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Hi I'm Dale

I'm from Las Vegas. I met my husband on a bus. I'm a lawyer. I'm a mother. And yes, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love spending time with my baby boy. I work at a law firm and am busy, but I know that family is the most important thing and that eternal life is about being with our loved ones forever. I enjoy traveling and being outside in this beautiful world. I have a wonderful husband from Bolivia who is the love of my life and who helped teach me Spanish. I have a great older brother, awesome sister-in-law, the most adorable nephew, and an adopted little brother whom I adore!

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints while I was in college. I was trying to learn about lots of different religions and I was searching for answers to the big questions in life - you know, "Why am I here? What is the purpose of my life? What's the point of all this?" What I learned through Mormon friends, meeting with the missionaries, and reading the Book of Mormon made sense to me and just felt right. I knew in my heart that it was true and that God had answered my prayers by putting people in my life who brought me into the Church. I learned that we lived with God before coming to this earth; that we chose to come here; and that this life is a time to learn and grow, to pass through trials and sometimes to suffer but that it is also a time to experience the wonders of this world, to be happy, to smile and laugh, and to learn to have faith - to believe in things that we can't see but know to be true. I learned that Jesus Christ is my brother and Savior; that He helped create this world; and that through Him we can be forgiven of all our wrongs and return to live with Heavenly Father. Through His power, families can be together forever - sealed to one another and linked beyond the bounds of death. I learned that we exist to create things of beauty, to love and be loved, and to feel the joy that comes only through knowing our Savior, Jesus Christ. We are here to serve one another and learn to be more like our Savior and Heavenly Father. Since becoming a mother, my testimony has only been strengthened. The love I feel for my little guy is indescribable, and I stand in awe of what a miraculous creation children are. The love I have for my son is only a glimpse at the infinite love Heavenly Father feels for each of us. To think of sacrificing my baby boy - even to help and save others I love - fills me with terror and only increases my gratitude and amazement that Heavenly Father sent us His Son Jesus Christ to save us and show us the way.

How I live my faith

I love my Church! Our Church has a wonderful program through which people are assigned to visit one another, share spiritual messages with each other, and make sure everyone is doing ok. I love meeting other people from all walks of life, being strengthened by them, and trying to help them through their own individual struggles and challenges. They are people I likely would never have met if it weren't through Church, but they have become some of my best friends. I have learned that we are all more alike than we are different. I also work with the youth (young women ages 12-14). They are incredible! We play games, do fun activities, do service work, and explore spiritual topics together. They have some of the strongest and most beautiful spirits I have ever met. I have a testimony that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ know and love each youth around the world, that They have a plan for each of us, and that They will come into our lives and bless us and guide us if we will open our hearts to Them.

Are Mormons Christians?

Dale
Absolutely! The entire Church and everything it teaches are centered on Jesus Christ and how He is the Savior of the world. The Book of Mormon is basically like the Bible, but it tells the story of the ancient people of the Americas and their faith in Jesus Christ. It tells about how Jesus visited those who lived on the American continent shortly after His death and resurrection in Jerusalem, and it is an additional witness that Jesus lives, that He knows and loves each one of us, and that He is the Savior and Redeemer of the world. Show more Show less