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Hi I'm Deon

I have lived my whole life in Utah, but I love to travel. I'm a Mormon. The Sea of Galilee in Israel was my favorite.

About Me

My favorite "title" is mother and grandma. Shortly after I finished my college education I became a mother. I was happy to have that be my fulltime role as 6 children were born to our family. Now my children are all grown up and some have families of their own. I enjoy singing, dancing, reading and spending time outdoors hiking or gardening. I work as a massage therapist.

Why I am a Mormon

As a young girl, I had an experience when I learned for myself in prayer that my Heavenly Father knew me and loved me. Eventually, I wanted to know for myself if the church was true; I didn't want to belong because my parents were members. I tried to live the gospel principles. In answer to my prayers, I felt the Holy Ghost confirm to me that Joseph Smith is a prophet and the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know this is true.

How I live my faith

As members, we each accept responsibilities to help run the programs of the Church. None of us are paid for our time, but we receive great personal growth and great blessings as we accept assignments. I am on the Area Singles 31+ committee. Our goal is to provide wholesome activities that will help strengthen testimonies of the Savior and connect them with others that can support them.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

I want to go back to live with my Heavenly Father when I die, and I believe He wants all of His children to return to Him. But no unclean thing can be in His Presence, and I have made mistakes and sinned. Because Jesus Christ is the Son of God and is perfect, He took upon himself my sins and paid the price for my mistakes. It is through the sacrifice that He made willingly for me that I can be made clean before the Father. Jesus Christ is my Savior and the Redeemer of the world. I love Him and I am grateful for His love. Show more Show less