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Hi I'm Ruth

I am a math teacher with a passion for visual art. I am also a new mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently, my life is very busy. My husband and I are both in graduate school, and we have an active little one to chase after. I teach high school math part-time, and I spend the rest of the day at home with my son.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in the Church, I made the decision to be baptized at 8-years-old. Eventually I had to develop my own testimony, and this process began around age 13. I read the Book of Mormon every day and prayed to know that it was true for six months. Almost simultaneously as I gained a burning confirmation of the Gospel's truth, my faith began to be tested. I struggled for several years with this challenge, but through the Atonement of Jesus Christ was able to move forward. Feeling the love that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have for me has carried me through many challenges and strengthened my faith immensely.

How I live my faith

I have enjoyed the opportunity to serve in the Church from my youth and into adulthood. One of the areas where I continue to frequently serve is in playing the piano for Sunday meetings. I have had the chance to share this talent of mine with members of all ages -- from the small children to the entire congregation. I love the sweet spirit that beautiful hymns can bring to a meeting.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

 Yes! Through the ordinances that occur in our Holy Temples, families have the chance to be together forever. This is a wonderful opportunity, which requires our faithful obedience to living the Gospel each day. Show more Show less