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Hi I'm Christina

I grew up in Casper Wyoming. I am a registered nurse. I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am a happy wife and mother of 5 children and grandma of 5 children. My favorite way to spend my time is interacting with my family. I love wholistic nursing! I graduated from the University of Wyoming and have worked in my small community hospital for 21 years! Currently I am working hard to integrate complimentary therapies into our hospital for the health and well-being of all that enter our doors. I love the great out-doors. I lenjoy physical exercise such as jogging, hiking, bicycling, step aerobics, and just about anything you can do outside. My husband and I enjoy raising a garden every summer. I am very much into healthy eating and teaching people different ways they can work to improve their health. I enjoy sewing and crocheting. I truly enjoy being in nature, feeling the earth beneath my feet and the warm sunshine on my face. I am grateful every day to my Creator for the wonderful beauties and blessings that surround me.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when I was 15. At that time, I was attending the Methodist Church on Sundays with my family. I went to youth activities at the Mormon church on Tuesday's. I had a lot of questions about religion and God. The teachers at the Mormon church always had an answer for me or said they would try to find the answer for me. I did not have that response from my Sunday teachers. I was invited to attend early morning seminary at the Mormon church. The leaders first asked my dad if that would be okay. This impressed him that they would care enough to ask him. He said I could attend. My first year in seminary he took me every morning at 6:15 so I could learn from the Old Testament in the King James version of the Bible. I would come home and teach him what I learned if he asked. My teacher at seminary asked if I would like to meet the missionaries and learn more about the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. I said I would. Again, my parents were asked if this was okay. One of them would have to be present during the lessons. My mom was a member of the Church, just not active. She sat in on the lessons with me. One of my sisters also chose to listen. We both wanted to be baptized. We asked our dad. He had watched the incredible programs the Church offered for their youth and said he wanted to join also! The problem was, he didn't believe that Jesus Christ was litereally the Son of God and he didn't believe Joseph Smith was a prophet! He did a lot of reading and praying. The Lord removed many barriers for him until he could no longer deny the truths of a loving God and a restored church and a living prophet! My dad, sister and I were baptized April 14. Later, my oldest sister joined us and we were sealed as a family in the temple. The Gospel of Jesus Christ has brought joy, stability, hope and peace into my life. I am so grateful I had the opportunity to listen to the missionaries!

How I live my faith

Currently I have the opportunity to teach women ages 18+ on the fourth Sunday of every month. My topics come from the talks given in the most recent General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by the Prophet and Apostles. I enjoy the opportunity to learn from the counsel of these inspired men. The lessons are relevant to our needs for this day. Besides teaching on Sundays, I have the opportunity to be a Visiting Teacher. This means I am steward of 3 women in my area. I check on them, visit them and strive to be their friend. I am a person they can call on in times of joy and sorrow.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Missionaries will be kind and friendly when they come into your home. They will try to get to know you: what you believe and what your interests are. You will find that you probably have some similar interests as the missionaries, for they are regular people. They have taken time away from home and set their work and/or school aside to bring you a message that God lives, that Jesus is the Christ and all who come unto Him can find hope and peace during these troubled times in the world. The missionaries will teach you of Jesus Christ and how His mission is to bring God's children back to Him. They will teach you how to pray (if you don't already know how). They will teach you God's laws. They will teach you what God expects of His children here on this earth. I hope you will invite the missionaries into your home! Who knows, one of them might be my son, my nephew or one of my nieces who are currently serving the Lord and inviting people to come unto Christ! Show more Show less