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Hi I'm Lorina Danielle

I was born in Maryland, grew up in Wisconsin and in Georgia and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a self professed tech geek! I love electronics, computers (MAC and PC), Apple products, and pretty much all gadgets! I love reading, especially historical romance set in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Europe. I have a passion for singing and listening to music. I am the mother of 4 wonderful and very spirited children, 1 girl and 3 boys. I graduated from college with my B.B.A. at the age of 31 with 3 children at home, I even took a midterm online just a few hours after giving birth to my 3rd child. I work from home with a company that I absolutely love and that the greatest leadership I have ever seen and I have the most awesome co-workers. I enjoy traveling and Mayan history. One of our best vacations was an LDS guided tour of the Mayan ruins at Coba and Tulum in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. In high school I travelled with my chorus to Europe where we sang in amazing cathedrals such as the Notre Dame and we onset the D-Day celebrations at Normandy.

Why I am a Mormon

I was not always a faithful or strong member of the church. When I was in high school I did an English paper on the persecution of Mormons in America. While I was researching for my paper my mom gave me the written account from my great great great grandfather who had survived after being shot repeatedly by the mob at Haun's Mill, which is now known as the Haun's Mill Massacre. I had such overwhelming feelings after reading his account of the brutality the early members of the church suffered through. At this time the feeling came over me so strongly that no one would suffer through such atrocities for anything that was not true. My 3rd great grandfather had been spared that day and went on to have the child, that had the child, had my mother, who had me. I know that the Savior loves us and prepared the way for the Gospel to be restored to the earth in its fullness. I know that my pioneer ancestors had the same conviction and their willingness to lay down their life for the gospel helped to bring me my personal testimony of the church and the gospel.

How I live my faith

Every 3 months our church provides meals for the homeless. For several years I have cooked meals and brought them to the church to be served at the homeless shelter. I have a calling at church as an assistant visit teaching coordinator. I help to make sure that sisters in our ward have a sister or sisters that call on them. Visit Teaching is an awesome way for sisters in the ward to help look after each other and help when help is needed, to teach when teaching is needed, and just to be a friend when a friend is needed. In the past I served as a teacher in Primary for 4 and 5 year olds, which definitely taught me patience! The people at my church are more than just people of my mutual faith, they truly are my family. I have always been supported and loved by everyone at church. Without question they have been there for my family and me during times that we really needed them.