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Hi I'm Margaret

I grew up in South Texas, and I've written a book, moved 15 times , work in the education field, and I'm a mormon.

About Me

 I am a mother of four, and have been happily married to the man of my dreams for over 26 years. I am an avid reader and love to creat culinary delights to share with family and friends. I have an MBA and work in the educational field where I get to serve and help people enrich their lives, stay competitive and cutting edge and to be able to contribute to society in meaningful and successful ways. I love to serve and befriend people.

Why I am a Mormon

 I have always been a sincere and dedicated searcher of truth. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ, and my fellow man. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and wants what is best for me. It is natural for me to understand that He would send a living prophet to lead and guide His children on the earth today as He did in days of old. The teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints make perfect sense. A loving God would send His word to all His children, not just a selct few. He would have a plan that would make it possible for all of His children to return to Him, and family relationships would continue for eternity, not just here on earth. I know that Jesus is the Christ. He lived and died for me. He shows the way to live a life of love and service, while being dedicated to honoring, loving and serving him and Heavenly Father. Willfully obeying the guidelines that God has set forth is truly the plan os happiness. I would that we all should come to Christ and be free.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of Reflief Society, one of the oldest continuing organizations for women for thirty years, serving in several capacities in that organization. I have also been able to serve the youth and children in the wards I have lived in. Currently, I get to serve the children of my ward. I also enjoy singing, and the ward choir gives me an opportunity to try and develop my musical talents. I have a strong testimony of the wonderful service of visiting teaching. I am blessed with a wonderful companion and get to serve two sisters who uplift me. I also believe is giving back to my community. I work with the United Way, Chamber of Commerce, the EDC, Boy Scouts, non-profit organizations, and several local and national military and educational organizations.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

The missionaries will talk to you about our Heavenly Father, his Son Jesus Christ, and their relationship with us. You will also learn how the gospel was lost from the earth do to aspostacy, and how throught Joseph Smith, the heavens were opened again and the full and everlasting gospel was restored to the earth again. You will also learn about God's great plan for us, the Holy Ghost, and repentance and our Saviors atonement for all mankind. You will learn why Heavenly Father wants us to return to live with him, and how to do so. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Baptism is a necessary step in entering the kingdom of God. Even Christ, the only perfect one to walk the earth was baptized. When a person is baptized by immersion and by one having proper authority, then he is cleansed from sin, and sets upon the path back to God. At baptism, we make promises to God, which include helping one another, keeping God's commandmenst, taking upon us the name of Christ, and always rembering Him. In return, God promises that if we keep our promises, then we will always have His Spirit to be with us. In order for baptism to be recognized both here on earth and in heaven, it must be preformed in the way God as set forth. That is by immersion, that the whole person may be cleansed and made new, and by the proper authority by one who holds the priesthood, the authority given by God to act in His name, and is worthy to exercise that priesthood. All new members are thus baptized irregardless of prievious experiences to adhere to the Lord's appointed way. Show more Show less