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Hi I'm Dori

I was born in California. I am a school teacher and I'm, a Mormon.

About Me

 I am a wife and a mother of two daughters. I teach first grade which keeps me very busy! I love what I do because I not only teach students to read, but I have the opportunity to influence their lives for good. I love music - classical, 60s, country, and soft rock. I like to sew, read, scrap book, and learn new things.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born in an LDS Mormon home. I was baptized when I was eight years old. I have always loved going to church and learning about Jesus Christ. I feel like I have always had a testimony. I've never really doubted any teachings of the church. I have a strong testimony as an adult. I have read the Book of Mormon many times, and each time I do I feel the influence of the Holy Ghost bearing witness to me that it is true. One of the most faith promoting experiences I have ever had was years ago as I sat in the Carthidge Jail listening to the testimonies of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyram. The spirit was so strong. If I didn't know the Gospel was true before that experience, I certainly did after. The Gospel of Jesus Christ that the Mormon church teaches is my anchor in life. It is how I get through the daily struggles of life. I get up each day knowing that my Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ love me and know me by name. What could be better than that!

How I live my faith

I live my faith through example. I try to treat others the way Jesus Christ would, with love and compassion. I try not to be judgemental and show respect to friends, co-workers, and members of the community. I am honest with my dealings with everyone, telling the truth, keeping confidences, and respecting their opinions. I have an assignment in my congregation that we call a ward. I coordinate a program called Visiting Teaching. Visiting Teaching is a program where women look after other women. We each have a few women that we keep in contact with to make sure that their temporal and spiritual needs are being met. I have also worked with the children's organization called Primary. I love the children and working with them.