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Hi I'm Meg

I'm a Filipina, singer, artist, and lover of languages. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy singing and music. I also love to draw (portraits), paint (landscapes and still life), and doodle! But when I was in high school, I discovered that I'm most passionate about languages! I like learning about languages. I enjoy studying about the workings of language and how it is used. One of my favorite authors is J.R.R. Tolkien, who also loved languages! I grew up bilingual, but I'm currently working towards fluency in Spanish, as I've been called to share the gospel in this language. People usually have one of two first impressions of me: I'm either a serious and quiet person or a bubbly, smiley girl. And they're both correct, because I really am either. Generally I am shy and quiet at first, but I open up quickly to anyone who wants to become friends! I've returned home from serving as a full-time missionary in the Arizona Phoenix Mission. Now I am going to continue my studies and continue practicing my Spanish.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are converts, so I was born and raised to live the gospel. I guess I'm one of many who lived on their parents' testimonies. I've always believed in the teachings of the church, as they have always made sense to me. But I had to KNOW for myself if they are true. To me, a testimony of the truth grew gradually, like a seed planted. I've seen firsthand how blessed we can be when we keep the commandments. In this busy world, there are a lot of things that may distract and confuse us, but our leaders and scriptures are always here to help! I don't know what I will ever be without the gospel. There are so many things in my life that prove that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live and that they love me very much! It is true that anyone can feel that love as well, because the Atonement of Jesus Christ, what He did for us, includes EVERYONE.

How I live my faith

The church has a lot of wonderful programs that help me live a well-rounded life. I enjoyed my youth classes (for 12-17 years old), and I've served as class president in them. I When I turned 18, I was given several callings since. I taught a class with children from 18 months to three years old, and another of four- to seven-year-olds. I was also music leader for all the kids (up to 11 years old). And as I've said above, I'm currently serving a full-time mission!

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Meg
Our Father in Heaven wants us to communicate with Him: and that is the gift of prayer. I do know that if we ask Him specifically to let us feel His love, He will, maybe in surprising ways. He listens, for sure. Other ways include studying the scriptures, for they are filled with so many comforting words. When we keep His commandments, we can also feel that He is happy with our right choices and you will know that He lives. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Meg
When we are baptized as members of the church, we promise to become followers of Christ! Jesus Christ is the head of this church. The very name itself bears His name: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We believe in His Atonement, that He is our Savior. He is the Example by which we align our standards of living. We pray in His name. The Book of Mormon, which is the keystone of our religion, bears witness of Jesus Christ, that He is the Son of God, and teaches a lot of truths about Him. Show more Show less

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

Meg
The Family: A Proclamation to the World teaches that man and woman are equal partners. Men and women have been given different roles so that they may help and support each other and their children in living the gospel. Fathers provide for their children, mothers nurture their children. Both are responsible for teaching them how to be obedient to the commandments and to live righteously. Mormon women are some of the wisest ladies I've ever known; they are all very sweet and supportive in many things. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

Meg
After we die, we will all be resurrected and have perfect bodies that will not be subject to pain, illness, or death (as a gift of God to everyone). We will all become immortal. Eternal life, however, is when we are able to live in the presence of God again. It is the greatest gift that His children can be given, and they who will receive that are those who follow His commandments here on earth. We will be judged according to how we lived our mortal lives. Show more Show less