The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Essay

789 Words Sep 16th, 2016 4 Pages
For most of my life I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was adopted by two loving wonderful parents who were converts to the church, and sealed to them for time and all eternity. I have six siblings that I love dearly. I truly love my family, and care immensely about each member. I have also gone to church for most of my life, I was baptized, I attended young womens, and seminary. I did what I was told, but I never really felt truly converted. I have a fear that has been very hard for me to shake. I have a fear of being separated from the people who I hold most dear, my family.
In recent months I have made quite a few changes in my life. I have begun to read my scriptures every night, and to pray to my Heavenly Father. I have also given up a bad habit that I developed while deeply depressed and overly stressed. However, this nagging fear will not let me be. I feel chained down by it, and more influenced by it now that I am away from my family. I truly want to be rid of this fear and all the weight that it is on myself. I feel that If I do my best to continue to read my scriptures and to pray to Heavenly Father and to trust Him that I will be able to, believe more fully, or even have more of a desire to believe that I will be with my family for all eternity. I have felt a little calmer and more peaceful but that fear is still dragging at me.
I recently read a conference talk by Dieter F. Uchtdorf where he discusses how to “receive a…

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