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Hi I'm Lisa

I am a wife and a mother. And I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am married to a great man and we have 1 young son, so far! I recently graduated with my bachelor's degree in nursing, we'll see where that takes me. I love being a Mom. I love being a wife. I enjoy reading, watching movies, playing sports, and being with my family.  

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family. We went to church every Sunday, read the Scriptures together and said family prayer almost every night. But there came a point in my life, like most people, where I had to figure out if this is what I really wanted. Even if you're born Mormon, you still have to be converted. I was 18 when I finally gained a solid testimony--when I reached the point that I knew the Gospel was true and I could never deny it. Some people might argue that there could not be a God because of all the evil in the world. I find that it is in the midst of all the evil I am so thankful there is a God, and that this life is not the end. I know that families can be together forever, if they are sealed in a Holy temple for time and all Eternity and if we keep the commandments. I know that the Gospel was restored--that it had to be restored in order to fulfill God's plan. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet and I know that we have a prophet here on Earth today--President Thomas S. Monson. I know that the Priesthood was restored to Joseph Smith and that it is still on this Earth today. To have knowledge of these truths can provide great comfort and peace when tragedy or difficulties in life arise.  

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday with my husband and son. The first hour of church all the members of our ward meet in the chapel. We take the Sacrament, sing a few songs, and members of the ward give talks that they were asked to prepare and give in weeks prior. The last 2 hours we divide into classes by age and in the older groups, by gender as well. My husband and I have the privilege to teach the tiny ones. My husband has a calling to work in the nursery, where our son is. He screams like crazy if one of us isn't there. I get to teach Sunday School to 3 year olds. It is a lot of fun, takes a lot of patience, but we love it. Aside from Sundays, we pray as a family every night. We try to teach our young son how to say his own prayers. He is getting it, slowly but surely, and knows how to bow his head and fold his arms...for about 10 seconds. We try and read the scriptures daily, but we admittedly need to work on that. We say our personal prayers twice a day and try to live our daily lives so that we can always have the Holy Spirit with us.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Children need to be comfortable talking with their parents from a very young age, so when temptations arise, they will go to their parents to discuss it with them. We need to have filters on all computers to prevent viewing pornography up-front. All computers need to be in open areas where the individual using it can be seen by other family members. TV's and computers should not be in bedrooms. Adult channels should not even show up on the TV guide menu. These things might sound harsh, but I think the basis to preventing pornography is making it difficult to access.   Show more Show less