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Hi I'm Deserae

Mother of four small children, wife, and friend. And busy learning how to be better at it! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I had a wonderful childhood growing up in Arizona, then later moved to Idaho and graduated from Preston High School (Napoleon Dynamite). I went to the college of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls for two years. I love going to the church's Institute of Religion. I took classes about the scriptures, served in their wemons' organization, and had a lot of fun. College in another world compare to highschool life! I meet my husband during my last year there and we were married in the Logan, UT temple. We finished our last two years of school at BSU in Boise, ID and a few months after I graduated I had our first son. We later lived in Fedral Way, WA and had another son, moved to Fort Mill SC and had two more children, boy and then our little girl. When our daughter was born we had four kids the age 4 and under- CRAZY! We are incredibly blessed. My life as a mother has been an amazing surprise, I hardly babysat or dealt with babies as a youth, so it must have been my mothers example over the years that has prepared me for this role. My husband is an accountant, an avid fitness buff (I try to keep up) we enjoy triathalons, kettle bell sport and any other sport. We love visiting our families back in Idaho and are really enjoying the East coast beaches. I have served in our various wards on ward activities, primary teacher, primary president, relief society board, relief society teacher. All of these callings have helped my grow SO much.

Why I am a Mormon

My "mormonism" was inherited, my generations of grandparents on both my mother and father's side go back to immigrant mormons. I have one great grandma who moved to Idaho and live in a dug out, later her husband left her with several young children to serve a mission for the growing church, while he was away all of their children passed away. She joined him on his mission, then returned home and they began their family again and established a legacy of faith that I cannot ignore and it gives me stregth to be a better mormon. I truly believe that when parents strive to keep the commandments and teach their children by example, that each following generation is blessed and it becomes an inheritance of faith. I cannot imagine a greater gift.

How I live my faith

I was previously serving in the primary which is a wonderful and organized way to teach our children and youth the gospel. I know that the simple and plain way that Jesus Christs' gosple is shared is a great blessing and teaching opportunity for children and the teachers. I was always busy in that calling and had a wonderful time knowing that the Lord would help me accomplish all that needed to be done. I was greatly blessed during that time in primary. I currently serve as a teacher in the Relief Society, and its a great calling. I always get nervous to stand up and teach, but really if I know the material and have LOTS of guestions for the women, they always end up teaching the class for me. Its really a guided discussion rather than a lecture from me! The commitment to study and listen to the spirit is a great blessing at this time in my life. I also really love that we get to help feed the missionaries in our ward. These young boys Im sure aren't super, amazing cooks yet and us being able to feed them a home cooked (if we can) meal is a good thing. I imagine my young boys will someday be on a mission and I would want lots of people to take them into their homes and visit them and tell them they appreciate their daily service and sacrafice. Inviting them to our home always brings an inscrease of the spirit.