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Hi I'm Linda

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of four daughters, two of which are married and have families of their own. I also have four grandchildren with one more on the way. I enjoy playing the piano, listening to country music, baking, and occasionally reading a good suspense novel. My husband and I have been married for 32 years and we enjoy spending time with our children and grandchildren. For just about all of those 32 years we have made it a tradition of going out together almost every Friday night for what we call "Date Night". I work full-time as a high school secretary and I look forward to these Date Nights every week. I grew up as a Mormon in a family of six children. My father died when I was only four months old leaving my mother with all six of us to raise by herself. My mom was always a very faithful member of the church and she was always a great example to me and I like to think that I developed a lot of same qualities that she had, although I will never be able to do everything that she could. She was a great gardener, seamstress, music writer, and just loved making things with her hands. The LDS church has always given me a firm foundation for my values and is just a way of life for me and my and my family. We go to church every Sunday and keep busy during the week with church assignments, along with our regular jobs. My family means so much to me and I am so happy that I can be with them forever. We believe in eternal families and our faith helps us stay on the right path.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and I can't ever really remember ever doubting that the church was true. It is a part of who I am and I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church. I am the youngest of six children and my father died when I was only four months old, so my mother raised the six of us pretty much on her own. She took us to church every Sunday and made sure that we knew right from wrong. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and knows who I am. I know that he hears and answers prayers no matter what faith we are.

How I live my faith

The Mormon faith is definitely an important part of my life. I attend church every Sunday with my husband. I play the organ for our ward and also accompany the ward choir. My ability to play the piano and organ came from being called to play the piano for the junior Sunday School when I was only 15 years old. The Junior Sunday School was for ages 3 to 11. I also live my faith every day of the week. Individual and family prayers are a part of my life. Reading from the Bible and the Book of Mormon are also very important to me and help to increase my faith and understanding of the gospel and my love for the Savior, Jesus Christ. I don't smoke or drink coffee, tea, or alcohol. I believe that living a healthy life is an important part of taking care of my body, and my body is a temple and I need to take care of it as best I can. Since I play the organ at church, I try to find time each week to practice the hymns at home in preparation for Sundays. I have also been blessed to work with the teenage girls, and with the women of the church, and with the young children. Each assignment that I have been given has helped me to develop talents of my own as well as helping others learn about the gospel. I always hope that by living my faith will help me be a good example to my neighbors and those I work with in my job. One thing I really love about the gospel is coming together as brothers and sisters in the gospel where we learn and teach each other. There is no paid ministry but those who serve receive countless blessings which bring so much happiness and satisfaction knowing you are acting as the Lord's hands in ministering to his children here on earth.