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Hi I'm Pamela

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Washington State with eight sisters and one brother. Luckily, our house had five bathrooms! We had an acre of land, with cows, chickens, rabbits, and an occasional duck or goose. We are all grown up now, and all of my siblings are married, except for my youngest sister and me. I live alone, well, I do have a cat named Tiger who keeps me company and manages to keep me on my toes by attacking me when I don't expect it. I also just finished my Master's degree in Business and am looking for that "dream job" to put it to use!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church, but that is not why it continues to be a part of my life. It is because I know that it is true. I know that Jesus Christ lived and died for us. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that we have a prophet today. And if all of these things are true, then I want to do everything I can to follow Jesus Christ and His Church. I haven't always been as strong and as dedicated as I am now. Human nature is full of ups and downs. But I do know that the times when I am closer to my Heavenly Father and follow the things that He wants me to do, I am happier. My life isn't necessarily easier, but my soul is at peace.

How I live my faith

I currently am the Sunday School teacher for the youth, and I'm also the choir director. I love these callings! I love being able to work with the youth, teach them about Jesus, and see their faith start to grow. As choir director, I select the music, lead the practice, and direct the choir when we perform on Sundays. It can be challenging at times, because the choir is all volunteer, so it is difficult to get people to spend an hour away from their families on a Sunday afternoon to practice. But on the days that the song finally pulls together and sounds really good - that's when all the work is worth it.

What do Mormons believe about family?

We believe that families are a very important fundamental unit. This is where children learn and grow, but also, as adults, where we can gain strenth. This is important to me because I am not married and do not have children of my own. Because of this belief, I value even more the friendship and love from my parents and siblings. I am very close to my family and that helps me to not feel alone. Show more Show less