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Hi I'm Millie

I'm a mother, musician, and live in the Netherlands. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I love music, (almost) any kind! My mom always says I started singing before I could talk (you know how moms are), but even if that's not true, I still love to sing. When I was asked as a child what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always answered "a Mom!" After finishing school as a veterinary technician, I took a huge leap of faith and moved to Holland with my Dutch husband. Luckily I survived the "culture shock" and am now the proud mother of three beautiful children. Even though it is not always easy, it's always worth it!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a "Mormon" family that regularly attended church, but being a member was not always self-evident. As I got older, my parents allowed me my freedom of questioning and finding out for myself what was right and what was wrong. When I had questions about certain doctrines, I was encouraged to pray and find out for myself what was true. When I made mistakes (and that happened more than I'd like to admit) I was encouraged to get back on my feet and try again. That is one of the things I love about this church. Nobody is perfect and everybody is trying to become better people. As we work together and encourage and help each other, we can eventually become the people we want to be. The church is, for me, like a big family of people who are there to catch you when you fall and help you get back on your feet.

How I live my faith

As a member of the church, I believe that everyone is important and special. I always try to help others, even if it means putting my own wants on hold. Mostly it's in the small things: helping my neighbor who doesn't understand the language, or visiting a care center with my kids just to see the smiles of the residents. As one of the only members of the church in my community I try to show through my example how a true Christian should act. In the church I have the oppertunity to help the girls ages 12-18. I teach lessons and participate in activities. Even though our numbers are few, it's always nice to be together and learn from each other.