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Hi I'm Megan

I love life and all the good things it offers! I love writing and am an avid reader! And I'm a Mormon

About Me

Hi! I'm Megan! I am an English Education major at Utah State University, and I love words! I have naturally curly hair that almost always refuses to be tamed, and freckles that seem to only multiply! I am a wake boarder, a snow skier, a reader, a writer, a knitter, and, of course, I'm a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I was fortunate to be born to parents who were both members of the Church. I learned the gospel all through my childhood and was blessed to have many caring people teach me. It was not until I had my faith tested that I came to truly know what I had spent my whole life believing. Around my junior year I came to a point in my life where I didn't really know who I was, it was almost as if I couldn't decide. I spent a lot of time on my knees, begging my Father in Heaven to please, please, help me figure out what I was doing, why I was where I was, and where I would be going in my life. When the answers didn't come immediately I got frustrated, and the questions I was facing started to multiply. Was I really a child of God? Did He really, truly, care for me? Soon enough, the answers started coming, yes I am a Child of God, and YES, HE LOVES ME! The affirmation of that basic knowledge changed my perspective on the world, Heavenly Father loves me, and that's why He let me go through trials, so I could grow. He loves me, so He sent His Son to die for me, so that some day, some bright, amazing day, I will be able to walk back into His presence and be with Him again. I am so grateful for that knowledge, and now, looking back, I am grateful for that trial because it helped me gain that knowledge. I love the gospel because it makes me happy. I love my Savior and my Heavenly Father. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, given for our time to help us come to a better knowledge of the truth. I am so grateful for the doctrine of eternal families, and that my family will be blessed to be together forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing all the typical answers like reading my scriptures, saying my prayers, going to church, etc. Living my faith is a way that I show my Heavenly Father my love for Him and my willingness to obey His commands. I also am living my faith by serving a mission for eighteen months in Washington (state) to help spread the good news of the gospel to the world. I hope to help people learn of the love our Heavenly Father has for them and help them to feel of the happiness the gospel brings me!

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Megan
Not at all! We strongly encourage those who wish to serve to study it in their minds and ask Heavenly Father if it is the right thing for them to do. But it is not mandatory. In Doctrine and Covenents 4:3 it says "Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God ye are called to the work." It is a decision between the potential missionary and the Lord. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Megan
Missionaries proselyte because they are so excited to share the gospel with absolutely everyone they possibly can! When you have something you love and brings you happiness the only natural thing to do is to share it with those around you. Because God loves His children, He wants to allow all of His children an opportunity to hear of the truth, so He sends missionaries to teach it! Show more Show less