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Hi I'm Diane

I live in Texas, I work in retail, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I studied literature in college and love to read. I love sports: especially watching football and baseball. I have 3 little ferrets that I love more than I ever thought it was possible to love an animal. Since I don't have any children, I call them my babies.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the missionaries were out knocking doors in my neighborhood and when I answered the door I felt this strong impression that I should listen to their message instead of telling them to get lost. When I was taking the lessons and the very first time I went to church things were different from what I was used to, but at the same time things felt so "right" that I kept taking the lessons even though I felt disoriented at times. After a few weeks of fairly intense study with the missionaries, I finally felt the Holy Spirit testify to me that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was truly the church of Jesus Christ restored to the earth again through the prophet Joseph Smith. Since joining the church things have not always been easy. I have had a long history with major depression and there were a few years that I stopped being an active member of the church. Overall, I have had so many wonderful experiencies and feel so much closer to my Father in Heaven that I cannot doubt that I made the right decision to join the LDS church. After almost 3 decades of hating myself and suffering from severe depression Heavenly Father has healed me and given me the ability to stop hating myself and to forgive myself for my past mistakes.

How I live my faith

I served a mission for 18 months in Provo, Utah several years ago. It was an amazing experience especially since I got to work in the St. George temple visitors center and the local historical sites. I have also taught youth Sunday school and helped out in other capacities at church as needed.

What is the Law of Chastity?

The law of chastity is one of the main reasons why I joined the church. I have seen so much of the heartache that others have experienced because of having sex outside of the marriage relationship that when I realized how serious the church is about refraining from premarital and extramarital sex I knew that this was a church that I wanted to be a part of. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon is amazing. Whenever I move I don't have to shop for a new church. I just go to the church website and enter my new address and the website tells me where and when to show up for church. I have more responsibilities, but now I feel better about myself because I know that when I am helping other people I am doing what my Father in Heaven wants. Show more Show less