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Hi I'm Diana

I live in the Great North Woods in Maine. I write poetry. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 53 year old mother, grandmother, wife and retired 911 telecommunicator. I love to knit and crochet, spin, write poetry and do geneology. I, also, love playing games on my computer. I've traveled all over the world while living in military families and love to see new places and meet new people. The most important things to me are my family and my relationship with God.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the truths that I have learned have brought me closer to God, to Christ and to myself than anything I have ever learned anywhere else. The teachings of the church have answered my questions about who I am, why I am here, what my relationship with God is and what my relationship with others is. The fellowship strengthens me. The Priesthood guides and directs me and teaches me all that I must do to stay close to God and Christ. By following the teachings of the Church, I have become happier. I am more tolerant of myself and others. It gives me direction and purpose. I have learned to forgive myself and others, which strengthens the bonds I have with my family. I have learned service. I have developed a very close relationship with my Savior as I learn how to walk in His ways and become like Him. It fulfills me, it empowers me, it deepens me. It gives me hope and the joy of knowing my life will continue with God and my family after I die. I love my membership in Christ's Church.

How I live my faith

My favorite time of day is the morning, when I spend about 30 minutes praying and reading my scriptures., I include readings from the Book of Mormon everyday, but I also study the Bible, Sunday School lessons or whatever we will be discussing in Sunday classes. I always begin and end those wonderful morning moments with prayer and end up feeling close to God and ready for my day. I attend services each Sunday that I can I am disabled. I love the talks, lessons and fellowship. In the past, I taught children's music or Sunday School, but now as I struggle with health issues, I attend and support others who teach. I have a wonderful partner that goes out with me each month to support and teach other LDS women in their homes, just as there are two lovely women who come into my home each month to teach and support me. It is called Visiting Teaching and is a wonderful program that allows women to befriend and take care of each other in an inspired and organized way. I love it! My husband and I pray together everyday. We pray, in general, for our family and things that concern us, like world events and so forth. But we, also, have special prayers when we need to make a big decision. This allows us to be unified and directed by God. These times of prayer not only help us draw closer to God, but to each other, as well. I try to obey the teachings of my church and the counsel given by church leaders, especially the prophet. I find that by doing this, I have become stronger in my faith and closer to my Savior, Jesus Christ. That is my favorite thing about living my faith. I love my Savior and I know He loves me. That makes me stronger, healthier, happier and oh so blessed!