So many people ask the question, “Why am I here on the Earth?” It’s a question I love to ponder! I believe we lived with our loving Father in Heaven before we came to this Earth. When we lived there, we took part in a great meeting. At that meeting our Heavenly Father presented a plan - a plan of eternal happiness. His plan was to have us, as spirits come to Earth, receive a body and also become part of a family. In a mortal existence, we would be able to experience a mortal life, to learn and grow and progress toward an eternal life. It would be a time that we could prove ourselves, make the choice to learn of Jesus Christ and follow Him and prepare ourselves to be worthy of that eternal life. And the best part, if we prove ourselves in the mortal existence, we would live forever in the presence of God and also live with our families throughout eternity. We were so excited about this plan! Our Father in Heaven gave us the choice of accepting this plan or not. I believe that everyone accepted this plan because we all received our mortal bodies.
Our wise and loving Father has given us the privilege of being tested and strengthened through our trials. And He gives us trials that are specific to us and what we need to learn and grow. After we die, we will see our families and our Savior, Jesus Christ. We will then be judged and receive the Kingdom of Glory that we have earned.