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Hi I'm Masami.

I'm a mother with one daughter, and I have been recently married to a wonderful man and I'm a mormon.

About Me

I had been a convert for 9 years. I had recently married to a religious man, who recently got baptized a Mormon a year ago. I work as a cashier in the food industry at a college. I played the piano, love to dance, and sing. In my spare time, I like to play video games with my daughter and, visit with friends. I also like to do some general research, and cooking. I love to take walks for fitness.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon gives me a sense of peace and worthiness in life. This religion has a Word of Wisdom, which no other Christian religion has. The Words of Wisdom tells us how we can all take care of ourselves with good nutritious foods, and exercises but also warns us about things that we need to avoid in life that can be harmful to our bodies, and ourselves. I believe that good moods and good attitudes depends upon how we take care of ourselves. Our Heavenly Father gives commandments to each of us as a protection to His children, so that someday, we can go back and live with HIm as well as our families eternally in Heaven. Another thing that I like about being a Mormon is that in this life, we can be sealed to our spouse, and other members of our family, which continues when we return to live with our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I love to participate in church activities. Visiting the families gives me the sense of peace, harmony and the opportunities to help others. Teaching the families, help them to understand the gospel. I participated in indexing the census of 1940's United States, which helps people who can find out who their ancestors are, and is also fun to do. I also have a calling as a supervisor for the women, who visit teaches other ladies within my own church ward, which I enjoy.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Masami.
Our Father in Heaven has commanded to us that the sacred power and privilege of sexual relations be exercised only between a man and a woman, who is legally bond in matrimony. The power to create children is very sacred. Keeping the law of chastity brings safety, happiness, peace and self-respect. It also deepens married love and protects families. Breaking the law of chastity is very serious. But those who have broken it can gain forgiveness and peace through repentance and obedience. Heavenly Father wants all of his children to be happy and what is best for them. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Masami.
Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint, comes from different walks of life. People who have calling(s) in the Church serves the Lord, therefore, we do not get paid to do His work. There are many people who are doctors, lawyers, cashiers, construction workers, self-employed businessman/woman, who takes their busy time to fulfill their callings, whether it be a Bishop of the church ward, members of the bishopic, Executive Secretary, Ward Mission Leader, etc. Those who fulfills their callings receives blessings. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Masami.
People, who are not members of the church, have a thought on that, because of the lack of understanding. We have a temple, which no other Christian religion do not. We do not have a cross on top of our church that no other Christian religion has. The reason why that we do not have a cross is because, we do not worship the death of Jesus Christ, but the life of Jesus Christ. In ancient times, Soloman built the temple of the Lord, because he was commanded by the Lord, so He can dwell on earth. In the Temple, Heavenly Father desires us to learn all that He knows, to pass it on to His children, those who are baptized and worthy to go to the temple. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Masami.
Mormon helps everybody, including people who are not Mormons. We are all brothers and sisters of Heavenly Father, and we are His children. The Lord taught us to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, dry up the tears of the orphan, comfort the afflicted, visit the people who are sick, cold or lonely, and help people with their tasks. All of the 53,000 Mormon missionaries services is to help those who are not Mormons. Show more Show less