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Hi I'm Molly

I'm a wife and a mother. I love to read, play the violin, cook, eat, run, sing, and spend time with my little family.

About Me

I spend most of my time with my little girls and husband. They are amazing. Ella turned 2 in July and Kate turned 1 in December. It is so fun to watch them learn and change. They are both so unique and different from each other but they love each other to pieces. Lane, my husband, is a 3rd year medical student. Our medical journey has been really great so far. I love meeting new people and seeing new places. My husband is my best and greatest friend. I am currently teaching violin to beginners. It is so rewarding. A goal of mine is to take lessons so I can improve when we can afford it. I am working on it myself until then and I love it. I want to hold onto the violin so I can play it forever and ever. I love running. It relaxes me so much. Sometimes on my runs I'm thinking about everything and other times I'm thinking of nearly nothing. Either way it does amazing things for my mind and body. I love getting outside too. I really enjoy just having down time with my family and close friends. And I really appreciate a good book. I got into reading the last couple of years and now I wonder why I didn't before. I love books. I am most grateful for the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is everything to me. I have peace in my life because of the Lord. I can be with my family forever because of Him.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 8 years old. At that age I was able to tell that the gospel was real and it made me happy. Through the years I have come to know and learn for myself that the gospel of Jesus Christ is true and that anyone, including myself, could find that out. I learned that Heavenly Father loves us so much and that He wants us to turn to Him and to our Savior so we can feel great joy and progress. Why am I a Mormon? I am a Mormon because I know that being part of His church will bring me to Christ. I am a Mormon because it brings me joy to be one. I am a Mormon because if I let go of something I know to be true, I would be lost. I am a Mormon because I want to be with my family forever. I am a Mormon because I have felt the power of forgiveness, through Christ, so many times. I am a Mormon because I know, through the Spirit of the Lord, that the gospel of Jesus Christ is true.

How I live my faith

Each Sunday I attend church with my family. Every night my husband and I read from The Book of Mormon for a few minutes. I also read from The Book of Mormon in the mornings on my own time. That book is the greatest book I have ever read because it has brought me closer to the Lord than anything else. Every Monday night we spend time together as a family. We have a short lesson, do a fun activity, and eat a treat. Occasionally things come up that are not easy to prevent but we do our best not to schedule anything Monday nights because we really look forward to it. Families all over in the church are doing this same thing. It is called Family Home Evening or simply family night. :) Right now I teach Primary for an hour during church. I teach kids ages 8-9. My husband and I got married and sealed (so we can be together for eternity if we live righteous lives) in the Provo LDS temple in 2010. A great part of the Lord's work is in His temples so I go to the temple close to where we live currently. There are many LDS temples but I know not every member of the church is fortunate enough to live close to a temple so I feel extremely lucky. I love the temple. I know that a big part of how I live my faith is in the daily little things. I know I need the Lord every day. There are times I may forget or take that for granted but He has never forsaken me. He is with me every step of the way. I am so much happier and feel so much peace in my life when I turn to the Lord. He loves me.