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Hi I'm Lori Lyn

I'm a single mother of 5 and grandmother of 13. I grew up in southern California. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a single mom and grandma of 13. I graduated from BYU with my fourth-born child in 2007 (it took me 35 years!) and now I substitute teach K-12 grade with a lot of Special Education. I really love working with special needs children of all ages. I love to travel all over this beautiful earth, venturing in my car to the Yukon and Alaska this past summer. Quilting, swimming, biking, hiking and doing genealogy are also things I really enjoy.

Why I am a Mormon

My first association with the church was in 1963 when my dad was hired to put on a nighttime extravaganza at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii. I spent many happy hours with the loving people of that place; learning their dances and culture was especially wonderful to me. I have many Polynesian brothers and sisters to this day. In 1967, at age 14, I was baptized by Alan Osmond after being taught the gospel by that wonderful family. I am thankful every single day of my life for the privilege of having a testimony of the plan of salvation and the reality of God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. I can't imagine what my life would have been like without membership in the church and the guidance of living prophets throughout my life.

How I live my faith

I love the gospel and teachings of Jesus Christ; he has truly marked the path and shown the way for us to find true joy here and now as well as throughout eternity. I have spent my life working with the youth of the church; teaching and testifying of the reality of Jesus Christ and His love for us and desire that we follow Him to find true happiness. I believe the most important thing we need to learn in this earth life is the ability to love others the way God loves all of His children. I strive each day to make a difference in the lives of others for good; to lift and bless others through my service and associations.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Lori Lyn
A testimony is a witness that something is true. My testimony is based on Jesus Christ and His central role as our savior and redeemer. Jesus Christ is the son of God who lived a perfect life which qualified him to atone for our sins. Because of the atonement, all mankind will be resurrected and achieve immortality and salvation. Because of our acceptance of Him as our savior and our willingness to continually repent and try to follow His teachings, we can also enjoy eternal life (which is living like God and with God). This testimony of Jesus Christ enables me to live my life with faith and hope. It gives me direction and purpose in my daily walk. Show more Show less