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Hi I'm Deborah, Army wife, mom of two

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Deborah, I'm 29 years old, the mother of two adorable boys and the wife to a U.S. Army veteran who has been serving now for over 8 years. We've had the opportunity to live in 5 different states including 1 foreign country, Germany. My husband and I were sealed in the Frankfurt, Germany temple and have been married for almost 8 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because I choose to be. I was raised LDS, I was baptized when I was 8, I went to Primary, Sunday School, Young Womens, Relief Society, etc. When I was 15 years old, I started to fall away from the Church. I started making bad decisions, I had just lost interest. It wasn't until I was 20 years old when I became pregnant out of wedlock, that I decided to embrace the Church and become active again. The Church saved my life, and the life of my child, who I ended up placing for adoption. My life went from being scary, dark and lonely to beautiful, peaceful and full of love.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always trying to set a good example to those around me. I always try to be conscience of who might be watching me and looking to me for that good example. Being in the Military you have many opportunities to stand out in the crowd, to be a good example. I've had the opportunity to make great friends and to share the Gospel with those who don't share my beliefs. I go to Church every week, I pray often, I read the scriptures, I teach Gospel principles to my children. I use my faith on a daily basis. I accept every calling my Bishop gives me and I serve in the calling to the best of my ability. It's a major part of my life.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Deborah, Army wife, mom of two
Family is vitally important to the Church. The Family: A Proclamation to the World states, "family is central to the Creator's plan for the eternal destiny of His children". We believe that families can be together forever. When we die, we continue on. The Church gives us much comfort knowing that when we lose a loved one to death, we WILL see them again when we die. We will be re-united with our family members and live together forever. This is one major reason why we value the law to be marriage to be between a man and a woman. Show more Show less