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Hi I'm Marcie

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a military wife and a mother. I have a Biology degree. I have four wonderful kids and love being able to be at home with them. I love to teach my children to help them in school and more importantly to help them grow closer to our Savior. I enjoy reading, quilting and other crafts.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church my mother is not active and my father is not a member, my grandpa was the one who baptized me when I was 8. My mom took me to church a little. By the time I turned 12 I began attending church alone, I had an "adopted" church family. Their example was essential in my life. In high school I attended seminary for the first two years and then I began finding reasons not to attend. Church became a low priority and my choices were not always great. But at college I put my religious preference as LDS, although I hadn't been to church in years. Then a member of the Singles Ward was knocking on my door inviting me to church. That first semester I had an epiphany that I needed to make a decision. How did I want to live my life, what were really the most important things? Within my heart I knew that my Savior and Heavenly Father love me, I am a child of God, true happiness would be found in following the commandments, Joseph Smith is a true prophet and the Book of Mormon is the word of God, I never doubted it, I just allowed myself to stray. I began attending church again, very quietly, hiding in the corner but through a great Bishop, who was in charge of our ward, I was able to take the steps I needed to repent. Repentance is never easy but always worth it! I knew where I needed to be and how to get there. The next semester I was blessed to meet the man that would take me to the temple at the end of the year. How grateful I am that I knew the importance of being sealed in the temple and that those impression never left me. I know my family is sealed together for all eternity. I know my Savior atoned for me and helped me to repent and continues to help me each day. I know my Savior lives. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is His church, organized according to His dictates and I am following Him. His example is my perfect example as I strive to become more like Him. I know without a doubt I am where He would have me be!

How I live my faith

I am so grateful for the blessings I receive through serving in the church. I love participating in service projects within the church to help the community. I love getting to know other women in the ward through visiting teaching assignments. I have the opportunity currently to teach the little 3-4 year old children during Sunday School time. The Savior's love shines through each of these precious children. Their excitment for the gospel is contagious and they love to learn! They bless me each week as they learn how wonderful God's plan is and share their enthusiasm with me!

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Marcie
The purpose of this life is to obtain a body that we may prove to our Father in Heaven that we can make righteous choices and do the best we can to become more like our Savior. Show more Show less