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Hi I'm Linda

I was born and raised in South Carolina. I love being a mom and a college student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mom. When I worked full time I was a vet tech. Now I take care of my 6 & 4 year old. I am also in school full time majoring in elementary education and I review books in my spare time for different publishing companies and authors. We love to go geocaching as a family and camping. I am very familiar with pre-term labor and the loss of a child. I also went through the adoption process with our youngest. I love to crochet and cook healthy meals for my family. I also really love to curl up on the couch with a good book. I just love spending time with my family no matter what we are doing.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom was a widow when my younger sister and I were only 2 years old and 8 months. About a year after my father's death she met the sister missionaries and talked took the missionary discussions. She learned about eternal families, that mormons believe that families can be together forever, even after death. In that moment, she knew that she wanted to join this church. I have pretty much been raised in this religion. I love it! My testimony of the gospel was a gradual growth. I had no epiphany or amazing faith building experience that suddenly proved the truth of the gospel for me. It was more "line upon line". I do know that this Gospel is true. I know that Christ lives and that he lived and died for us. I know that he still directs this church and helps to guide us in our lives. He communicates with a living prophet today who gives us directions so that we can return to live with our Heavenly Father one day.

How I live my faith

How do I live my faith? I live it in everything that I do. At home we use every opportunity as a teaching experience for the kids. At church, I am in charge of the children ages 18 months to 11 years. The children are incredible and demonstrate so much faith to me. My faith is just a part of my life.

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

What are Mormon women like? Pretty much like other women. Equality of men and women *sigh* ... I recently taught a class on interdependency in spousal relations. I spoke over and over again that men and women are equals. I love this fact! We are equals but we do not have the same responsibilities. Men are to preside and provide and women are to nurture. Together, both genders will work as equal partners to raise a family in righteousness. Show more Show less