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Hi I'm Cindy

I'm a wife. I 'm a mom. I'm a grandma. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 57 year old mom of four, married for thirty-eight years to the missionary that baptized me in 1971. We have ten grandchildren of whom we are very proud. We live on an 80 acre farm in Missouri where we raise Paint horses along with a dog, a cat and a few chickens. I graduated from high school in 1971 and went on to attend the University of Missouri for one year. I then moved to Utah, where my husband and I were blessed with three children. I was able to attend college at Weber State University in Utah, graduating with a double major in Child Development and Psychology in 1982. At that time, we moved to Missouri to make our dream of owning a farm come true. We raised all of our kids in a rural community. They have gone on to be married and have families of their own except for my youngest, who is currently working for a defense contractor in Afghanistan. Family is everything to us and we spend as much time with them as we can. One son lives in Texas with his family and the other lives in Iowa with his family where he is a Bishop .. Our daughter lives Missouri with two of our granddaughters and her husband.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because when I was about seventeen years old, I started looking for a church. I attended a church but when I was told that my grandmother, who had just died, was gone and I would never see her again, I just couldn't believe it. So I began a search for a new church. I attended many churches in my community and found much good in them. I had friends of all faiths and went to church with them in an effort to find where I belonged. Finally, a friend invited me to meet the Mormon missionaries. I began taking the lessons and everything I heard immediately registered with me as the truth and what I was looking for in my life. I was baptized when I was eighteen years old and I have never regretted that decision.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon has been a life changing event for me. I have learned to speak in front of large groups of people without fear. I have worked with children and youth in the various programs of the church. I have always received far more than I have contributed in the form of blessings in my life. I serve now in the women's organization of our church and I love this calling with all my heart. I have the opportunity to watch over and support women in our church in reaching their goal of becoming more like our elder brother, Jesus Christ. Service is a blessing to those who are served but even more so to the person who performs the service. And I have been richly blessed in both areas.