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Hi I'm Gina

I grew up in Richfield, Utah. I am an elementary school librarian. I have a sweet husband & 4 amazing children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of four amazing children. My oldest daughter and son are currently serving LDS missions. It has been such a blessing to share in their experiences as missionaries. My two youngest are teenagers in high school. They work hard and honestly strive to be good examples to those around them. I am an elementary school librarian... I believe I have the best job ever. I have been raised by goodly parents and try to follow their example as I teach my children. I married my high school sweetheart. He is my very best friend. He is always busy, and enjoys serving others. As the bishop in our ward, he has that opportunity frequently. We both love our ward family and neighbors. People never cease to amaze me with their big hearts and helping hands. I love the outdoors. I love working in the yard and enjoying the beauty of nature. What a wonderful place God has created for us.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe in God, I believe in Jesus Christ, and I believe in the Holy Ghost. I know of the love our Heavenly Father has for us. He provided a plan for us, and I want to make the best choices I can so I can return and live with Him again. I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have read the Book of Mormon quite a few times, and I have prayed to know for myself if it is true. I have received a burning confirmation that it is true. I have visited the Sacred Grove, where it is said that Joseph Smith saw the personages of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I prayed there as well and again received a burning in my soul to know that these things did come to pass. There have been many instances in my life that have given witness to me of the truthfulness of this gospel. Many say that this church is too controlling or rigid in it's teachings or standards. I personally am grateful for the standards. I am grateful that my children are taught to be modest, to stay away from harmful drinks and substances, to speak clean language, to stay morally clean, and to live the ten commandments. I am also grateful for my older brother, Jesus Christ, who was willing to step forward, to sacrifice so much, even his own life for us. I am grateful for a forgiving Father, who allows a way for us to repent and be forgiven. We are not perfect, but we can do our best to try and keep our lives on the good path. We are all His children. We are all brothers and sisters. I love this gospel, and I love my Savior.

How I live my faith

I have had several callings in the LDS church. I currently teach in primary on Sundays. I get to teach the children that are turning 8. At the age of 8, they can choose if they want to follow the example of Jesus Christ and be baptized. We learn about Heavenly Father's plan, and how we came to earth to receive a body. We learn about agency, that we all have agency to make choices upon this earth. We also learn about choosing the right. We use the acronym CTR to remind us to Choose The Right. We want to make choices that will make us happy. It is so rewarding to see the excitement and happiness of these children as they come up out of the waters of baptism. They each tell me of the happiness they feel. I truly love teaching the children, they are a valiant generation. They actual teach me a lot of things as well.