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Hi I'm Danice

I'm a wife, a mother of 5, a nurse and an athlete. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 My husband and I have been married for 20 years and have 5 beautiful children who keep us very busy. I am a nurse in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and I am blessed to love what I do. I cherish the quiet moments I can find and look forward to long trail runs to clear my mind, relieve stress and commune with nature. My most prized possession is my testimony that God lives, that Jesus is the Christ and that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored in its fullness in these latter-days.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm so grateful to have been born to wonderful parents who diligently sought and found the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I was raised with my 4 sisters in the midwest where there weren't that many members of the church. I was one of just a few kids at my school who were Mormons. This only served to strengthen my testimony at a young age. I knew people thought I was different, maybe even strange, but I also knew the Gospel was true and I was committed to live it. I cannot deny the countless blessings that have come as I have tried to live the Gospel and keep the covenants I have made. My testimony has grown tremendously over the years and I know without a doubt that Heavenly Father loves His children. He wants us to have joy here on this earth. He has provided us with a Savior, His Son Jesus Christ, who atoned for our sins and opened the way for us to return to His presence one day. He has given us a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, to help guide us on our journey. As we study the scriptures, fast and pray, we will receive answers through the Holy Spirit. We need only to ask Him. 

How I live my faith

Our family has attended the same congregation, or "ward", for about 14 years. Our ward has grown so much over that time that there are now 2 different wards that meet at separate times in the same building. Since there are no paid clergy, the members accept "callings" to serve in different capacities. All members of the ward have the opportunity to serve. We are charged to care for one another. In this way, we can learn to be more like Christ. Charity is the "pure love of Christ" and by serving others we can begin to develop this divine attribute. I have had the opportunity to serve in many different callings over the years. For several years I taught the young women in our ward on Sundays and on Wednesday nights. I have also served in the women's group as a teacher and leader. There is always plenty to be done. I know that Heavenly Father recognizes our efforts as we serve. My family and I have been blessed tremendously as my husband and I have served in various callings throughout the years.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Danice
 I know that our Heavenly Father loves His children today as much as he loved His children that we read of in the Old Testament. He provided a prophet to lead and guide them. I know that Jesus organized and established His church here upon the earth during His mortal ministry. He chose His apostles and ordained them as prophets, seers and revelators. I believe that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored to the earth in these days and that the same organization exists today. We have a living prophet today, Thomas S. Monson. I know he is called of God to lead His church at this time, not because someone told me so, but because I have fasted and prayed to know for myself. Show more Show less