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Hi I'm Heather Marie

I'm a Mormon mother.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mom of 5 children ages 10, 8, 6, 4, and 1. My husband and I have been married for 11 years. I enjoy cooking, gardening, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

One of the greatest blessings I have received as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the gift of the Holy Ghost. We are promised that as we take upon us the name of the Savior, keep His commandments, and always remember Him, we can always have His spirit with us, and that has made all the difference in my life. The Holy Ghost has brought me comfort in my hardest times. It also gives me guidance in my daily life. It's hard to be a mom sometimes. It seems like things are working well and I have everything figured out, and then something happens to change things, like the birth of a new baby or a child who suddenly seems to be struggling. That's hard for me. I've spent a lot of time on my knees praying to know the best way to help my family, and those answers have always come. I can't imagine how hard it would be to be a parent without the Lord's guidance. The Holy Ghost has also witnessed to me, time and again in a very personal way, that the things I've learned at church are true and the things I practice at home are pleasing to my Heavenly Father. I know for myself that God is real and that our Savior Jesus Christ lives and loves me. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and that President Thomas S. Monson is our prophet today. I know that because I've lived their teachings and they have brought me closer to my Lord. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God because of the Spirit that comes into my life as I read and study it.

How I live my faith

I'm a leader of 14 teenage girls in our church. I was scared at first when I was asked to work with teenagers, but it has been such a blessing to me. My favorite part has been feeling a portion of our Heavenly Father's love for each of the girls in my care. He has blessed me to see some of their potential and to feel His love, through me, when I'm around them.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Heather Marie
The Book of Mormon is scripture, just like the Bible. It is the word of God given to the Nephites, who lived in the Americas from 600 BC-400 AD. The highlight of the book is the visit of Jesus Christ to the people on this continent after His death. Show more Show less