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Hi I'm Morgan

I work with a boy with autism, I love musical theatre, and I am a pilots wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

School has always been difficult for me. College wasn't any different. After my first semester at college, I decided that I needed to take a break. I went back home to the state of Minnesota, and three years later, I have yet to go back to school, and I'm okay with this! If I weren't in Minnesota these past couple of years, I wouldn't have met my best friend and the love of my life, who is now my husband. Dropping out of school, or marrying a pilot for that matter, were never really a part of my life plan. I've had my share of challenges with both. I've wondered in the past if I simply wasn't smart enough for school. I've had moments of loneliness with a husband who is often gone. But I've come to learn time and time again that my Heavenly Fathers plan for me is far greater than my plan for myself, even though I don't always see it right away. He knows me. He loves me. He knows what I need, and he knows what's in my heart. I have a strong desire to learn. My husband and I have discussed the idea of me going back to school many times. It is a decision that is still in the making. I love to sing. I have been singing my whole life, and dabbling in theatre for many years. I love musical theatre! I sometimes wish that life were a musical, and that people would burst out in song whenever, or wherever they wanted! I love children, and I look forward to having some of my own some day. I work as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with a young boy who has severe autism. As a PCA, it is my job to go to this families house and help care for the child and make the life of his family easier. I have been doing this for a couple of years, and I love it! I love growing as a person, and this job has taught me of patience and love. I love reading and writing. I also love ice skating with my husband, and spending as much time with him as I can!

Why I am a Mormon

Life is hard. I think we all need something to latch onto. We all seek to find meaning and purpose in our lives so we can get through it, and even learn to love it! The fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ does this for me. I was born into the Church, so it was really important that I did some soul searching of my own for me to decide whether I really believed what was being taught to me, or whether I was doing it because I knew nothing else. I always tried my best to do what my parents taught, but like everyone else, I was not a perfect child. It took me a few years to fully realize that every time I strayed from what I had been taught, that I became very unhappy. This Church holds a key to happiness in my life, and I could never give that up. Beyond that, I've prayed many times to know that what I was being taught was true, and now I can say that I know for myself that it is.

How I live my faith

First, and foremost, I go to Church every Sunday, and do my best to keep the Sabbath day holy. It gives me a day of peace and spiritual meditation in which I can feel a sense of rest from the rest of the demands of my life. In my congregation (or ward), I work with the Young Women. I help teach them, and organize activities that help them learn, grow, and build friendships. I try to do my best at this calling and any other calling I am given. I pray for guidance. I also do my best to read my scriptures and pray daily, so that my thoughts are always turned to my Father in Heaven and my Savior. Having a Family Home Evening together is another tradition of the Church that my husband and I try to keep. It allows us to spend time to grow closer together as a family, and closer to our Savior and Heavenly father. Family Home Evening usually consists of some gospel related lesson, and an activity. My husband and I are also Temple Workers. We go to our nearest temple about twice a month, and help out with the ordinances that are performed in there. This is another calling that I try to do my best at, and that blesses my life. Last, I always need to feel that I am growing as a person, or my life starts to feel like it is losing meaning. Because of this, I love to set goals. I live my faith by learning more of what the scriptures say, by trying to be more like Christ every day, and by listening to my leaders, whether it is our Prophet, my bishop, or a different leader. I do my best to follow what they say.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Morgan
President Thomas S. Monson. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Morgan
Talk to the missionaries! You can have two missionaries sent to your home at your convenience. They will teach you what you want to know, and how you can come to know the truth for yourself. You can find them under the "visit us" tab on www.mormon.org. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Morgan
Yes, I do. We believe that God is the same today as he was in ancient times, and that he will always be the same. It makes sense that he would again establish a Prophet in his Church today. This is a pattern that was set forth thousands of years ago, and has been the way of Christ's church on the earth. He had prophets in the Bible and in the Book of Mormon, and he continues using them today. Show more Show less