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Hi I'm Ilise

I love to travel and meet new people. I love to cook and eat food, all kinds of food! I have four boys! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to travel and meet new people. I love to cook and eat food, all kinds of food! I like to have a garden and watch things grow. I am a mother, a daughter, a sister, a wife, a military brat and a friend. I have four beautiful boys and a loving husband. I was baptized 14 years ago.  

Why I am a Mormon

Where do I begin... I dated a Mormon boy when I was 16 in Holland. I went to church with him and his family on Sundays and often went to activities as well. I had to move my senior year. The young man gave me the Book of Mormon. I knew then that the Book of Mormon spoke truth. My family moved a lot from that time until I was 22. I had lost contact with this young man as his family moved a lot and my family as well. He served a mission in Chile and after his mission, he proceeded to find me. I was reunited with him a year later. We were sealed for time and all eternity a year later. I was taught about the church when I was young, and something that rang true to me was that families could be together forever. I had always wondered what happened to us after we departed from this earthly life and if we would see our loved one again. When the missionaries had stated that fact to me, I knew that it was true. I am Mormon because I believe all the teaching of the church are true. I have been so blessed throughout my life ever since I joined the church. 

How I live my faith

Daily. I live my faith daily. I pray daily with my family and alone. I attend all my church meetings every Sunday and participate in other activities. I am a teacher for our Young Women, which I love. We read the scriptures as a family. My husband and I attend the temple often. I try to be a good example to my children and those around me, by showing love and trying to be a good friend.