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Hi I'm Linda

I'm a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a cousin, a wife, a mom, and a grandma. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am very happily married. I have 5 children who are also married and have children. In fact, I have 19 grandchildren. Most of them live far away, even outside the United States. We love to be together even though that happens only once a year (if we're lucky.) My husband just retired and we are preparing to go on an 18-month mission for our Church in Brazil, assigned to help in the area of Family Services. We are learning Portuguese and are looking forward to new experiences!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a large family with parents who were members of The Churh of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They taught me to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ through their words, their actions, and their examples. They gave me a desire to learn about my Savior and find out for myself if the gospel is true. I was 16 years old when I decided to fast and pray about it. I learned for myself through the witness of the Holy Ghost that this is the true Church of Jesus Christ. That knowledge has stayed with me and sustained me through the challenges of daily life. It has given me hope in times of despair, courage in moments of doubt, and the strength to endure when I felt weak.

How I live my faith

I have been a visiting teacher for almost 60 years. Visiting teaching means making friends through caring and sharing with other women. Most have been fellow members of the Church, but some have not. The opportunity to visit with other women in their homes and to emulate the Savior's example of love has elevated my life and taught me so much. I have also served with the youth (teenagers) and young children in the Church. I love them and their enthusiasm and energy. I am currently serving in the Relief Society, an organization for women who are 18 and older. Relief Society helps women find opportunities to serve in the community, church, and most importantly in their families.