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Hi I'm Christine

I'm a wife, a mother of three, a wanna be runner, I have friends of all different faiths, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have always enjoyed exercising. It's been a hobby of mine for as long as I can remember. Softball, Field Hockey, Swimming, Soccer, Weight lifting, Aerobic training, and most recently running 5ks, 10k's and doing sprint triathlons. I'm no pro, but I'm a wanna-be, and that's good enough for me :)

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up among friends of many faiths. I attended church with many of them, and I loved doing so. I love seeing how others portray Christ, how they feel God in their lives, and how they interpret the Bible. I love seeing how some really live their religion outside of their day of worship. These unique experiences helped me to really dig deep in my heart and want to know for myself whether or not the Mormon church was the only true church and was actually led by Jesus Christ himself. I wanted to know for myself if it was true. In The Book of Mormon (Moroni 10:3-5) and the Bible (James 1:5-6) we are given a promise that if we ask God, truly desiring to know, then he will answer us. As an answer to prayers, I have felt over and over God's assurance and peace that His Church has been brought back to the earth and is truly guided over by Jesus Christ. That church is called The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am honored to be part of this great work. I am confident that God answers prayers. He promised us. I promise you.

How I live my faith

The Bible tells us in 1 Corinthians 6:19..."know ye not that your body is a temple". I have found that many sins are focused on our bodies. I believe that we are sent to earth to receive the gift of a body and learn how we can become more like our Heavenly Father. I always strive to treat my body as a temple by avoiding alcohol and drugs, by wearing modest clothes, being faithful in my marriage, eating healthy and exercising. I am confident that by these choices, I have had the help from God to live a healthy life and to create three beautiful, healthy children and that I have been worthy to receive revelation from Him on how to raise them.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

I love the phrase "give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime". I feel that being self-reliant is not a state of being, but a process. I am continually "learning how to fish" and figuring out ways to improve so as to not have to rely on others but to be able to give back to others. Show more Show less