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Hi I'm Nyalene Watson

About Me I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ all my life. Like everyone must, I have developed my own testimony.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. I love writing and research. My work includes composing music of all types, writing fiction, children’s stories, screen plays and playing some on the keyboard, ukulele and guitar. I was born and raised in Southern Alberta, Canada and have lived in Idaho, Washington, Utah, Oahu, Colorado, and now reside in Ohio near Cincinnati. I enjoy being out in nature, hiking and traveling around the states and Canada. I am learning new skills with my husband as we are building a log cabin and trying to live off the grid, which does not allow electricity or running water. We will dig a well and set up solar panels soon but it feels like pioneer days to follow in their footsteps.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and have found peace and joy in this faith. I like all members, found that I needed to gain my own knowledge of truth to know for myself and not look to others for all the answers. I listen and follow our Prophet but not blindly, I pray and ask the Lord for knowledge of things. This is one reason I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because we are given the gift of the Holy Ghost after we are baptized and this helps us to know what is right. I have come to know my Father in Heaven, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost personally, not just about them. They are my best friends and are with me always. Every choice I make in a day is reflected from the relationship with them. My goal is to be with them again in the next life by doing all that I can to be worthy of this.

How I live my faith

I love to take the sacrament each week and renew my covenants of baptism. I feel clean and filled with Light and Love for the next week. The Temple is Heaven on Earth, where I go often to feel God’s presence in his Holy House. The first time I went I received my Endowment which is a gift from Heavenly Father to prepare me for life with Him. Now as I attend, I do temple work for those who have died. What a loving Father in Heaven we have that prepares ways for those who have not heard the gospel and have died without baptism and ordinances. I love learning about the “Light of Christ.” It is fascinating to try and comprehend where it resides, how it works and how to use this radiating Light that is given to all. That which is of God is Light and he who receiveth Light and continueth in God, receiveth more Light and that Light grows brighter and brighter until the perfect day. D&C 50:24 Family is important to me. Being a mother is one of my greatest joys and grandmother is the best! God gave us home and family to nurture each other and be examples of His love. I share my testimony that God lives, Jesus is his son. They love us and have prepared earth life so we can use our agency to choose them and follow their plan. We have a wonderful Prophet and Apostles that lead our church like in Jesus’ day. The Book of Mormon another testament of Jesus Christ, is an amazing book that I read from daily to remind me of God’s hand in our lives throughout time. Prayer is my anchor and connection that blesses my life. Through prayer all can come to know, as I know, that this church is true and the way to happiness.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Nyalene Watson
I have learned by experience that the Atonement is all encompassing. As a youth I thought it was mostly for sins to be forgiven and it is but the Atonement is so much more. Our Savior, a being of Light, gathered all the darkness upon him that made him sweat from every pore. He knows all that we experience in a day because of this experience. Jesus is able to heal our darkest moments of depression or carry us through dark nights and days of health problems or discouragement. He knows our every need and makes our burdens light until we are free. I love Him and our Father with my whole heart and use the gift of the Atonement daily to strengthen me. How blessed we are to have a Savior, Father in Heaven and the Holy Ghost and the perfect plan of Happiness. Show more Show less