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Hi I'm Lisa

I live in Hawaii. I'm a wife. I'm a mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and a mother of a young son. I love learning. I love meeting new people and hearing their stories. I love exploring the beauty of the earth. Most of all, I love spending time with my family. We recently moved to Hawaii and we miss our families, but we are so grateful for technology that keeps us connected. We have discovered how much fun the beach is and try to get there once a week.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family. My parents went to church every Sunday and were always very involved in the church. I remember asking my dad when I was young, "how do you know that the church is true?" He told me to pray and ask Heavenly Father. I told him that there were probably kids of other religions getting the same answer from their parents. I went to church because it was expected of me, but while I was there I was learning about Jesus and feeling the peace of his Spirit. The more I went the greater my understanding and belief in Him became. Even now as an adult my knowledge and my faith in the Lord are still increasing. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know He suffered and died for me. I know that this life is so difficult, but with the Lord's help we can make it through anything. After we are baptized we receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. I am so grateful to have this constant companion to always help me.

How I live my faith

In years past I had seen cars with bumper stickers saying the driver is a Mormon. I always thought I wouldn't want to advertise that because I would need to be sure to always act as a good example. I now understand that how I live my life is a testiment to what I believe. The kids in the church sing a song, If the Savior stood beside me, would I do the things I do? I am trying to live my life in this way. I was recently called (or asked) to be the Relief Society President in our congregation. Relief Society is the organization for all women in the church over the age of 18. My responsibilities are to help strengthen the women and their families, and to help those in need. I have the opportunity to get to know so many wonderful women from all over the world who have ended up in Hawaii. Every woman has struggles and challenges and triumphs and I get to share them with them. The Lord is blessing me to see these women as He sees them, daughters of God.