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Hi I'm paulette

I married my first serious boyfriend almost thirty years ago. Together we have three children one of which is mentally challanged.

About Me

I have been married to my almost high school sweetheart for thirty years now and we have three children together. Each of our children has a unique type of challange that makes our family special. My oldest son is deaf and served as an ASL missionary in NYC . My daughter has a genetic disorder called Prader Willi Syndrome,and she has the biggest heart and the best example of unconditional love. She is very good at teaching her mom and dad all about love and patience. My youngest child is brilliant! He has Aspergers and he has this amazing gift for learning things and retaining that information! He loves reading! I am also a student at our local college I am trying to get my teaching degree. Someday I would like to teach special needs children. I feel its what I am meant to do with my life. I have a great love for children. I am working on trying to learn ASL , I can sign but not very well I learned how to sign SEE sign instead of ASL and I need to learn ASL now. I love my life and my family with all the challanges we face together!

Why I am a Mormon

I am not quite sure how to explain the why I am a mormon . I joined the church with some of my other family memebers when I was 13 years old. I did not gain a testimony right away it has been a gradual kind of thing. But I can tell you now that being a mormon has been my strength and has beeen the greatest thing in my life. I love how it is the same where ever we go . My husband served in the Navy and no matter where we moved to the church was the same every where we went . I have alot of unique challanges in my life with my children and recently within my marriage and I can say that without the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life I dont think I could have faced up to these challanges or kept my family intact. I know that this is the one true church on the earth and that the Lord loves us and he gives us the strenght we need to overcome our problems and that He does hear and answer our prayers no matter how big or how small the prayer or problem is. I have felt the power of prayer in my own life so many times. Christ is everything to me . He is my marriage counsler my coach for rasing a family and keep them safe from harm whether it be physical or morally spritually or whatever . It seems that just when you think you cant go on the Lord comes in and he carries us thru and gives us the strength to endure.

How I live my faith

I try to help and befriend those who are in need of something. Sometimes its as simple as taking a dinner over to a family that has had an illness in the family or other times just giving a freind a ride to a dotors appointment because they are too ill to drive . I have taught the children sunday school in church for about a year I really enjoyed that! In general I just try to do my best daily to serve others and by doing that I know I am serving the Lord also.