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Hi I'm Cathie

I am a wife, a mother and a grandmother. I love my family and I love to teach. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a sister, a daughter. I love to work in my garden and in my home. I enjoy reading, walking, golfing with my husband, cooking, teaching, and being with my family. I have four children, and eight, soon to be nine grandchildren. Christmas is my very favorite holiday, but I really enjoy all holidays, vacations or parties that bring our entire family together.

Why I am a Mormon

I had been asking difficult questions of ministers, my priest, Catholic friends, their priests, and others for years. Unfortunately no one could answer them until I met Jean, a Mormon, who answered some of them and referred me to the missionaries to get even more answers. For example, how could God be as big as the world, but so small He could fit in your heart? How could He be three beings in one? Why do infants need to be baptized? I had a million questions and the missionaries always seemed to have the answers. My friend, Jean, gave me a Book of Mormon. Because she gave it to me, I felt compelled to read it. I read the entire book and then realized that no mortal being could have written it without heavenly inspiration. Since Joseph Smith had translated the book, I knew he must have been someone special. In Mormon, Chapter 10, the reader is asked to put the book (of Mormon) to the test...to pray to know if it is of God, if it is authentic, if it is indeed Gospel. I did that. I put the book to the test. I prayed and soon felt that what I had read was of God, that the book was inspired, that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. If all that were true, the church must be true as well. That is when I decided to be baptized, by immersion, after the example set by Christ himself. My husband joined a year later for the same reasons. Our questions had been answered, our doubts were erased, and we were and still are at peace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by practicing what I believe to be true every day. I try to keep the commandments of God and be a good example to my family and friends. I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ, so living it is part of my daily life.