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Hi I'm Megan

I grew up in Nevada, USA. I want to teach music in elementary schools some day. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love music, I play the piano, flute, piccolo, ukulele, and guitar. Or at least I try to. I might not be the best, but I love learning and improving. I am studying to be a music teacher in elementary schools, but I am deferred to serve a mission. I have always been a huge band geek but I also love sports and to be active. I love hiking and camping and I'm always looking for the next adventure! I was raised in the church and it has been the biggest influence in my life. No other joys in my life even come close to that of the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. It really is as simple as that. The greatest evidence I have in favor of it's truthfulness is the joy and peace that it brings into my life. There are a lot of things that make me happy in life. But nothing even comes close to the spirit I feel when I'm doing things to draw closer to my Heavenly Father. There have been many times when I've had to put the teachings to the test. The "rules" we have to follow. And I have always been greatly blessed by doing so, not once has the counsel of the prophet's led me wrong. I am not perfect, but I know that God loves me, and he always will. And that is the greatest gift, to know of my divine value, and to know that each of the people around me has that same value that will never change. I am strengthened by the Atonement, by the Spirit and by the support that I have found in my Brothers and Sisters of the Gospel. There is much to be gained in it, and I have already received so much. So once again, I am a Mormon, because doing so gives me the strength to make my life happy.

How I live my faith

I try to attend as many activities as I can. Even just being there can help my fellow ward members. Building those relationships is important and is part of what makes being a part of the church so rewarding. I try to fulfill whatever calling I might have to the best of my ability. It doesn't matter what calling it is, or how small or insignificant it might seem. There is always something to be learned or gained from those experiences. We do more to serve just by participating than I think we are aware of.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

We are not perfect people, we all make mistakes and so it becomes impossible for us to live in God's presence again because no unclean thing can dwell in the presence of God. But because our Heavenly Father loves us, he provided us a Savior, Jesus Christ, who was perfect. He suffered for our sins, so that we can repent and become clean again. Without that grace, we wouldn't be able to come back from our sins, we wouldn't be able to ever be clean again. We are all recipients of that grace, but we need to choose for ourselves to accept it into our lives. We need to do all that we can, and then grace will make up the difference of what is left. But it doesn't just kick in when we have spent all our strength. His grace helps us and gives us strength every step of the way, so that we can do more than we ever could just on our own. Show more Show less