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Hi I'm Mariama

I'm a creative cook, a business woman, a recently returned missionary, I love to travel and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I recently returned from serving an 18 month full-time voluntary mission in Leeds, England. That has probably been the most life-changing event in my life yet. I love business, event management & marketing and most recently have started my own women’s footwear company online – which definitely combines all 3! I am very blessed to be surrounded by incredible friends and family. I love to cook and I try to experiment with new dishes as often as I can. I especially love travelling and seeing the beauty that is in the world we live in. My favourite countries so far are Italy, France, Greece, Kenya, and my place of birth, Sierra Leone. My family moved to the UK when I was 4 years old and I have lived here since!

Why I am a Mormon

My mother was stopped by missionaries of the church, and after inviting them to our home and later reading from the Book of Mormon and praying about it, she was baptised. I was 4 years old at time. I have had the wonderful opportunity to grow up in the Mormon Church and that has blessed my life more than I could have imagined. I too have come to know it is true! Firstly I am a Mormon because, through incredible experiences, I have come to know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God who restored Christ’s Church on the earth; the Book of Mormon is an amazing book of scripture and is the word of God. I know that God lives! And that Jesus Christ is His Son. I know that God hears and answers prayers. I am a Mormon because I know where I came from, why I am on the earth and where I am striving to be when my mortal life is complete. I am a Mormon because I love being part of a church that encourages individuals and families to use the gifts and talents we are blessed with to serve each other, whether it be playing the piano for a congregation or giving a listening ear. And I am a Mormon because I love it!

How I live my faith

I strive to do what is right based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and modern day living prophets. I attend church, go to the Temple and look for opportunities to serve those around me and share this wonderful message!