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Hi I'm Belize

I'm a mother, a dancer, a lover of crafts, a photographer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Southern California, met an awesome man who I now call my husband, and we have one energetic daughter and our first boy on the way. Being a mother is what I do best and I consider myself lucky to be one. My family is my favorite part about me because it is who I am. Growing up, I lived with divorced parents. Both parents have gone on to marry amazing spouses who I am proud to call my family as well. I also love to dance, I love to coach color guard, I love to create and be creative through crafts and projects, I love doing my photography, and I love to be outdoors and active. One motto that I like to live by is "love life". So far, life has been one big adventure that I have learned and gained so much from and I have loved every minute of it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I choose to be. Neither of my parents were raised in the church. My mother found the church when I was 5 years old and has never looked back. I will always be grateful to her for taking the time to address that feeling of having something missing in her life. My father is Catholic. Having the two religious influences in my life has made for an interesting process to making the final decision of becoming a Mormon. I was never forced to choose one religion. I learned through my own experiences that becoming a Mormon was what would make me the happiest. I know that I have made the right decision and am grateful everyday that I chose to be a mormon.

How I live my faith

My calling in the church is over a group of young women from the ages of 12-14. I have loved every minute of this calling and I feel so blessed to be a part of these girls' lives. The youth today are a special group of people who have so much going for them and what an important time in their lives as they make decisions that will shape them into what they will soon become. My goal is to help them find their confidence, courage, and strength in who they are and want to be while making the right decisions. Through my testimony of the truthfulness of the church, I hope that they know how much the church means to me as well as many others. Living as a Mormon is not always easy, especially when others are not able to fully understand why I live the way I do. However, I feel very strongly that living my faith is what is best for me and my family and I know that I have never been happier having the gospel in my life. Each day I try and become more Christ-like through service, being an example to others, and best me that I can be. It is an enriching experience that I love living by. I hope that once my children become older, they will see how I live my faith and recognize the happiness that it brings me.