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Hi I'm MarDee

I grew up in Utah. I am a CNA and love to help everyone. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love to volunteer and help those who are around me. I love to participate in outdoor activities, especially fishing and hiking. I was working as a CNA, which is where I go and help assist the elderly in their daily lives. I attended Snow College, where I gained much leadership experience through socializing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I had a longing to find out what my friends in school had that I didn't. All my friends seemed happy and free of trials in their lives. I never really started to pay much attention to their happiness until I found out that my mother passed away. After that I decided to ask one of my really close friends why he was so happy. My friend replied that he was happy because he knew no matter what happened in life he was going to have his family with him for all eternity. I asked him how he knew that and he told me because I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he asked me if I wanted to come to his house on Monday night and have Family Home Evening with him and his family. I was hesitant in my answer but I told him I would be there and I asked him what I needed to bring with me. He laughed at my response and told me just to bring my smile along with myself. I arrived at his house and while I was there his family welcomed me with open arms and they asked me if I have ever talked to the missionaries. I was really sad to say that I haven't even heard of the word missionaries or even what they were. My friend's parents and siblings asked me if I would like to meet some missionaries and find out what they do to make people happy. I said that I would like to meet these people and see if they can make me happy. Not long after I met a couple of missionaries and they started to teach me the lessons. One day in December I was baptized and confirmed a member of the LDS church. I testify that this church is a true church and that it can bring happiness into the saddest of times. I know that this church is led by a strong spirit of the living prophet Thomas S. Monson. I know that with Christ anything is possible. I know that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon and he is a true prophet. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I am a very active member in my church. I do my best to keep the covenants that I have made. I attend sacrament meeting and appropriate Sunday school classes. I served in the Bishop's Youth Council, where I helped in creating activities for the youth of my ward. I also had a previous calling of teaching the Nursery children about our faith through songs and coloring book activities.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A testimony is when the Spirit tells you that something is true or not. The foundation of a Mormon's testimony is knowing that our Father in Heaven lives and loves us all so dearly; that his son Jesus Christ was atoned for all the sins of all man kind; that Joseph Smith is a true prophet who restored Jesus Christ's church; that we have a living prophet who guides us; and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Savior's Church which is restored on the earth to this very day. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

God has provided many reasons to prove his existence. One is the testimony of His creations (Psalms 19:1). Have you ever stared at the night sky and wondered how all the stars came? Or have you ever truly studied the petal of a flower or the texture of a leaf? Or have you ever wondered how the animals of this world came? These precious and most beautiful creations didn't just magically appear. They are creations of God, our Heavenly Father. They were put here on this earth to remind us of His existence and His love for His children. Show more Show less