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Hi I'm Madeline

I am a Mormon. I am Called to serve in the Portland, Oregon mission for 18 months! I love my Savior with all my heart.

About Me

I am serving a mission in Portland Oregon for 18 months! I am so happy to be here! Before I started my mission, I danced! Anything ranging from Ballet to Ballroom. I love music, and I play the piano and violin, but my favorite is definitely singing! I have been in many musicals and I love them. I know that all my talents are from the Savior. I have a big family, and I love it. There is always someone there to talk to. When I am home, I teach voice lessons, special needs performing classes, and I am a para-professional! When I grow up, I want to either start a private school, or become a chiropractor. I am interested in a variety of things and I love to learn. I want to learn as much as I can so that when I go to Heaven and meet my Heavenly Father, he will be proud of what I have accomplished. I know that I am a Daughter of God and that he loves me.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that the church is true with all my heart and I always have. I love knowing that my Father in Heaven loves me and has a plan for me. I am a divine daughter of God. That is why I am a Mormon. I know exactly who I am, I know exactly what I am doing in life, I know perfectly well that Heavenly Father will take care of my because I am his daughter. He loves me so much! Its amazing how he can love someone like me, I am just a tiny speck in the universe, but he does! He will help me whenever I call for him, he will keep his covenants with me as long as I keep mine. How do I know he loves me? Because he appeared to Joseph Smith, a fourteen year old, and helped him restore the gospel so that me, and everyone else who has ever lived on this earth can return to him, home, again. Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. The priesthood has been restored. The church is true.

How I live my faith

I am serving a mission! A mission is when a young adult usually around the age of 18-19 leavers his/her family to preach the Gospel to every nation for 18-24 months. I am lucky and got called to Portland! I am so amazed that The Lord trusts me to love and teach His children so that they can live with Him again. I am honored to serve my Savior and my God.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Madeline
The Temple is very sacred, it is the House of the Lord. When we enter into The Lords house, we come closer to Him, and come to know of His love for us. Someday I will be married in the Temple, and I am so excited because not only am I married until I pass away, but I will get to be with my spouse even after the Earth passes away. Marriage in the Temple is eternal and everlasting. Because of the Temple, we never have to leave our families, they will always be with us. We don't only perform marriages and other sacred covenants for the living, but also for our ancestors. I am so grateful for this because I get to be with my ENTIRE family for eternity, and not just my mom, dad, and sisters. We go to the Temple to get baptized by proxy, or be married by proxy for our ancestors. Everyone deserves to be closer to God, and I am so happy to know that God loves all of his children, and not only those who were born in the church. I am so grateful to know that there is a way for my ancestors to be with God. Show more Show less