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Hi I'm Tricia

I love learning and growing and am striving to be the best person I can. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I am a stay-at-home mom of four young children. I love volunteering in my community and serving my neighbors. I enjoy gardening, singing, crafting, and reading. After my kids are raised I hope to travel the world as a Humanitarian missionary so that I can bless others' lives as mine has been blessed.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because it simply makes sense and feels right. Every time I learn a new principle of the gospel something inside me testifies that it is true.

How I live my faith

 Every part of my life is influenced by my religion, from how I parent my children to how I spend my freetime. Living my religion makes me happy. I love serving, and the church gives me a lot of opportunities to do just that. Because of the church, I work with a local cub scout group, assist an elderly couple coping with cancer, and provide support for a young mother struggling with the demands of her little ones and feelings of lonliness. 

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Tricia
 Many people believe that the mormon church subjugates women, but this simply isn't true! Top church leaders always talk about women with the upmost respect. In fact, James Faust once said, "I affirm my profound belief that God’s greatest creation is womanhood." I think the false view comes from the fact that in the church men and women have seperate responsibilities. The men are given the priesthood, which some people think means they are "in charge" of the women. In truth, the priesthood is a charge not to rule over, but to serve and care for others. Likewise women are given a charge to serve and care for families, especially in raising children. Although some might see this as an unequal division, we do not. We see motherhood as a sacred calling-- a charge to raise God's children in light and knowledge. What position is more important than that? Because of this, many LDS women choose to be stay-at-home mothers, not because we are forced to, but because we feel it is where we can do the most good.  Show more Show less