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Hi I'm Chenae

I a Mother of two, a Yoga Instructor, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Mom and Wife. I love my little family! I come from a large and somewhat awesome family. I grew up in Arizona, Michigan, Florida and Idaho. I lived in Spain as a missionary and LOVED it! I got my Bachelors degree in Recreation. I am a certified yoga instructor. I love the outdoors! I love fitness and wellness! I love creating, making my house a home, using powertools (new hobby: building furniture), sewing, reading, playing with my kids, enjoying time with my best friend and husband, cooking, eating healthy, playing basketball, making friends, opening my windows to sunshine, laughing...

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the greatest JOY and PEACE that I experience in my life, comes from living the gospel principles. I am a Mormon because I have prayed on several occasions to know if these things are true, and I am always filled with the same assurance and peace. I am a Mormon because I have come to KNOW that the Church of Jesus Christ, the same church that he established while he was on the earth, has been restored to the earth in our day, in it's perfect form, with ALL of it's plain truths.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to come to know Jesus Christ on a personal basis, and being a "witness" of Him. I come to know him by reading from the Scriptures (Bible and Book of Mormon), praying to my Heavenly Father daily. I outwardly live my faith by attending Sunday worship each week. Our main meeting is called Sacrament meeting, I make it a point to be there each week, so that I can take the sacrament (bread and water). This is important to me because we take the sacrament to remember the promises that we made at baptism, we also are promised that we become "clean" again just as we were when baptized. Through out the week I'm bound to make mistakes, so our Sacrament time is an important, very personal time for me. I am currently assigned as a leader in our Womens Organization. I help make sure that Sunday lessons and music are in order, and help plan activities. There are also many opportunities for Service. Something I love about our church is that we all "take turns" in different assignments. I recently worked as the leader of our young women ages 12-18. Some assignments require a lot of time, almost like a part time job, but we learn and grow so much. Our church does not have any paid clergy, our Bishop is just another member of our congregation, given the assignment to be our "Shepherd" for a few years, until it's someone elses turn. I live my faith by living by our church's health code. Avoiding tobacco, coffee, tea, alcohol. Enjoying whole grains, vegetables, fruits, meat sparingly. I feel my Heavenly Fathers love the most, when I am teaching my children to pray, to trust Heavenly Father, when i am teaching them about Jesus Christ, his life and his teachings. We as a family pray and read scriptures daily. We set aside one night a week (Mondays) for Family Home Evening, where we take time to spend time together, address any needs our family has, teach little lessons from the scriptures, sing together, do silly talent shows (our oldest is 4, so it's pretty exciting), do interviews with Dad, ask our kids questions about themselves and video them, make treats together, play games. My 4 year old recently learned the First Article of Faith (Our church has 13 Articles of Faith that describe our beliefs. He can say "We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost." I want my Children to know that they Children of a loving God, our Heavenly Father, and that He loves us so much that He send His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, and it is ONLY through Him, that we can return to our Heavenly Father. So How do I live my Faith? I teach my Children these simple truths, and seek to have a home where the Spirit of the Lord can dwell.