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Hi I'm Betsy.

I'm a wife and mother of four, piano teacher and recent college graduate. I love to be active and spend time with my family.

About Me

I am married and have four children. My family has always been my top priority and I love to spend time with them. I enjoy skiing, hiking, biking, playing games, watching movies and going out to eat with them. I also love learning and working with young people. As a recent college graduate, I hope to get a job teaching this fall. I want to make a impact for good in the lives of children.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. However, even though individuals are born into the church all must gain a testimony on their own. As I have prayed and studied the word of God found in the scriptures, including the Book of Mormon, and, as I have heard and followed the words, of living prophets and apostles on the earth in these latter days, I have gained a testimony of the truthfulness of this work. I'm a Mormon because I know that there is light and truth from heaven through the restored gospel on the earth today. I know my family is blessed in many ways through faithfulness and participation in this church.

How I live my faith

Each day I remember my baptismal covenants through prayer and scripture study. I seek to have the companionship of the spirit to direct my day. I attend church every Sunday and partake of the sacrament, again renewing my baptismal covenants. I strive to be honest and dependable in my dealings with others and in the community. I hold to the standards of the church including modest dress and taking care of my body by not partaking of harmful or addicting substances. I also have service opportunities in the church. I visit 4 sisters in our ward and give them a gospel message and help them and watch over them. I also play the piano for the children to sing at church and I organize gospel activities twice a month for girls age 8 and 9. Our family has a family gospel lesson and activity for fun 1 time a week. We also have family prayer and scripture study every day. Family is a top priority for me. Our church teaches that it is central to our Father in Heaven's plan for us.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

The holy ghost is one of the greatest gifts we can receive from our Heavenly Father. The holy ghost teaches and expounds scriptures, comforts, testifies and guides us. With all the turmoil of worries in life these days I am so grateful for the holy ghost and peace that I feel as I do all I can to live the gospel and work through problems I know that things will work out. The holy ghost comforts me. Through the holy ghost I know that my Heavenly Father loves and cares about me and my family. I also am grateful as a parent to receive promptings to teach a certain principle to my children, or give love to, or just guidance in caring for their needs. It is through the holy ghost that I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that Joseph Smith is a true prophet of God. The holy ghost confirms truth to all those who honestly seek.   Show more Show less