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Hi I'm Michelle T.

I'm a mother and a navy wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a stay at home mom who just happens to also be a navy wife. I love the experiences I've been given through the journey of my husband's chosen career. I love reading, learning, writing and music. I'm into photography and computers. I'm a wife, a friend, a mom, a daughter, and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is my foundation, my rock. In our time as a military family it has been through the faith I have in my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ that has gotten me through the tough times when my husband has been away from home on deployments that he will return to us safely and that all will be well at home while he is away. I gained my own testimony as a child at the time when my own Grandmother was dying. It was in the faith that I would see her again that my testimony began. Over the years through the times when I felt alone in the world it was my faith in my Heavenly Father and my testimony in Him that kept me going during the tough times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by studying the scriptures, praying and going to church. It is through listening to the council of the prophet and church leaders. I strive daily to live my life in a way that my faith is part of not only who I am but that I am an example to my friends and family. I strive to fulfill my callings to the fullest and to share my testimony any time the opportunity arises.

What is being a Mormon like?

Michelle T.
Absolutely wonderful. As a navy family we move around a lot and yet all I have to do is go to church on Sunday and there I have my ward family and feel like I am at home. Show more Show less

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Michelle T.
Having food storage, being prepared for emergencies and being self-reliant is so important. Even as we've been a military family and moving around every few years we've always strived to have a good food storage for emergencies. There have been times were his pay was tighter than normal and we were able to use our food storage to sustain us until the next pay check. We made the choice as a family when we bought our home that we were going to have a garden and fruit trees. We did this for two reasons: to be self-reliant and for canning. A friend and I spent a good part of our summer canning the fruit and making things like applesauce, jams, pie fillings and salsa for both of our food storage. As a family we know that an emergency can be anything from my husband suddenly not getting paid to a natural disaster happening. It is such a peaceful feeling to know that in any emergency we'll be okay and able to make it through. Show more Show less