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Hi I'm Vanessa

I am Vanessa! I grew up in Utah. I am a wife to a wonderful husband and I am a mother of a handsome little boy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife to a Seminary teacher. I am a stay at home mom to a little boy. Both my husband and son give me great joy. I love spending time with them. When I am not with them I like to do crafts, cook, and clean. I enjoy being outside, things I enjoy doing outside are going on hikes, I love ice fishing and camping. I love to play any kind of sport but basketball is my passion. I attended Weber State University where I got my associates degree. I enjoyed participating in University events and became the director over the school events for Weber State University. Weber State is a great school and I was going to continue on to be a dental hygienist but I got married and had a little boy. I wouldn't change that decision for anything in the world. I love being a mom. I feel like it is the best job in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints my whole life. The reason why I am a Mormon is because I know that this church is true and the only true church on the earth today. I never had a big lightening bolt hit me and tell me the church was true. It was little by little that my testimony of this gospel grew. A little prayer here and answer there. Heavenly Father has always been there for me. There is lots of opposition that happens when you are a member of the church. That is because the devil tries his hardest to move you away from the truth. But I have seen in my life, that as I read my scriptures, go to church, say my prayers, slowly Satan has no power to tempt me and life is better. I do have plenty of trials in my life but they are so much easier to deal with, with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ right by my side. I received the gift of the Holy Ghost to be my constant companion to help me in this life. Most of all I a family that I can be with for the rest of my life and for eternity. That is a promise I hold on to. I love my husband so much and I want to be with him and my kids for all eternity not just after this life is over. I have received that promise. I am so very thankful for my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the atonement. I use the atonement in my life everyday. I need it everyday. I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I know that this church is completely true. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ amen.

How I live my faith

I love going to church every Sunday. I work with the youth and they have such great spirits that help me grow my testimony everyday. I spend time with them every week, twice a week, on Sunday and Wednesday. Wednesday we do fun activities with the youth. I try to read my scriptures as often as I can. My husband and I try to every week have a time to sit down as a family and have an evening where we share thoughts and testimonies with each other. It has built my faith and my testimony. We try to everyday read the scriptures as a family to build our faith. I say try because we don't always do it but we hope to be perfect at that someday. I love talking with my Heavenly Father through prayer. I feel that builds my faith knowing that He is there for me and hears everything I have to say. He has always answered my prayers even if it wasn't what I was expecting. I know that my Heavenly Father lives.