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Hi I'm Lu Ann

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a very physically active woman who loves to bike, hike, swim and walk. Keeping in shape is very important to me. I love the outdoors and the sunshine and love the beach! I used to be a marathon runner and ultra-marathon runner, but now just basically walk or swim. Music and the arts are also enjoyable past times for me. I play the piano and have since I was 7 years old. The work that I do is medical transcription. Now it is more editing and proofing than the actual transcription. I enjoy health related work. I think that the human body is so absolutely fascinating.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Mormon Church, but have found for myself through prayer and studying and pondering that this church has the full gospel of Jesus Christ. The doctrine clearly makes sense to me why I am here on earth and where I came from and what life is like after leaving this earth. It also makes sense so clearly that I have a purpose on earth and that I am known personally to my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. This knowledge has come to me through the Holy Spirit. I have received the witness to my heart through feelings that this is the Lord's church on the earth. I know that God the Father is a personage like me, and has with a tangible glorified body. I know that Jesus Christ is literally his physical son as well as spiritual son. I know that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world, and that he has restored his church with His authority to the earth today through his prophet Joseph Smith. I know that today, President Thomas S. Monson is the prophet on the earth, and that we have 12 apostles as in ancient days. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and that it testifies of Jesus Christ, in addition to the Bible. I know that my Heavenly Father, as well as Jesus Christ, know me personally and love me and are involved in my day to day life. I have seen in so many ways how they have directed my path in this life. Experiences and blessings and hardships have come in ways that could not be coincidences, and have helped me grow and progress. The more I look for ways I am blessed, the more blessings I see.

How I live my faith

I am blessed with the talent for playing the piano and during our Sunday meetings I play the piano in the meeting for the women. Besides going to church on Sunday I try to bless the lives of others around me in some way every day by even something as simple as a compliment or a smile to brighten their day. I feel that my spirit needs nourishment every day just like my physical body needs nourishment, so I read either from the scriptures every day or words from our modern day prophets to inspire me to continually live a Christ like life.