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Hi I'm Lynette

I'm a Mom and Grandma. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My favorite pastime is my family. My husband is truly my best friend and I love doing things with him. I love being a Wife, Mom, and Grandma! I love reading, whether it's reading an actual book or listening to an audio book while I'm walking or driving. I love walking and finding new paths to take. I love to travel, play volleyball (even though my fingers don't cooperate as well now), and play games. I love a good movie, and it's even better if I'm watching with my Girls, my Mom or family. And I would have to admit I love chocolate!!! I grew up listening to my mother compose beautiful music. Because of that I love music and love singing. When I was young we always had a Christmas program in Sunday School. I always wanted to be Mary but, I was always an angel in the choir. A few years ago I heard a man give a talk at Christmas time. As he was talking he sang a song, and although he didn't have a very talented singing voice I felt deeply the words "Were you there, were you there?" (Speaking about the event of Christ's birth). I knew then that I must have been there. I wouldn't have passed up the chance to sing with the angels at such a glorious time. One of my favorite hymns says, "And Jesus listening will hear the songs I cannot sing", because there are so many times when I feel music in my heart and just can't sing it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints". I have always felt great joy and peace from that life. When I went away to college I was concerned that maybe I didn't have my own testimony and that I had relied too much on the testimony of my parents. I was diligently studying the scriptures, and praying and praying, asking Heavenly Father to please help me know if the church is true. Then one day our college choir was singing for a program. One of the songs was a compliation with the melody of "I Am A Child of God" in it. I don't remember the song anymore but I will NEVER forget the overwhelming feeling of love, peace, and joy that I felt at that time. It was like a voice that whispered to my soul, "You KNOW it's true..., you have always known."

How I live my faith

I am presently serving in the Presidency of our church women's group. I love visiting with the other women in the church and having a time when we can share gospel messages, serve each other, and lift each other up. I have also served with the children, the youth and in music. I am so thankful for my testimony of the gospel and of the Sabbath. I love knowing that there is a day that has been set apart to bless my life spiritually, make covenants with my Heavenly Father and remind me of the atoning sacrifice that my Savior made for me, and day to bring me peace and rest. I feel that the most important way I live my faith is by being a good neighbor and friend, and by being a good example especially to my family.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Lynette
I was raised in a family with 5 brothers and 2 sisters. I was taught that I could do or be anything that I really wanted to be. I was also taught that a women's price is far above rubies. We live in a world that is trying to pit men against women all the time. I am perfectly happy with the devine role of women that I am blessed with. I know that my Heavely Father knows who I am and loves me. What greater power or gift could anyone ask for? In my home we work together as husband and wife to make our famiy work. We both love and respect eachother and work together to raise our children in a home of love and harmony. I think it is important that you decide before you get married what your roles are and then support eachother everyday to make it work. Show more Show less