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Hi I'm Cindy

I am an electrical engineer, enjoy playing the piano, scrapbooking, riding bikes & motorcycles, and traveling. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a daughter of Heavenly Parents and also good earthly parents. I am a wife, mom, and grandmother. My parents were introduced to the missionaries from a friend who was also investigating the church. My parents were baptized into the Church when I was 6. At 8 I was also baptized. I spent 6 year in the Air Force and then finished Engineering School getting my Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering. Today I work as an Electrical Engineer. I am not perfect. None of us are. I struggle with feelings of depression, low self esteem and I am very much aware of my faults. But I have come to realize that these feelings are Satan's way of trying to distract me from the Lord. I have to pray constantly for the Lord's help in overcoming these feelings and in trying to overcome my faults. The Atonement of Jesus Christ is not just to take away our sins, but He also invites us to cast our burdens on Him. I am happiest when I do this and it strengthens my faith. My testimony of the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints grows as I pray, read the scriptures, attend church, serve my neighbors and fellow saints. The Holy Ghost testifies to me of the truths of the gospel. To me, the Holy Ghost is a warm feeling that fills my whole soul and I know without a doubt that it is the truth or that I am doing the right things at that moment.

Why I am a Mormon

As an engineer, I have a tendency to analyze things logically. It is logical that God would have a prophet today to guide His people like he did in the day of Noah, Moses, Abraham etc. It is logical that His true church would be the same and teach the same things whether you are in the United States, South America, Europe, Africa or Asia. Our church is the same no matter where you go. It is logical that God has a plan that allows people who never had the chance to hear about Jesus Christ to learn of him and be saved. All these things and many more are logical and makes sense to me. But I had to go beyond this. I had to pray to know by the gift of the Holy Ghost that this church is true. That Jesus Christ is my Savior and that He restored His church again in these latter days by His chosen prophet, Joseph Smith. I continue to pray and ask God to confirm to me thru the Holy Ghost that we are led by His current prophet, Thomas S. Monson. The Holy Ghost has witnessed to me that these things are true. I am a Mormon because I know that I am a daughter of my Heavenly Father and He has a plan for me. His plan included me leaving His presence to come to earth to gain a body, learn to choose good from evil, and to be baptized into His restored Church. I am blessed to be a part of His church and to help lead his other sons and daughters to the truth and back to Him.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday and partake of the sacrament. I contribute by playing the piano. We call each other "brothers" and "sisters" since we all have the same Heavenly Father. I have been assigned with another sister to visit teach 3 other sisters. This means we call or visit them at least once a month to bring to them a spiritual message and to check to see how they are doing. We try to develop a trust and friendship so that they will feel comfortable to call us for help when they are sick, need help or a friend to talk to. We follow the example of Jesus Christ in caring for our sisters. I read and study from the scriptures each day. I also pray at least every morning and night. My husband and I do "couples prayer" each morning and night. This has helped us grow both in our marriage and spiritually. This is where we hold hands and pray out loud. Usually he will start and he will squeeze my hand when he is done, and then I will pray out loud and end the prayer. Through couples' prayer I have learned of some of the struggles or concerns my husband has and also he will express his great love for me. I also attend the temple at least twice a month. In the temple there is such a feeling of peace and love. I can leave the concerns of the world behind and I feel closer to my Heavenly Father. I can pray and receive answers to prayers in this, his Holy House.