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Hi I'm Rosanna

I was born and raised in Houston, TX and am a seventh generation Texan. I am a mom and grandmother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother of five kids (one adopted) and a grandmother of two girls. I work from home so that I can spend more time with my kids as both an internet chat sales and service specialist for a major flower company and have my own business in cosmetic sales. I have worked for 911 here in Houston during a few major catastrophes and I enjoy horseback riding, volunteering, crafting, genealogy, logic problems, and watching and reading mysteries. I would one day love to learn how to craft stained glass art. I played piano for over four years as a child and can read music, along with other instruments, but my favorite I have tried so far is the cello. I would love to learn it one day.

Why I am a Mormon

Before I joined the Church, my husband and I were struggling with our marriage. We had been separated once already and were trying to reconcile, but the hope for a good outcome was looking less and less likely. I went to the church that I attended regularly as a kid and asked for marriage counseling but the Reverend was too busy for me. So my daughter and I, and once our son came with me to start "church shopping". My husband would not come as I tried the different churches to go to and I even offered to start attending a mosque with him, although I would not convert and made that clear. He declined. One day, after locking myself out of the house, again with the automatic lock, my daughter and I were headed on the bus to go get the keys at my husband's job. That is where we met the missionaries, who offered to come to our home and teach a lesson on the gospel. I told them I could not have men in my home without my husband present and they were ecstatic saying they would love to come and meet my husband. I told him at the last minute they were coming and he said Great! Considering he would never attend a church with me I was quite shocked. The lesson went well and afterwards there was a calmness and a peace in our home that I had not felt it seemed like in forever, if at all. He converted before I did and after great thought and prayer, I knew that he was right to have converted. I was in fact baptized by my husband as he had progressed in the church so quickly. I have found great strength and solidarity in the Church and although I find myself in the "Refiner's fire" quite often about my own inadequacies, I have finally found a way to be able to get back up and try again. Jesus' atonement is for us all to receive and for which to be Blessed.

How I live my faith

I try to attend church regularly and am a Ward Missionary.