20 Signs You’re a Mormon (in case you didn’t know already)

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What makes a Mormon a Mormon? Well, obviously if they have been baptized as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. But what makes a Mormon a Mormon can be their testimony in the gospel or their display of cultural Mormon quirks. If you are a Mormon, then you may find yourself doing at least one of these things.

1. Speaks in Mormon Lingo

I was an EQP talking to the RS President about Home Teaching and how her son just left for the MTC. mouth

2. Testimony of the Book of Mormon

Read it, prayed about it, gained a testimony of it. (Moroni 10:4-5) You just need to make it through 2 Nephi and it is easier from that point on. Book Mormon

3. Funeral Potatoes and Jell-o

Whether there is a funeral or not, Mormons will be eating this. Green Jello

4. Family History

You actually know who your ancestors are, such as your great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great- . . .

Photo Credit: Mormon Newsroom
Photo Credit: Mormon Newsroom

5. Loves General Conference

Are you psyched! Lets have a party at my house and watch it on my new plasma screen TV and eat scones while wearing pajamas. Mormon General Conference

6. Follows the Prophet . . . on Twitter.

Along with Deseret Book, Mormon Newsroom, and Mormon.org. mouse for a computer

7. Does the Seminary Answers

Pray, read scriptures, attends church (attending seminary and institute helps too, especially since it is seminary answers). mormon prayer

8. Has a Crush on Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Just a little one. He is so cute! dieter-f-uchtdorf-large

9. Loves and Appreciates their Family

“[T]he family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children” (The Family: A Proclamation to the World). Even though they sometimes (maybe all times) drive us crazy, we love them anyways. Big Family Mormon

10. Goes to Ward Activities

Who needs a date night when you could go the ward chili cook-off or basketball tournament. young men playing basketball

11. Listens to the Music of Famous Mormon Musicians

Such as The Piano Guys, David Archuleta, Lindsey Sterling, MoTAB, etc.

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Image via donotattemptinheels.com

12. Keeps the Commandments

These laws are here to protect us and bring us closer to God. Though these days we can keep the commandments on paper or digital devices, not on big slabs of rock anymore. ten commandments

13. Does All their Shopping at Deseret Book

Or Seagull Book or Down East Basics.

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14. Serves God for Two Years

I hope they call me on a mission . . . especially to a place with beaches and great food.

Sister Missionaries
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15. Loudly Cheers When Jeffery R. Holland Goes to Speak

He is awesome! Look out Satan, Elder Holland is here.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

16. Watches BYUtv

BYUtv has Studio C, Granite Flats, and American Ride.

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courtesy of BYUtv

17. What’s in your Wallet?

Miny FSOY pamphlet, Temple Recommend, tithing slip . . . wallet

18. Believes in Long-Term Relationships

For all eternity.Eternal-Marriage-Mormon

19. Food Storage

Eats it regularly and considers it edible. The real go-getters learn how to implement M&M’s in their food storage.food storage ksl

20. Can quote Classic Mormon Films

Testaments, the Singles Ward, Saint and Soldiers, Legacy, The Best Two Years, and of course Johnny Lingo (“Mahana, you ugly!”) film

Abby graduated from Utah Valley University with a Bachelors degree in English and an emphasis in Writing Studies. She enjoys reading, writing, baking good food, and eating it too.