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Hi I'm Mary

I grew up in Utah. I run for BYU. Called to serve in the Ohio Cleveland Mission. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I like to run. I ran in high school and now I attend and run for BYU. I come from a big family that I love more than words can express. I can't wait to spend eternity with them! I love this church and could not express the amount of joy and peace it has brought me in my life. I am now a missionary and serve in the Ohio Cleveland Mission. I love the opportunities that I am able to have to spread the gospel and the peace it has brought me in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the spirit and blessings I have received. I love Christ and want to follow Him. Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I am able to follow Christ by listening to his prophets and apostles and through my daily scripture study and prayers. I have seen how this gospel has changed my life for the better and helped me become closer with my family and friends and create enduring and lasting relationships with those whom I love.

How I live my faith

Everyday we all have the opportunity to make our own decisions on what we will do, who we will interact with, how we will interact with others, and how we will conduct ourselves. I try my best to follow Christ's example and apply the teachings of the church in order to best exemplify our Savior. Striving to live as our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ would have me live is how I choose to live my faith.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

We are not forced to serve a mission. Missions are voluntary, but the Savior, Jesus Christ, has taught that we should spread His word with our fellow brothers and sisters. Because of this lots of people choose to serve missions. Often times we want to spread the joy, peace, and comfort that this gospel can bring and because of this many people choose to serve. Missionaries serve for 18-24 months and during this time they set aside all worldly things and focus on helping others come to know their Savior. Show more Show less