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Hi I'm Janice

I'm a wife, a mom, a teacher, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife and a mother of two munchkins who fill my days with business and smiles. I graduated with a degree in elementary education, and now I teach my children. I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, trying new recipes, being outdoors, finding good deals, and being crafty.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught by my parents that Heavenly Father loves each of His children, that He has a plan for us, and that through a living prophet on the earth today we are taught His will. Attending church as a little girl my testimony grew slowly and gradually. Over time, I have felt again and again that what I have been taught from childhood is true! I know that God hears and answers our prayers, and that those who humbly ask Him for guidance and answers will receive. It was Jesus himself who said, "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive." Matthew 21:22. I have put that to the test and now know for myself the truthfulness of the things I've been taught.

How I live my faith

At church I'm the assistant secretary for the woman's organization. I also coordinate a play group for the young children, planning activities and outings for both moms and kids to enjoy.

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

As members of the Church we believe that each person is a Spirit child of heavenly parents, that we are all children of God. Each life is precious. The church is against voluntary abortion. We believe in the sanctity of life. Having given birth to two little ones and held them in my arms in the moments after birth, I have felt that they are pure and innocent, clean and new from heaven. It is a privilege to be a parent. "Children are an heritage of the Lord" Psalms 127:3 Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

We pay 10% of our income as tithing to the church. The church then uses this money to build church buildings throughout the world, print curriculum materials, publish and translate the Book of Mormon and other scriptures in many languages, and build temples. No one in the church receives money for the service they give. Paying tithing is really a small way of showing our love to God. He gives us everything, and asks for only a tenth in return. And with our obedience comes blessings. We will always be in debt to Him! Show more Show less