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Monday, October 28, 2013

Please don't hate me, mmkay?

Hey, guys! I'm a Mormon.

Don't hate me for it. 

I love being Mormon. I really do. I enjoy going to church, family home evening, institute, and other church activities. I love participating in choirs, service projects, and planning activities.

Are Mormons perfect? Absolutely not! We make mistakes all the time! Nobody is perfect and everybody struggles with something different. And, I appreciate that. I appreciate that every single person has their own struggles. I also appreciate that something that I struggle with, you may have no problem with and vice versa.

Are there Mormons that have done some horrible things and have made some really big mistakes? It saddens me to say this, but yes. Yes, there are. But, does that define all of us? Does that define our religion? No! It sure doesn't.

I just want to extend an invitation to anybody out there who is not of the LDS (Mormon) faith. The invitation is this: If you want to know something about the Mormon church, ask questions. Ask a member of the church. I would be more than happy to answer any questions. You could ask a missionary. You know those guys in the white button up shirts and the black name tags? Those are missionaries. They want to answer all of your questions. Another good source that you could go to is mormon.org.

I know that you've probably met some weird Mormons. We all have. I know that you've probably met some Mormons that seem like real stuck up jerks. We all have. And, I'm not just saying that. But, guys, those people don't define all Mormons. And, they most certainly don't define what we believe. We believe that Jesus Christ is our savior. We believe that we are children of God. We believe in the Bible and we also believe in the Book of Mormon.

The reason why I'm bringing this up is because I never realized how many crazy myths there are about our church until I came to college. Being here at college where not everybody is Mormon, I've heard some crazy stuff. It saddens me every time I hear some crazy gossip about the church that is not true at all. That is why I would implore everybody to find answers to their questions from within the church, not from crazy rumors that come from outside of the church.

Love you, guys!!

Have a good day!


3 comments:

  1. So proud of you! You have always had the missionary gene. We love you!

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