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Hi I'm Arlene

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired school teacher that enjoys reading, hiking, sewing, and traveling. I have 8 grandchildren with another one due in June. I have lived in Utah all my life. I love living next to the mountains and when it snows I like to curl up with a good book by the fire. I spend my summers in the mountains enjoying nature at our cabin and going fishing. My favorite TV channel is the Hallmart channel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS religion, but I have gained my own testimony of Jesus Christ as our Savior and Reedeemer. I know that God loves all his children and that he has blessed me in so many ways over the years. I am a Morman because the priesthhood has been restored to the earth and our church holds the keys necessary to excercise authority and to seal families eternally here on earth today. Mormans are good people, we serve, and help others. Our church helps others all over the world. We have made school kits, baby blankets, quilts, and other items to send to impoverished countries. I continue to be a member of this church because it brings me happiness and joy. I have read the Book of Morman and the Bible and know these books to be God's words to his people. I know that through the Atonement of Jesus Christ that all men may be saved by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church each week and attending the temple weekly. I love going to the temple because I can feel the spirit so strong there and there is so much love shown to you there. I teach the 10 years old girls in my ward and do achievement day activities with 15 girls twice a month. I enjoy doing this because I can share my testimony with these young people and because they teach me so much. I also live my faith by serving others in my neighborhood and community. I volunteer at schools, do service projects, and am politically involved in government. I try to be an example to others by living my faith every day, not just on Sundays.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Arlene
 We believe that the family is central to God's plan. Husband and wife have a solemn responsibility to love and care for each other and for their children. Parents have a sacred duty to rear their children in love and righteousness, to provide for their physical and spiritual needs. They should teach them to love and serve one another, to observe the commandments of God, and to be law-abiding citizens wherever they live.The family is ordained of God. Marriage between man and woman is essential to His eternal plan. Children are entitled to birth within the bonds of matrimony, and to be reared by a father and a mother who honor marital vows. Each week on Monday night families gather in our church to hold family night. Lessons are taught based on gospel principles and then fun activities are planned, and weekly schedules are discussed. We also believe that families are eternal. After we die, if we have followed God's commandments and lived worthy lives we will be able to be with our family in Heaven throughout eternity. Show more Show less