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Hi I'm Becky

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college in secondary education. While going to school I met my husband on a blind date. We have been married for over ten years. We have three amazing kids and I am lucky that I get to stay home with them. I love camping, hiking, and spending time outside. I enjoy challenging myself and trying to learn how to do new things.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church. My family members were some of the original converts to the church when Joseph Smith restored the gospel. I have been blessed to grow up in a home where the gospel was understood and taught. However, I always had the choice to live the teachings of the gospel, or not. I have always known that Jesus Christ is our Savior, and that I was a valuable daughter of God. It was easy for me to believe in the teachings of the church because I already knew them to be true. I still had to strengthen my testimony beyond just belief. At a young age, around ten, I was struggling. I had done something wrong and it was truly burdening me. I felt worthless and alone. I remember praying one night, sobbing, and begging the Lord to forgive me. I suddenly became aware of a warm feeling washing over me, and I felt my burden literally being taken from me. That was the real beginning of my testimony. I learned of the power of prayer and the atonement. I witnessed that it is real and we do have a Heavenly Father who knows us, loves us, and becuase of Jesus Christ He can forgive us. From then on it was never a question of whether or not I would follow the gospel and its teachings. I knew it was true.

How I live my faith

I think mostly I live my faith by caring for our three children. I have learned that they are the most important job that I have right now. I think living your faith is done a great deal by the small simple acts that take place everyday - praying, reading scriptures, comforting and serving others, attending the temple and church. It is rare that our faith can be shown in grand public acts. It is just who we are.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

There is nothing secret in the temple, but we do consider what goes on in the temple as sacred. Just as there are special things in all of our lives that we keep to ourselves, the temple is the same. It is special. Members of the church are allowed to go in the temple when they are spiritually ready to make covenants with the Lord. The Lord does not want us to make promises that we can't keep. Show more Show less