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Hi I'm Cathy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom of 3 and grandma of 10. I am a cake decorator, baker, and caterer. I love the mountains, music, hiking, and good friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love my Savior, Jesus Christ, and want to be more like Him, as I learn about Him. I love my family and want to be with them forever. I joined the church when I was 18 yrs old. I had good friends who taught me about the church, and what it was like to be a good member of the church. Even though I was not a member at the time, I attended church meetings and seminary, where I grew to love the church, and gained a testimony of the truthfulness of the Gospel. I continued to attend while waiting for my parents' permission to be baptized, which came in the form of a note tucked inside my seminary diploma at seminary graduation. I love the gospel and how it has taught me to raise a righteous family, and to serve others. I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and I know that my prayers are answered...not always quickly or the way I want, but in my best interest. I am so thankful for a living prophet who guides our church today. I know if I obey and listen to his counsel, that I will not be led astray. I am thankful that the gospel has been restored in our day just the same as it was in the time of Christ. I love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints!

How I live my faith

One of my favorite things I do is to visit other women in our congregation that I have been assigned to help. At least once a month, we schedule a time to visit with them, assess any needs they may have, leave a gospel message, and basically just have a friendly visit. We also go out to lunch and share other fun activities. Some of my most cherished friends are those I have met through these "assignments," known as visiting teaching. I also love serving those around me, either at church or in the community. In the church, we learn to serve as Jesus served. One of the responsibilities that I used to have was teaching others the importance of being self-reliant, and how they could store food and other necessities for a "rainy day." I have learned that by being prepared, you have nothing to fear. I have enjoyed opportunities to teach, from very small children to adults. This has not only hopefully helped those I have taught, but also has helped to increase my abilities as a teacher, which has helped me as I have raised my children, and now as a grandmother.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

We believe that the Holy Bible is the word of God and that it testifies of our Savior, Jesus Christ. The version of the bible that we use is the King James Version, and we believe that its translation came from men who were inspired. The other books of scripture that we study along with the Bible all witness that Jesus in the Christ. Show more Show less

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Yes, Jesus loved everyone, and after He was resurrected, He came to visit the people here also. He taught them and blessed them, and assured them of His love, as He let them feel His wounds. Show more Show less