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Hi I'm Marianne Aboussou

I'm from Harrisburg, PA and 1 of thirteen children in my family. I have a testimony of the gospel and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Serving in the California Fresno Mission.I am number five out of thirteen children in my family and I've come to understand that they mean everything to me; they've blessed my life with joy and love and make my worst days better. One thing that stuck with me growing up, is having the gospel being the center of everything even in the hardest of time. As I've grown up I've taken comfort in the fact that the silver lining is always ahead of me no matter what trial I'm in; because of my decision to pursue my education at a religious institution, I have been blessed to be called as a missionary. It seems that all the trials in my life have prepared me to be able to enrich other's lives and share the blessings if the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up a member it didn't allow me to question my faith in the Gospel, but I had also never asked if it was true either. When I finally moved away from my family and went off to school, I had to learn for myself what my testimony was. My conversion started when I was tried and tested to see if I would stand my ground as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint's. I can't imagine my life without the gospel it has gotten me through the toughest of times and has made me the daughter of God I am today. I have a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel, that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God and did so much for the restoration of the gospel. I'm so grateful for the gift of the Atonement and the call to serve the people of Fresno California to share with them that our Savior lives.

How I live my faith

As someone who is musically talented I live my faith but what music I allow to come into my life and questioning what music would drive the spirit away. I have seen the affects music has had on my life and others,it truly enriches the soul. Being involved in many church choirs at school helped cement my choice of perusing music education. I live my faith through music because it has helped grow my testimony and bring me closer to my Father in heaven, and I hope to take my voice around the world to share my testimony of what I hold most dear, and that is the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Marianne Aboussou
I have asked myself what am I doing in my life to help grow the church and enrich the lives of those around me. By giving my service to the Lord for 18 months I am able to see the work go forward and the blessings that rain upon those I touch. This choice has already brought rich blessings to my life and will bring many unto Christ. I know the work must go forth and this is how I am doing my part to grow the Church. Show more Show less