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Hi I'm Lisa.

I'm a wife and the mother of 5 funny kids. I'm an actress and voiceover artist, and I'm a Mormon. A super Mormony mom.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mother of five who sometimes gets paid to act. I grew up in Nebraska and now live in Utah. I perform improvisational plays and musicals with "The Thrillionaires," do voice over and acting work here and there for commercials, cartoons, and ipad apps, and I love to paint. I am in a webseries called "Pretty Darn Funny," and I play the character, "Gracie." I volunteer for my kids' schools and for my Church.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I believe in Christ and I believe this is the church where He wants me to be. I was raised a Mormon, but with very few Mormon friends. I have studied world religions and I believe there is much good and truth in the world and I am constantly looking for it. My life has been consistently blessed by my participation in Christ's church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying for help to do the things I need to do each day. I read scriptures and words of the prophets. I teach my children and try to serve my family, friends, and neighbors. I try my best to be a good person. I visit with members in my ward and look for ways to improve our lives together. I use my talents for teaching and organization to help improve others' lives, I hope. I try my best to forgive and give others the benefit of the doubt. I try not to be a hypocrite.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Lisa.
Mormons believe in the Bible because it testifies of Christ. It is a holy book of scriptures and I read from it and teach it to my children. I particularly love the writings of Isaiah, which are also referred to in the Book of Mormon. The New Testament, which tells of the life of the Savior also writes of the establishment of His original Church, which strengthens my testimony that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His Church, with the same organization that existed in his primitive Church. The Bible and the Book of Mormon both compliment and strengthen each other, especially testifying that Christ is our Savior and Redeemer. The sacred teachings in the Bible are taught and studied in our Church. I think that sometime people think we don't revere the Bible as Holy Scripture because of our love of The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon (where we get our nickname "The Mormons") is another testament of Christ and, together with the Bible, it clarifies the missing or mistranslated portions of the Bible. There are many interpretations of the Bible by numerous churches today, and the Book of Mormon and modern revelation clarify meaning and enlighten understanding, thus strengthening the importance of the Bible, and not destroying its importance. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Lisa.
I feel that I am a positive person and that, good or bad, whatever happens in my life, I have an eternal perspective that brings me joy. I attribute my attitude and outlook to the principles of the Gospel that I have learned throughout my life. Being a Mormon is a big commitment, but the benefits far outweigh the demands. I read the scriptures with my kids everyday, I read them, I go to Church meetings every Sunday, I pay tithing, I give to the poor, and so on and, basically, I do all the things I can do to keep the commandments as I understand them best. My family is my greatest priority and joy and my membership in this Church consistently strengthens my family relationships because it helps me become a better person. But being a Mormon is more than just doing all these things on a checklist. For me, it is being a disciple of Christ and trying my best to be like Christ. Because of His eternal Atonement and grace, I know that no matter what happens, I don't need to fear, and that I am known and loved by Him. I am a literal daughter of God. I believe that our Heavenly Father has a plan of happiness for us, and I just want to share His love and Gospel with everyone because of the joy that I feel. Being a Mormon means that I can be part of His great work. It means I can receive personal revelation that allows me know how to best contribute to my neighborhood and society, and serve others in the most meaningful ways. Show more Show less