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Hi I'm Patricia

I'm a wife, a student, a stay-at-home mom and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay-at-home mom who is trying to finish up my college education. I have 2 girls and 1 boy. I grew up in Brazil where I loved to go to the beach. I love to travel, read, ride my bike, and play the piano when nobody is around to listen. I love to spend time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Ever since I was a little girl I was drawn to the scriptures and I yearned to learn more about my Savior Jesus Christ. I had no idea the Church existed, and especially that my aunt and her family had been members, going into inactivity just a few months before I was born. When my dear cousin became sick, my aunt and uncle decided to return to church activity. It was then that I learned about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I was 12 years old at the time. I still remember the feelings I had as I met with the missionaries. I knew that what I was being taught was true. When my cousin passed away, I had the comfort that he was sealed to his parents, and that his family was an eternal family. I knew the Church was true, and I wanted with all my heart to be baptized. My father would not allow me to be baptized, so I patiently waited, prayed and fasted for almost three years until I was allowed to be baptized. It was one of the happiest days of my life.

How I live my faith

I don't know where I would be without the gospel of Jesus Christ. The gospel has, and continues to shape every aspect of my life. It guided me in my youth through wonderful and inspired programs, which led me to be worthy to go to the temple to be sealed to my wonderful husband. In addition, the gospel influences the way I'm raising my children.

What do Mormons believe about family?

We believe that family relationships are very important because family relationships are not only for this life, but they can exist throughout eternity. Parents can be sealed for time and eternity to their children, and individuals can be sealed to their ancestors. The sealing ordinances are performed in the temples. Show more Show less