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Hi I'm Mary Lovig

I'm a child of 2 divorces, loves alpacas, full time missionary in Spokane Washington, love the outdoors and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Mom divorced when I was 2, and my dad moved away to Germany. Mom remarried when I was 4 to a soldier who then raised my sister and I in an inactive household. After my step dad who raised me for over 10 years decided to start living with another woman we moved away. During that time my mom was 7 months pregnant with my only younger sibling. After my parents split when I was 14 I started taking seminary which then changed my life. I started going to church again and we moved into a nice ward. That conference they changed the mission age from 21 to 19 for girls. That's when I decided I had a desire to serve my Lord. For the last 5 years Satan tried so hard to prevent me from serving a mission. After dating my missionary it only confirmed more to me I have to serve my Savior. Here I am now, getting ready to leave for 18 months to serve my Heavenly Father. First person on my step-dad's side to serve a mission, fourth grand kid and second grand daughter to serve on my mothers side. I'm proud of my journey and my testimony and I can't wait to serve my Lord and bring lost children unto the joy and brightness of this gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because through my parents divorce, I found myself lost. Though I was baptized at 8, I really didn't go to church growing up. It wasn't until after we had moved away from my dad that I started attending church and religious courses during the school days. During that time I began to have a conversion in my heart and in my testimony. All through high school I would continue these religious courses which would only shape my testimony more. I found myself having a strong belief and assurance that I AM a Mormon. This helped me decide to serve a mission. I hope that my conversion story through all the turmoil of a messy divorce and how I stood my ground by myself helps those in my mission. That I am able to touch lives of those who have similar stories to give them hope.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by continually striving to be worthy of the promises I've made with my Heavenly Father, by serving a full-time mission and being an example to others.