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Hi I'm Ann

I'm a wife, mom and grandma. I work as the office manager of a medical practice. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married with 5 children and 6 grandchildren, and I love doing things with all of them! I enrolled in and finished a school program recently and then began working as an office manager in a medical office, which I thoroughly enjoy. I play the piano and enjoy singing. I spend as much time as I can reading. I like most kinds of books but I'm especially partial to historical fiction. I enjoy knitting, especially small items like dish cloths and hot pads that are quick to make are useful, and make good gifts.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family, which was a happy place for me to grow up. I enjoyed being a child in the Church. As I entered my teen years I put a concerted effort into studying the precepts taught by the Church. I read and studied and prayed. As I prayed to find out if the Book of Mormon was true I had a particular moment where I felt flooded by the Holy Ghost with a great warmth, and I knew it was true. That experience, along with many others, has strengthened me and let me know that my Heavenly Father listens to me and answers my prayers, and that he'll help me know the truth if I ask Him. I love my life as a Mormon! I love the fact that all members have the chance to learn and grow through service in our callings. We are called to different positions every few years, which requires us to learn something new and develop our skills. Everyone serves without pay, even the Bishop of the ward who spends many, many hours a week serving the congregation. I feel that by serving our fellowmen without expecting earthly rewards we show Christ how much we love Him.

How I live my faith

I help organize youth activities, such as camp, for the teenage girls from several congregations, and I visit a few women monthly to take a Gospel message and help them with anything they're in need of. I try to watch out for my neighbors and be of help to them as well.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A testimony is a knowledge of the truthfulness of a Gospel teaching. It comes through a spiritual witness, and also through living the teaching and seeing it work in our lives. Show more Show less