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Hi I'm Livi

I like Europe, red lipstick, fashion, reading and movies. Best of all, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello! I work in communications, am a free lance writer and am married to the best man in the world! I love all sorts of music, reading the classics, taking bike rides and traveling most of all! I have a really big scarf collection.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is true. When I was 8 years old I entered the waters of baptism into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - Day Saints because I had a sweet and true knowledge that it was right. My testimony has grown throughout my life. I recognize that the Lord has protected me from physical and spiritual harm my whole life and blessed me endlessly. I have had many spiritual confirmations as I study the scriptures, pray fervently to my Heavenly Father and learn more about his gospel, that it is undoubtedly, unwaveringly true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that we have continuing revelation today and that President Thomas S. Monson is the Lord's mouthpiece on the earth.

How I live my faith

Above all, I love my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and His restored gospel on the earth. It brings me the greatest joy I could ever know. It has protected and guided me for all my life. The gospel and the atonement of Jesus Christ has enabled me to get through rough times. I pray daily and strive to study my scriptures. I also pray to my Heavenly Father continually in my heart asking Him for guidance and strength and thanking Him for my many blessings. My daily participation in my church includes teaching gospel principles to the women in my congregation and attending church every Sunday. I love church!! It brings so much happiness and warmth to my soul. I love studying the scripture including the Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Livi
The Word of Wisdom is a spiritual law given by the Lord to the members of the restored church. It is a health code that tests one's faith in the Lord and provides many health benefits, but more importantly spiritual blessings. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Livi
Mormons definitely believe in equality of men and women. I am a woman who is strengthened and uplifted through my religion, not oppressed. I am a strong woman with opinions and feelings, strengths and talents that are all magnified in my religion. My husband is the best example of this. In our marriage we have a complete partnership exemplifying divine roles of manhood and womanhood, as future mother and father. My husband is my greatest example of honoring womanhood and blessing my life that I know. I can assure you that women are treated with the most respect found on this earth through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Livi
Yes. Mormons definitely regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and believe it comes from God. My life has been blessed infinitely by studying its beautiful teachings. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Livi
Mormons do not worship Joseph Smith or any other prophet. We revere and respect those called of God as prophets and apostles for example as many religions (including mine) revere a prophet such as Moses. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Livi
Many think that Mormons hate gays. This is not true. We regard every person on earth as a son or daughter of God no matter what. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints does not believe in same-sex marriage. We do not, however hate gay people. The church does not believe that anyone who has homosexual feelings is sinning or a "bad person". The church's mission is to love, help and strengthen those who may have homosexual feelings. The church doctrine requires anyone with homosexual feelings to stay celibate just as they expect any member of the church who is not legally married as man and woman to stay celibate. This is a fundamental to God's law of chastity. Show more Show less