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Hi I'm Heather

I am a wife and mother of 3. I drive a school bus, I enjoy quilting, scrapbooking, hunting, fishing and camping. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was a teenage rebel and high school drop-out. I got married at 17 and immediately started my family. I was a stay at home mom until my kids started school. I was an alcoholic and a smoker and I almost lost everything...until the gospel was brought back into my life. My husband and I were able to be sealed to our children in the Temple and have eternity to look forward to.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in a loving Mormon family. I lost my mom to cancer when I was 12. In my struggle to deal with that horrible loss, I quickly fell away from the Church. I was angry at the world and even more upset at God for taking her away from me when I felt that I needed her the most. I was away from the church for almost 17 years. In the time that I was away, I had investigated other Churches, but none seemed to have the answers I was so desperately searching for. Eventually I just gave up and I let the sins of the world take over my life. Many times I would let my kids stay with my dad for a Saturday night so I could go out. He would always take them to church with him the next day. They always came home so happy and so willing to share with me what they had learned in church that day. Eventually, my kids started to question why we didn't go to church as a family and I really didn't have a good answer. My sons were 8 and 9 at the time and neither one had been baptized. As a family we decided to take the missionary discussions together because my kids had never known the gospel. They boys decided they wanted to be baptized and we have been active ever since. Even though I was born and raised in the church, I consider that to be my conversion experience. Had I not taken the discussions with my family, I don't know if I could have truly appreciated the Gospel enough to devote my life to it. I have never been happier. We have since been sealed for eternity as a family. I know that as long as we continue to serve the Lord and follow His commandments we will be blessed. I love knowing that I am not expected to be perfect and that I can be forgiven of all sin if I am willing to acknowledge my sins and take the steps to truly repent for them. I know that for my family, there is no better place for us to be. The Gospel of Jesus Christ has changed my life and the lives/futures of my family.

How I live my faith

I love to volunteer every chance I get. Providing service to others brings me closer to my Savior. I believe that is one of many ways that I am able to show my appreciation to the Lord. I coach basketball and volleyball for the young women in church. I try to stay involved with as many of the youth as possible, they are the future and they should be nourished, uplifted,and encouraged daily. I believe that visiting people in their homes to show them that I care is essential. Everyone should feel included regardless of their situation. I believe that we are all God's children and everyone should be treated with respect and compassion. My friends and I sometimes claim to be 'The Casserole Patrol' because we enjoy taking meals to families whenever the need arises. I try to keep a casserole in my freezer to be able to grab at a moments notice to deliver to a family in need. Sometimes we just deliver things like cookies or cakes randomly to friends just to brighten their day. I have had the privilage to serve the women of the church for the last 2 years and in doing so, I have developed friendships that will last a lifetime.