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Hi I'm Anneli

I am a speech-language pathologist. I am an amateur cook but a professional eater! And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Wyoming. I am a sister, daughter, friend, co-worker, and Husker's enthusiast. I work as a speech-language pathologist in an elementary school and I LOVE it! I believe in continually learning new things. I want to learn more and be more. Right now my passion is cooking Indian food and learning now to tap dance (not simultaneously). Nothing is more exciting than taking on a daunting task and conquering it. Next up...learning to swim well.

Why I am a Mormon

One word: peace. Jesus Christ offers peace through the Atonement. His peace succors me during hard times, sickness, and sorrow. I have come to know through prayer, reading the scriptures, and attending the temple that Jesus Christ loves me. I discovered this poignantly when I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. I felt distraught and overwhelmed with the news. After receiving a priesthood blessing and studying the scriptures and praying, I knew that Jesus Christ really did, "go forth, suffering pains and afflictions and temptations of every kind...and he will take upon him their infirmities, that his bowels may be filled with mercy, according to the flesh, that he may know according to the flesh how to succor his people according to their infirmities." Alma 7:10-11. Peace also comes from receiving answers from God. I know I can receive answers from Heavenly Father abut my personal plan. Heavenly Father has given me guidance about what career path to pursue, where I needed to move, and people I needed to help. Nothing is more comforting than knowing I am doing the Lord's will.

How I live my faith

It's about time. It's about faith. It's about family. It's about consistency.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are just like women of other faiths. We have own ideas, personalities, and hobbies. We come from different backgrounds (i.e., single, divorced and widowed). We are united by our faith in Christ. Mormons believe that all people, men and women, are spirit children of God and have eternal value. Men and women are equal but have different primary roles. In a family, men are primarily responsible for the temporal welfare of the family. Women are primarily responsible for the nurture of the children. However, both men and women help each other. In the church, men and women both actively serve and have opportunities to lead. Show more Show less