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Hi I'm Deborah Diane

I am proud to be a Mormon. I live in beautiful Oregon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mome who seems to always be in the car. I have eight wonderful, active, and very challenging children. In my spare time (or the time I steal for myself) I love to crochet and contact others on the computer. My hubby and I have been married for 20 years now and I can't believe how quickly the time goes by.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon but that is not why I am a Mormon now. I am a Mormon now because I endeavored to, and succeeded in gaining my own personal witness that the Book of Mormon and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true.

How I live my faith

We always, always, pay our tithing. We know that we have been so blessed by this principle. In the twenty years of marriage, my husband has been out of steady work for 5. Yet we have always had a roof over our heads, cars that run, and plenty to eat and wear. We KNOW this is a blessing from our Heavenly Father because we live the law of the tithe. We always go to church. Even when it is a huge struggle we take our kids to church. We only make exceptions for illness. Sometimes it is hard but that is all the more reason we don't dare stop...and we are glad that we go. I love the renewal of spirit I feel when I attend church. We try to have family scripture study every night and family prayer. We try to live the gospel in our dress, media, and in the way we treat each other (really working on that one!!). We try to remember the Savior Jesus Christ is the center of our faith, the WHY in what we do.

Are Mormons Christians?

Deborah Diane
Yes. We believe in Jesus Christ, the Savior. We know that he suffered for our sins and died for us so that we can return to live with Him. We know that it is only through Him that we are saved. We are so grateful for the light and knowledge that He blesses His children with. He has set the perfect example of how we should live. He is also my personal Savior, without whom I would be nothing. He has redeemed ME from a certain hell. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Deborah Diane
I am grateful the Lord has set such a clear standard of Morality. "No sexual relationships outside of marriage between a man and a woman". This does not isolate or focus on one particular sin but all sin. We all have temptations and struggles, some of them very grievous and heart wrenching. Our struggles and temptations can either bring us closer to our Savior, or pull us away from God. I know that giving into tempations would, in the end, bring sorrow. Sin will not make me happy. Keeping the commandments and living God's plan is the only real path to eternal happiness. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Deborah Diane
We know that Jesus Christ is the literal son of our Father in Heaven. We know that He has has a body of flesh and bone. We know that He died and was resurrected. His Father also has a body of flesh and bone. They are one in purpose, to bring to pass the eternal salvation of mankind. Show more Show less