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Hi I'm Amy

I'm a stay-at-home mom to six kids. I regularly volunteer at our elementary school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have six children. I'm actively involved with the PTA at their elementary school. I have a background in elementary education and journalism. I enjoy baking, reading, crocheting, and counted cross-stitch. I collect thimbles. I also enjoy sharing music through both the piano and organ. I am learning iaido and kendo along with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. However, it wasn't really until I was 12 years old that I knew for myself that I had a testimony of my Savior and His church. At the conclusion of a morning devotional at a week-long camp, we were given the assignment to spend 30 minutes by ourselves, pondering our relationship with Heavenly Father and his son, Jesus Christ. As I sat by myself in the midst of a clump of wild flowers and saw the mountains and trees around camp, I knew that they had all been created by a loving Father in Heaven for my benefit. I knew that I was a daughter of God and that He knew and cared about me. I knew that Jesus Christ had atoned for my sins because he loves me. It made perfect sense that if Heavenly Father and Jesus both loved me individually, they would provide the tools for me to grow closer to them and to learn how to return to live with them. I knew that one of these tools was the Book of Mormon and that it was translated by divine guidance by Joseph Smith.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as the president of the children's organization in my ward. This means I'm indirectly responsible for the spiritual education of all the children between 18 months and 12 years. I oversee the teachers for each age group as well as teaching and overseeing weekly lessons and singing instruction in a large-group setting. I particularly enjoy seeing these children relate to the scripture stories and songs. As I watch them grow closer to Jesus Christ, my own testimony of his divinity as my Savior increases. I also have a responsibility to visit several other women from my ward each month. These visits help me to build friendships and to share spiritual experiences.