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Hi I'm Angela

I am a mom, a traveller, a humanitarian, a photographer and a sushi eater. I love computers & technology. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a traveller and a wander. I love remote locations that are breathtaking. Travelling is a passion, I grew up selling travel and now I lead groups around the world. You can often find me with a camera in my hand or a computer on my lap. I am a techie, a social media lover and a mother of 4. I think outside of the box. I eat a lot of Japanese food. I live in New England and love it here. I have been married to my husband for over 20 years. I find joy in the simple things of life! I have a master's degree and I am a former adjunct professor.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe...... I believe in the Savior, Jesus Christ. I believe that the true church has been restored through the prophet, Joseph Smith and the power of God reigns through the priesthood which is on earth. I believe that God speaks to his people today through chosen prophets. I believe we are led through a prophet, Thomas S. Monson. I love being a member of the church because the church guides and assists families to be better people and stronger units. I believe that a nation is only as strong as each individual family. I love knowing where I came from, why I am here and where I am going. I believe that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. Together with the Bible, we have two witnesses of Jesus Christ. There is power in following the Savior. There is power in strong families, there is power in keeping the commandments and doing what is right. The church teaches us how to listen to the still, small Holy Ghost who can guide and direct our lives for good.

How I live my faith

I try and live my faith by serving others, our family has a non-profit organization, Color My World www.colormyworldkids.org that gives others an opportunity to reach out and provide relief to people all over the world. I serve/volunteer as the regional public affairs director in New England for the church. In this volunteer job, I am helping build strong relations with key opinion leaders throughout many states. When I was younger, I served a full-time mission in Osaka, Japan. But the job I like best is being a mother. I find that this is where my service really matters other jobs come and go but motherhood is forever. Raising kids in a strong family is the most important job on earth and I take it very seriously! I always tell my kids to "Never fit in when you were born to stand out!"

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

I believe in being self-reliant and helping my family achieve that same goal. We teach our family to be debt-free, gain an education, be thrifty and save for a rainy day. I believe that we need to be independent both financially and spiritually. After witnessing several hurricanes this decade, I have a strong belief that being prepared for emergencies is vital. Having food storage on hand and emergency supplies is so important to support our families. When we are prepared it gives us more opportunity to serve and care for our neighbors and friends. We can reach into our supplies and provide for others when we are self reliant! Show more Show less