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Hi I'm Diana

I grew up in Utah. I am married and attend college. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi. My name is Diana. I was born and raised in Utah, and love the mountains there. I attend college, and hope to one day become a physics teacher. I recently married the love of my life, and we're learning how to make a life together. I love to sing and play piano, and enjoy hiking, biking, and cross-stitching. I can honestly say my life is full, and I love being a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. It is a blessing to know that I am loved by my Heavenly Father, who is concerned about me and interested in my life. I can pray to Heavenly Father at any time, and in any place, and He will listen. My brother and Savior, Jesus Christ, atoned for my sins to allow mercy into my life. I can truly repent, and God will always be there with loving, open arms for me to come back. The Gospel gives me hope in a better day, and I know that through living its standards, my life can be lived to its fullest. The Gospel also blesses my family by making it lovely and eternal. I love my husband, and because we were sealed in the temple, it is possible for us to stay together even after death. Our children, when we have them, will always be ours, and we will have the joy of being with them forever. The standards of the Church help my family work together and realize each others' divine potential. It makes our house a home - a place of love and peace.

How I live my faith

Even though I recently moved and am new to my area, I have a lot to give. I visit teach a few women in my church. We get to know each other, and share a brief spiritual lesson each month. This allows me to get close to these families. Our experiences allow us to learn from each other and enable us to overcome our difficulties with people who care about us. I also was asked to teach the children who are turning 9 years old. This year, we study Old Testament stories and learn principles we can apply from what was written. We also spend time together with the other children during church, where we sing songs and learn other basic points of doctrine. It is a lot of fun, and the children bring such a sweet spirit every Sunday. I love helping at church.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Diana
The Law of Chastity is a covenant we make to only have sexual relations with those to whom we are legally and lawfully wedded. The ability to procreate is very sacred, and should be treated as such. Obeying the Law of Chastity makes it possible to really cleave unto your spouse, and none other. It allows you to reserve the most sacred part of your soul for the one person with whom you will share eternity. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Diana
We believe that unless a person is taught the Gospel, baptized, and receives the ordinances of the temple, that person cannot return into the presence of God after they die. However, it would be quite unfair if those who never had a chance in this life to be taught the truth were denied salvation. Therefore, we act as proxies for the dead in our temples, and perform those ordinances in their behalf. The dead are then allowed the choice to either accept or reject these ordinances. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Diana
Yes. "Mormon" is just a nickname. The full name of our church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. We believe that Jesus Christ suffered for our sins, so that if we follow the laws and ordinances of the Gospel, we can be saved and live once again with our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less