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Hi I'm Gennelyn Sandra

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest daughter on 10 children, and have grown up in Sandy, UT. I love my family, and they are some of my very best friends. I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all my life. I am working on earning a degree in Earth Sciences Education with a focus on Geology, and I hope to teach Secondary Science with my degree. I am a returned missionary of the Philippines Baguio Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I love to read and sew, and cook and quilt. I am a homebody, and I love it. I enjoy camping and exploring the outdoors. Country life is the life for me. I am devoted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and I am dedicated to living by it's percepts.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Days Saints, but I feel that I truly became a member when I knew for myself that the doctrines taught were the word of God. I had been raised to believe, but when I turned 16, that is when I knew for myself and I no longer relied on my parents knowledge. I am a Mormon because I have no doubt in the truth of this Church and of its teachings. I know that Joseph Smith Jr. was called of God to restore Christ's gospel and church. I know that everything that I know and believe will bless me through out eternity. I have had a witness for my self that this is His church, and I can never deny that knowledge. I am a Mormon because I know that my Father in Heaven lives, as does Jesus Christ. I know that they love me, and I know that I will see them again. I am a Mormon because I know. It is hard to put into words the deepest feelings of my heart, but I am a Mormon because I choose to be. I choose to be a member of this chursh because I know it is true, and I will never deny that knowledge that my Savior has giver me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day just by the things I do and say. Right now I am a missionary because I know that God Lives and that He loves us. I know that He has a plan for us and that He wants us to return to him. I am giving up 18 months of my life so I can share the love I have in my heart with my brothers and sisters in the Philippines. They, just like us, are Children of Our Heavenly Father. And He loves them. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is for all men, women, children of all races. I live my faith through my actions, and through the service I am willingly giving. I am so excited that I have been chosen to serve my Father in Heaven, and I love Him with all of my heart.

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Gennelyn Sandra
Mormon missions are funded mainly by the missionary or the missionaries family. I am serving a mission right now and I am paying for it. I have spent the past several years working full-time to save up for my mission. This Gosple means the world to me, and for me it is no sacrifice to pay to share what I know with the people of the world. If all men knew Christ and came unto Him, just think what our world would be like. That is why I am serving, and that is why I am paying to serve. Show more Show less

What is the Relief Society?

Gennelyn Sandra
For me, Relief Society is one of the best things to ever happen to me. It is an orgazation for women ages 18 till the end of time. It is an oppertunity to serve, to share experiences with women who share your beliefs. It is a place where you can be yourself. Ever since I was a little girl, I was excited to join Relief Socity. It was a goal of mine. I wanted to friendships that I knew would be formed. I wanted the suppoert that I knew I would find. I wanted to be with my sisters. You don't have to be a mormon to be in Relief Society. It is the place to grow an become the rightesous women that God wants us to become. It is where Charity reigns as queen. I Love Relief Society!!!! Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Gennelyn Sandra
I know for a fact that husband and wives can be together forever, not for just this life. That is our Father in Heaven's plan, and it is because He loves us. It happens through living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is not a free gift to all people. It only happens if we are obedient to Christ's gospel, and enter into the Holy Order of Marriage. This can only take place within the Holy Temples of our God, where we are able to find the Priesthood Power to seal for time and for eternity. Like it says in Matthew 16:19. And this opportunity is and should be one of the greatest desires and goals of our lives. Show more Show less