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Hi I'm Stephanie Diane

I'm an identical twin. I'm a wife and mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to my best friend. We are the parents to an energetic little boy and sweet baby girl. Most days, I love staying at home with my kids. I can often be found talking on the phone with my twin sister or skyping with my parents. I'm learning to sew and enjoy decorating my home. My perfect day would be one spent with family and friends, enjoying the sunshine, eating good food, and listening to music.

Why I am a Mormon

My dad is a convert to the LDS church. Both of my parents-in-law are converts. I was raised a Mormon. I always felt it was good. But, I was encouraged by my parents to pray about it and decide if I thought it was true. I don't think I was converted in one specific moment, but believe that as I prayed, read the scriptures, and went to my church meetings, I knew that I was doing what was right. As I continue to do these things in my life, I am extremely blessed. Many times, I've experienced an overwhelming assurance that what I believe is true. Now, as a mother, I am even more grateful for my firm beliefs. I know that we are all children of God. I know that families can be together forever. I know that Joseph Smith restored God's church to the earth. And, I know that Jesus lives and will come again. I am happy to know these things. Because of what I know, I can teach my children the true purpose of life. Raising kids in this world is tough. There are so many influences, both for good and bad, and as a parent, it is difficult to filter them for our children. But, I am extremely grateful for my beliefs so that I have a base of firm truths to use as I teach my children.

How I live my faith

When I think about how I live my life, I cannot separate being a Mormon from how I live. It is who I am and what I do. It impacts what I do each day, reading scriptures & praying; it impacts what I do during the week, visiting other LDS women and going to church activities; and it impacts what I do each Sunday, going to church and serving in a role that has been assigned to me. I love how involved I am with the Lord's church.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Stephanie Diane
Yes! A husband and wife can be together forever if they are sealed in marriage in a LDS temple. My husband and I were sealed in marriage for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake City temple. Our relationship's values are based on an eternal perspective. We have the hope that if we stay true to the promises we've made to each other and to God, that we will be blessed to live together forever. Since we've been sealed, any children that are born into our family will also be sealed to us. As sealed families, death cannot tear us apart. If we live righteously we know that we will live together in heaven forever. Show more Show less