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Hi I'm Heather Annette

I'm the person I am today because of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 30 years old. I've been married to my best friend now for almost 6 years. We have a beautiful 2 1/2 year old daughter and one on the way. We are currently in Pennsylvania where my husband is attending his third year of medical school. I graduated in Elementary Education, but am enjoying being a stay at home mom at the moment. I enjoy photography, spending time with my family, traveling, laughing, and playing games.

Why I am a Mormon

I am so grateful to belong to the true Church of Jesus Christ. I know it's true because I have prayed to know that it's true. The power of the Holy Ghost has testified to me over and over again of it's truth. I have also experienced many things throughout my life that have strengthened my testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and that he did indeed see and talk to the Savior, Jesus Christ, and Heavenly Father. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and goes hand in hand with the Bible. I know that God lives and that he loves us. I know that we have a living prophet here on the earth today, President Thomas S. Monson, who leads and guides this church under the hand of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for the gospel in my life. I am happy because of the hope and peace the gospel brings. I wouldn't be who I am today with out the gospel. It has blessed my life in so many ways and I am so grateful for the knowledge I have ~ and I continue to learn more and more each day through diligent scripture study and prayer. I know Heavenly Father knows each of us and loves us with a perfect love now matter how imperfect we may be. Through the atonement of Jesus Christ, we can be forgiven of our sins.

How I live my faith

We find great joy in serving the people in our church and community. I am currently serving in a leadership position for the women of our church in a beautiful organization called Relief Society. I have the opportunity to plan and organize activities and service projects for our ward. It's always a lot of fun to get together as sisters and get to know each other better during these activities. My husband is currently serving a leadership position with the young men in our ward. He really enjoys teaching the youth and helping them strengthen their testimonies of the Savior, Jesus Christ.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Heather Annette
Before we came to earth, we all lived in heaven with our Heavenly Father and brothers and sisters. Heavenly Father developed a plan for each of us. This included us choosing to come down to this earth to gain a body. Under the direction of Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ created this earth for us to live on. We were sent to this earth to have families, friends, and to grow. Heavenly Father wants all of us to be happy. However, He knew life on earth wouldn't be easy. He knew we would face trials and tribulations. He even knew we would make mistakes. This is why He sent His son, Jesus Christ, to this earth to atone for the sins of all man kind. The Savior, who was perfect, died for each of us so that we could have the opportunity to repent of our sins and return to live with our Father in Heaven and our families again someday. There is life after death. Because the Savior died and was resurrected the third day, we too will live again and will have the opportunity to be with our families forever. I am grateful for prayer and the gift of repentance because this is what strengthens me each day. We are all fighting a battle each day with Satan, and it is up to us, Heavenly Father's sons and daughters, to chose the right and to stay close to our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ spiritually. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Heather Annette
Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the Prince of Peace, the Savior of the World. We worship Him. We love Him. We have a desire to be like Him. Jesus Christ loves each of us. He knows us. I am so grateful for the scriptures, because in them, we can learn more about the Savior Jesus Christ. He came to this earth to preform the greatest miracle of all, the atonement, for each of us. He also came to this earth to establish His gospel on the earth and His priesthood. He preformed miracles each day, like healing the sick or blind and healing the broken hearted. He loved everyone. He taught by word and example. He was perfect. He has shown us the way and how He wants us to be. I have come to know Him on a very personal level through prayer and scripture study. I know He lives. There have been many times where I have felt Him close by me. I know He is always there, He's just waiting for each of us to recognize Him and to let Him in each of our lives. When I quietly ponder and think about our Savior Jesus Christ, I always feel the Holy Ghost quietly touch my heart. Each time I do this, my testimony strengthens more and more. Something as simple as a quiet thought of the Savior brings the spirit into my life and I am grateful for those tender moments. As members of the church, we believe it's important to try to be like the Savior each day, by loving those around us, being peacemakers, serving others, and obeying His commandments. As we do this, we are not only blessed, but we are strengthened and we can come to know our brother and friend, Jesus Christ, better because of it. Show more Show less