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Hi I'm Patti Dilworth

I was born in Montana, an avid quilter, mother of four, grandmother of one I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a happily married woman with four great kids, two wonderful daughter in laws and a beautiful granddaughter. I work part time as a bank teller, love spending time with my kids and granddaughter. I love to cook, quilt, read, and live the gospel. We are young empty nesters which is wonderful some times and lonely others.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was 17 years old. I am now almost forty nine and have never regretted my choice to be baptized. I wasn't raised with a strong religious background, yet I always yearned for one. I had a desire from an early age to know God and to know that he knew me. I wanted to know that I had someone watching over me, caring for me. I had a good friend that lived across the street that started taking me to church dances, as there was a young man who attended the LDS Church that I had a crush on. One thing led to another, we began dating, he introduced the Gospel to me. I began reading the Book of Mormon, not really knowing what to expect. As I read this book, a strong feeling came over me, telling me that this book was true. Although this young man had an influence over me, I knew that joining the Church had to be my decision. And so I attended Church, Seminary, Young Womens activities for about a year and then ended up joining the Church. I knew that the feelings that I felt about this church and gospel were true. And that after knowing these things, I could never turn my back on their teachings because they were true. I knew they were true. It was like coming home for me. I finally felt that I had found the place that I had longed for my whole life. And it felt good and it felt right.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith on a daily basis. I am the Relief Society President of the ward which we attend. This calling provides me many opportunities to live my faith. I have to live worthily so that the Holy Ghost can be with me so that I can be made aware of the womens needs whom I have stewardship over. I try daily to be praying to my Heavenly Father to know his will for me and what I can do to better serve his daughters. I try to read uplifting books and my scriptures or listen to the scriptures on lds.org. I try to attend the temple whenever it is possible and do family history too. I try to be a good example to those around me and be kind like the Savior is to me. To be loving and forgiving, kind and repentant. I have to say that I am not perfect in any one of these areas but I try. And I don't give up. I remember that my Savior atoned for my weakness, sins, hurts and sorrows and that gives me the hope and strength that I need to go forward with faith. I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ in my life. It defines who I am and where I am going. I would be a lost soul without it in my life. I am so grateful each and every day that it is a part of my life.

What is being a Mormon like?

Patti Dilworth
Being a member of the Mormon Church is a lifestyle. It gives me guidance and helps to simplify my life. It keeps me focused on the important things of life; my family, home, Heavenly Father and Savior. I love the Word of Wisdom. I feel such strength by living by its laws. If only the world could follow the teachings our world would be such a different world. Show more Show less