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Hi I'm Sue

I'm an ordinary American mom, wife, and healthcare worker. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in Kansas, have lived in South Carolina, Arkansas and now Washington. I am the mother of 3 grown sons, one of which has passed away. Since the death of my son, I am the last active member in my family. I work as a radiologic technologist at a local hospital and have been in that field for 29 years. My hobbies include crafting, mainly knitting. I enjoy riding my bike and spending time with my "babies", (my 3 cats). My passion is horses, but don't have enough money to afford any. Most of all I enjoy spending time with my family, which also includes my son's best friend, whom I claim as my Russian boy, and his wife, my "Ukrainian daughter-in-law".

Why I am a Mormon

I can't image life without my Savior and His Gospel. My life has not been easy. I have battled depression most of my life and made bad choices due to that. I have never regreted my decision to accept Jesus Christ as my savior and to join His church. I was introduced to the "Mormon" Church when I was just 21 years old. I had a one year old son and was recently divorced at that time. During my pregnancy and subsequent divorce, I had begun pondering life and religion. When does life begin? What happens when we die. I could not accept that in a blink of an eye we would suddenly exist, or cease to exist. This lead to the question of the continuation of family after death. Why did we no longer have prophets to tell us of Gods will? God was definitly preparing me for hearing the gospel. I was working with a young Mormon girl that I soon became friends with. Sheela taught me about happy and eternal families. I knew I wanted that. I NEVER wanted to go through a divorce again! I eventually began the discussions with the missionaries at Sheela's house. I will never forget the feelings I had when they gave me the lesson of the pre-existance, and life after death. I know there were angels in that room that night. I absolutely had the Holy Spirit testify to me that what I had been taught was true. My questions had been answered.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in a quiet way. Since I am the only active member of my family, we don't have family prayer, family home evening, or any of the other activities a fully active family would have. But my family know what I belive, knows how I will live my life and as long as I don't push it on them, they are fine with that. I pray for them, alot. I attend church regularly where I am the ward librarian. I have also been a Primary Counclor, Primary Teacher, Nursery Leader and Activity Days Leader. I live my faith at work, too. My co-workers know that I am a Mormon, a good worker,a good friend, that I believe in doing what's right and that I don't like working Sundays or swearing. Most of them try to watch their language around me. While they might not know much about it, they know my religion is important to me. I think I have changed some opinions about my church.