. I have studied and read and prayed, and I know that this gospel is true. There is no room left in me for doubts. This gospel is a gospel of peace and love, which has been manifested to me time and time again. I have felt the healing power of the Atonement and the difference it makes in my life. I can truly testify that there is no where we can go that the love of the Savior and the power of His Atonement cannot reach us. There is no pit too deep that we cannot get out of. I am a Mormon for many different reasons, but all those reasons are due to my choices and my search for understanding. I am a Mormon I know for myself that it is the right choice.

How I live my faith

I have not held a calling for about a year, and I still do not know why. While attending my Singles ward at Southern Virginia, I decided my calling would be to attend activities and support other people in their callings. I always tried to be supportive and grateful for the work of others. I try to live my faith by just doing what I know. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have been blessed to be able to learn the doctrines and teachings of the prophets and apostles. The New Testament and the Book of Mormon document the life and teachings of the Savior and provides us with the ultimate example of living. To live as Jesus lived is the goal I strive for. In my personal prayers each morning, I pray that I will be able to remember what the Savior would do if He were here.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Molly
One of the sweetest and most tender doctrines of the Gospel revolves around family relationships. Family relationships can last forever, for all time and eternity. Jesus Christ gave power to His disciples to seal families together forever. This sealing power is performed in the many LDS temples around the world. Through this power, death has no power to separate us from the members of our family. By accepting the Atonement of the Savior, we will become worthy to partake of the sacred and holy ordinances of the Temple and be sealed to those we love. I have received a first-hand witness of the reality of this power. My dad is a convert to the Church and was not a member when he married my mom. He was baptized and confirmed a member a few years later, but he had a few issues that was holding him back from being able to be worthy to enter the Temple. It took my dad twenty years to be ready. I was fifteen years old when I went with my family to the Temple. There, my mom and dad were sealed as husband and wife, and I was sealed to them. There are no words to explain the joy that comes from this beautiful blessing. I remember in the many years before my family was sealed how scared I was sometimes. I worried that my dad or mom wouldn't come home from work one day, and then it would be the end. The death of a loved one is wounding. But that sting of death is swallowed up in Christ, who has given us everything. Families are forever. Show more Show less