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Hi I'm Megan Abby

I love children. The past couple years I've spent my time volunteering in schools and working in daycares. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Almost everyone I know calls me "mom". The nickname started shortly after I moved to Kansas and was able to be a support and comfort to homesick girls at camp. Then, it continued after I joined my high school marching band, and was the only girl in my instrument section. My fellow marchers called me mom because I was always prepared. I would always bring extra supplies in case someone forgot, plus I would bring a first aid kit, and (their favorite) candy and other treats. My senior year of high school I got the opportunity to work in a local pre school class, and simply fell in love. It's an amazing experience to watch kids learn and grow, and even more amazing to help them along in the process. The kids always brought a smile to my face, and they also believed me to be a mom, and were always asking to see my kids. To this day I still haven't convinced them that I'm not a mother yet. I currently am working in a daycare, in the infant classroom, which I also love. I will soon leave for a mission in Brazil, and hope upon my return to attend college and major in early childhood education. I can't wait to graduate and get a preschool class of my own.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know this church has the true gospel of Christ, and I have witnessed modern day miracles. When I was 12, my family took in an emergency foster child. This child was a 2 month old baby boy with special needs. He had been born still born, and had a massive brain injury from a result of his birth mother doing drugs and alcohol while she was pregnant. The doctors told us he would be a vegetable his whole life, meaning he would never see, hear, talk, and he would have to eat out of a tube. They also told us that he would probably die before the end of the year. From the moment we took him home, we fell in love with him, and knew he was meant to be apart of our family. He is now 7 years old, and he does still have some special needs, but he has developed far beyond what anyone imagined. He can see, hear, eat by himself, and is extremely active. I have watched as the priesthood power which my father holds has blessed him. The Lord has watched over and protected my brother. The initial miracle of my brother is what gave me my strong testimony, and my testimony has stayed because of daily simple soft whisperings of the Holy Ghosts. The Lord is also mindful of me, and watches out for me in my daily struggles. He has helped me conquer so many of life's hurdles, and I know I could not have conquered them with out his help. I know the Lord is mindful of all His of all his children. He has sent us many tools to help us in this life. Such as, a modern day living prophet, whom I have complete faith in, and I know is teaching us God's will. He has also given us scriptures, which can give answers to any of life's problems. I know this to be the true church, and I am grateful that I was born into the churhc, and to have been blessed with this gospel my whole life.

How I live my faith

I currently do not have any callings of service in my ward, however I make service apart of my daily life, and I always try to get as many people as involved as possible. One of my current favorite things to do is round up a group of girls from my ward, and go heart attacking. Heart attacking is the act of making heart shaped notes and secretly putting them, along with candy, balloons, streamers, or whatever else you can think of, on people's doors, or cars. This is such a simple act, but it allows the people heart attacking to come together and realize how amazing the person they are heart attacking is, and it reminds the person being heart attacked that they are loved, and some one is always thinking of them. I also take every opportunity I can, and go out with the sister missionaries. They are so inspiring. I think that it is important that ward members know and befriend investigators along with the missionaries. Every one can be missionary, and it is important for investigators to know they are loved and welcomed by the ward members.