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Hi I'm Christy.

I am married, have five children, and eight grandchildren. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in a rural community of less than 4,000 people. I have been a stay-at-home wife and mother of five children. My youngest child is now 20 years old, and she is the only one still living at home. I have seven grandsons, one granddaughter. I like to spend one-on-one time with them. I love cats and we have three that live in the house and one outside. We also have six pygmy goats and ten chickens. We grow a large garden every year and preserve the food. I like to read, cook (especially trying new recipes), crochet, knit, and do family history. I like keeping an organized home. I teach an adult Sunday School class. I'd like to be a vegetarian, but sometimes I eat meat. I live in a big old house that is more than 100 years old. My husband and I like keeping our house and yard nice. I like text messaging my family and friends. I also like to travel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to members of the Mormon church; so I've been a member all my life. I actively live my religion because I have a testimony that it is true. I've read the Book of Mormon many times, along with other scriptures. I believe that President Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God and that he tells us what God wants us to do. I love the lifestyle that being a Mormon gives me. There are many opportunities to give service near home and far away. I know that I am happier being a Mormon than not. I like the way the Mormons focus on the importance of families and living a good life.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday to partake of the sacrament and renew the covenant that I made at my baptism--keeping the commandments and remembering Jesus Christ and the sacrifice he made for me. I say my prayers privately and with my family. I study my scriptures daily with my family and personally. Once a week (on Monday night) our family joins together to have Family Home Evening. That gives us a chance to share our testimonies with each other and learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ. I pay my tithing (one tenth of our income). I try to attend the temple at least two times each month. I watch for opportunities to serve my neighbors and family members. I keep a journal (the prophet tells us that we should). I strive to keep the commandments. I don't drink alcohol or smoke or take illegal drugs. I am honest in my dealings with my fellow man. I try to dress and act the way that would make Jesus Christ happy. I try to think of Jesus Christ many times each day.