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Hi I'm Stephanie

I grew up in WA state and Iowa. I'm a licensed hairdresser and aspiring seamstress and cook. I love life. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a daughter, sister, wife, and mother. I am a hairdresser, a clean freak, a doer. I love blogging, reading thought provoking books, and decorating our home. But, most of all I love my family and love spending time with them, learning from them and teaching them what I know.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only church on the earth today that has answers to every question, baptizes the way the Lord has asked us to, encourages individual testimony, and teaches me not only that Jesus has saved me but how Jesus Christ is my Savior. There is no greater truth in the world than the knowledge that the saving gospel that Christ himself organized on this earth long ago has been restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. All the original ordinances, commandments, and powers were restored to bring us peace in this life and eternal life to come. God once again speaks through a Prophet just as he did with Noah, Abraham, and Moses. I know that this is true because I have felt the warm assurance through the Holy Ghost and the peace in my heart that only God can bring.

How I live my faith

When the Savior ministered to the people in Jerusalem and surrounding areas he taught them to serve and love one another. In order to follow the Saviors example we are given the opportunity to serve people in our own communities by way of assignment given by church leaders (who themselves also serve freely). The Gospel of Jesus Christ is run by volunteers, unpaid and often untrained. Through prayer I have often felt inspiration and guidance as to how I can better serve those around me. I currently serve by helping lead the Young Women organization in our ward (congregation). The Mormon youth are also given opportunities to lead and teach. Together we plan fun activities like sports, crafts, goal setting, cooking, and service opportunities. The Youth program is a way for young people to find identity and belonging in a world that is continually pulling them down and leading them in uncertain paths. I know that the program developed for the youth is from God. There is safety and peace when we obey God's commandments and surround ourselves with positive influences.