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Hi I'm Meri

I grew up in California. Became a CNA and moved to Oregon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! My name is Meri! I am a CNA (Certified Nurses Assistant) who has a big heart. I am still a kid at heart (I love video games, playing outdoors, and having my breath taken away by God's work) but that doesn't mean I am not mature. I try and help others as much as I can because I feel this my life's work. Oh did I mention I love Superhero movies?? Ask me about them! But only Marvel movies. Just kidding!! I also love to write stories and daydream a lot.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe in the gospel with all my heart and soul. Heavenly Father continues to shower me with blessings even when I forget my way or do something that might not please Him. But he continues to extend His grace toward me and I always find my way back. I have gone through the times when I felt forgotten, felt beaten down and had too much on my plate, and have been too weary to continue. But you know what? That was when I realized I wasn't praying, or I wasn't going to church, or (and here is the big one) I wasn't turning to God. The moment I stopped, got down on my knees and humbled myself before the Lord I felt my weights and cares taken from me. I know he was always with me and I know that Jesus was standing next to him whispering, 'She is a good spirit, just give her a little more time.' I have felt hugs when I needed them most and I have felt myself carried when I was too weak to walk. Because of this I believe in God the Eternal Father and in his son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I love to go to church and go to sport days with my local missionaries. They are a hoot! I love every person in my ward and I am always sharing my testimony. I also try to live Jesus' example of "love of one another" and try to show kindness in everything that I do.