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Hi I'm Sonja

I joined the LDS church when I was 13 and it changed my life. I'm happy to say, "I'm a Mormon."

About Me

I have been a stay-at-home Mom all my married life. I now have four grown children who are the light of my existence. I feel that being a Mom has been the most important thing I've ever done with my life. There are many things I could have chosen to do with my time, but my family brings me the most happiness I can achieve while on this earth.

Why I am a Mormon

Missionaries knocked on our door when I was a young teenager. My parents made the decision to be baptized. My parents, my brother, me, and my sister were all baptized back in 1977. My youngest sister waited to be baptized till she turned eight years old. I can truly say that joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints changed my life, my future, and the lives of my soon-to-be children. I love the principles for a happy life the Gospel teaches us. The Gospel teaches us to be good, kind, honest people, it teaches us morality, it teaches us to have charity towards our fellow men, and it teaches us to serve others. In essence, it shows us how to live life so that we can be happy while we live on this earth. Our Father in Heaven wants us to be happy, and He gives us guidelines to help us achieve happiness. Living these principles changes our very nature and helps us to become like the Savior, Jesus Christ, our exemplar.

How I live my faith

Living my faith in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is not something I do only on Sundays. Living as a 'mormon' is something I do every day of my life. It is a way of living, not simply attending church on Sunday. I love the children's organization of the Church. It is called Primary. The Lord loves children and puts great importance on teaching our children about Jesus Christ, about how to live our lives, about the importance of families, and how to return to our Father in Heaven one day. I joined the church at the age of 13. At this point in my life, I knew absolutely nothing about religion. I had never even read the Bible. I didn't know how to pray or even if there was a God. Our children are very blessed to learn these things at a young age. They know who they are, why they are here, and where they are going after this life. We all face trials in our lives, and what better way to prepare our children for their lives, than to give them this knowledge. I currently serve in the Primary Organization and I love the Gospel in its most pure, true, and basic form.