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Hi I'm Sherry

I finished collage with a degree in exercise and wellness. I play the harp and I'm a mom and homemaker.

About Me

I finished my undergraduate degree in exercise and wellness with a minor in music. I grew up in a family where every child learned and played a musical instrument; my instrument of choice is the harp. In junior high and high school I was on a dance/drill team. While in college I continued my love of dancing by taking a variety of dance classes and occasionally attending a swing or ballroom dance club. In between graduation and being a stay at home mom, I worked for an optometrist. My husband will be starting a PhD program in chemical engineering, and I have goals of doing a master's degree later on in my life. Education is important to us both. We also love to read and discuss books, hike, and spend time with friends and family. My peace in life comes from truths I've learned from the gospel of Jesus Christ. Those truths have been a constant though out my life as something I live by despite changing life situations.

Why I am a Mormon

Answers to life's questions, a sense of peace, and personal revelation are the reasons why I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When I was a young child, around ten years old, I read the entire Book of Mormon and prayed to God to know if it was from Him. I felt a confirming sense of peace in my soul, and I felt that again years later when I asked God about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being true. What I was really asking was if the church I belonged to had the fullness of Christ's gospel, teachings, and ordinances. That good feeling, a happiness inside, that I felt confirmed to me that this church is the actual church of Christ with authority to perform baptisms and other ordinances. I have prayed about other teachings of this church, and the truthfulness is always confirmed-especially as I test out the teachings for myself by doing things like attending church on Sundays, fasting, and having daily personal scripture study. God does answer prayers, and He will help the honest seeker of truth-the person who is willing to change if necessary- find answers to life's questions. That is what He has done for me, and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a good neighbor. My husband and I will often have people over for dinner, and we make an effort to meet the people who live around us. When we know one of our neighbor's is having a hard time we try to cheer them up by taking them flowers, or cookies, or just by listening to them talk for a while. Everyone needs a friend, and I try to be that friend. Sometimes that means I get to answers questions about religion, or remind people why we're here on Earth. Other times it means I get to babysit someone's children, or sit with someone who is crying. Most often it means smiling at the people I see and being happy. Caring for others is how I live my religion-I believe that is what Christ did too.