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Hi I'm Marlene

I've been part of the military my entire life, traveling the world. I'm a mom, working hard to change the world through love.

About Me

I'm a mom, with previous military experience. I love to be helpful, to learn - especially about various religions and psychology of people - I like to read various kinds of books. I have traveled to numerous places and although some say I'm too young - I have a bucket list...lol...I like to take my time to enjoy things and I figure that a bucket list just helps me from any regrets or running short on time. :) I want others to laugh and have fun with me, because doing it lonely means it's more quiet and I want a party! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I'm grateful to be a Mormon, and it was my daughter who brought me back to the church. We had gone to non-denominational, protestant, and various other ones while we were part of the military. She had only been to the church twice in her life and it was over a year since her last visit. She was four, she asked to go to the Mormon church specifically, after saying, "Mommy, we need to go to church." We started up shortly after, then ran into financial problems and unable to attend church. Both of us missed church, so we continued with visits from the missionaries. Once a few members of the church found out our struggle, we quickly had a way to go to church again. I love it! A message for me every time! I can see the difference in our lives continually happening in my life...for the better. I feel better inside, a sense of more freedom and joy than I've had before. I found friendship, people like me, a renewed energy to keep going.

How I live my faith

I try to make people smile, and I try to teach people the truth about being a Mormon. I work on showing my daughter and anyone else around about trying to be like Jesus - slow to be angry, to be helpful, and try to be non-judgmental. I try to find positives about people and things when others are complaining, degrading others and being just down-right negative. I am working on becoming more helpful towards the church to repay their gifts, to show how grateful I am for the blessings I have received and to try to share that feeling since words seem to fall short.