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Hi I'm Angie

I live in Idaho with my husband and kids. I am a homemaker. I volunteer in my community, church and schools. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of 4. I love gardening, reading, volunteering and spending time with my family. I admit that I am addicted to the Food Network channel. My husband and I love to cook. He is much better than I am:) I helped start up a Parent Teacher Organization at our school a few years back. I served as the Teacher Appreciation Chairman. I have served in many callings in my church. I currently am serving as the Primary President in our ward. I love working with the children. I feel their love for Jesus Christ, and his unconditional love for them. This summer I helped our small Library by working with others to create a summer reading program for our Middle school and Junior High age children. My testimony of the Savior has been strengthened through church and community service. As I have served with my neighboors in our small community, I have become great friends with many of them. Most of my friends in my community are of different Faiths. It has been a wonderful experience sharing our testimonies of Jesus Christ and doing his work together.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS Family. I spent most of my younger life growing up in Payson Utah amongst many other members of my Faith. As a young child I remember singing a new song in Primary. It was entitled 'As I have loved you'. The words to the song were pure scripture from the New Testiment. They were words spoken by my Savior Jesus Christ. As I sang the song I felt the spirit so strong, in a way I had not felt it before. Tears began to run down my face and I felt so warm and happy inside. Since that time I have had many occasions to feel that same Spirit of Truth. I have felt that Spirit as I have read and studied The Book of Mormon. I have felt that Spirit of Truth as I have served in my church callings. I have felt that Spirit of Truth as I have shared testimony with my friends and family. I have felt that Spirit of Truth in the Lords house, the Holy Temple. I do not remember much about my own baptism at age 8, but have felt the Holy Spirit of Truth as I have attended many convert baptisms. I have many opportunity to face challanges in my life, as all people do. There have been moments of fear and times of despare. But the Atonement of Jesus Christ has always been my anchor and my comfort. With his help I can overcome all sorrow and heartache. I testify that the Book of Mormon is another testiment of Jesus Christ. I have read the words of the prophets in this book many times. It is a comfort and a guide in this world full of confusion and doubt. I cannot deney the whitness I have recieved of it's truthfulness. As a 14 year old seminary student our class was studying the Book of Mormon. One day we read out of 3rd Nephi when Christ came to visit the people on the American Contenent. I was once again overcome by the Spirit of Truth. Everyone of my classmates had tears in their eyes, some of them were weaping. I know the Book of Mormon to be the Word of God as a companion to the Bible.

How I live my faith

I try each day to be like my Savior. He has done so much for me. I want to be his hands here on earth. I try to serve my neighboors and friends because I am full of his love. Loving others is what it is all about. We are all his children. This perspective has helped me to love others unconditionaly despite our differences. It has helped me overcome my fears of rejection when reaching out to others to share the gospel and give service. In serving others I have found so much joy and made such beautiful friendships. These friends of all Faiths have lifted me strengthend me. I know that Jesus Christ lives! I know that The Church of Jesus Christ is his Church on the Earth today. I know that God loves all of his children, and has made it possible for us all to return to him someday.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Angie
I believe that Priesthood power is given to men, but is a gift to us all. For example, my husband uses the Priesthood to administer blessings to myself and our children when we are sick or stand in need of comfort from the Spirit. He uses his Priesthood to baptize others and administer to others in his callings. The Priesthood is assigned to worthy Men in the church just as it was in the time of Chirst. As a woman, I have been given a divine roll and an equally important part to perform here on earth. As a mother and woman I nurture my family, and work as a team with my husband as we raise our family and serve in church callings and in our community. As the Primary President in our ward, I work with a council of men and women as we prayfully consider the needs of the church memberes. I am encouraged to share my ideas and thoughts as we all prayerfully consider the needs of our fellow brothers and sisters. The Bishop and his Counselors direct the programs of the church and recieve inspiration. I can also recieve inspiration for my calling in the Primary. The Power of the Priesthood has been such a blessing in my life as. I have been physically heald by Priesthood power and personal faith. I have been lifted in times of doubt and fear by blessings of the Priesthood. I have been guided in my service as I honor and support those that hold the priesthood and administer in our church. The Priesthood Power of God is truely given as a gift to us all. Show more Show less