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Hi I'm Marissa Balls

Returned Missionary, adventurist, and a Mormon!

About Me

I have lived in Utah and have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my whole life. I graduated high school and continued my education by completing a Culinary Arts Program. I love Serving others and making people happy! I hate seeing others in pain and sadness but I know That Christ knows all of our feelings. I am learning different skills that can help me for the future and help others as well. "Be of Good Cheer. The future is as bright as your faith." -Thomas S. Monson

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I do what I want. We are free to choose and I choose to be a member of the church. I've been blessed to be a member but throughout my life, but with trial after trial and blessing after blessing... I've found that the Church is true and that it is where I need to be. I am beyond grateful for the power of Atonement and repentance and want to try my hardest to follow Christ. Dieter F. Uchtdorf says "Doubt your Doubts before you doubt your faith." To me, this has been a huge part of my life, with the adversary and Satan throwing balls of fire in our direction. But I know if I stay true to what I believe and hold dear, then Satan can NOT conquer me. Satan wants us to be miserable just like him but I know that With God and Christ, we will have true happiness. I often forget that I am a Child of God. But through Christ, and his Atonement and his love for all of us, I know that Satan is a liar and is just jealous of what we have. We are Children of God. He loves us, and I love Him and am grateful for the Plan of Happiness. I know that we can live with our Heavenly Father again and that Families can be together forever. I know hard times will continue to come, but with Christ, anything is possible.

How I live my faith

I just returned home from a mission in California and am so excited to continue to share the gospel in different ways throughout my life!