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Hi I'm Diana!

I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mom, and a grandma. I am an RN, a scrapper, a quilter, and I love to crochet. I am in love with my husband and my sons, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

My younger sister, Tracey, was killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve, 1980. My other sister, Mary, was also in the same accident, but her injuries were minimal. Her boyfriend at that time was a Mormon, and the love his family and church members showed my family was amazing! My mom and sisters began taking the discussions and decided to be baptized. The April after Tracey's accident I was going through her personal belongings, in which I found a Book of Mormon. Inside the front cover I saw, in her own handwriting, a personal testimony as to the truthfulness of it's writings. None of our family had any idea Tracey even knew about the church, much less had a testimony of the Book of Mormon. It was as if she was speaking to us beyond the grave. I joined the church, and as I began to live in accordance to it's teachings, my life changed. Everything is not perfect. I still face trials daily, but having the Spirit in my life continuously helps me to cope with those trials. I often have people ask me "What if it's not true, and Joseph Smith did not really restore the true gospel to the earth?", and I answer them very matter-of-factly. I believe with everything I hold dear in my life that it is true, and because of that belief, I am a better person, and I am happier than I have ever been in my life. This belief allows me to be around people that hold the same values as I do, and helps me to understand, have patience, and to love those people that do not share those same values and beliefs. I believe being a Mormon is not just believing in a religion, it is a way of life. It is who I am.

How I live my faith

My life is intermingled with the church. I work at a local hospital close to my home, and interact with many people daily. I do not openly talk about my religion unless asked, but treat every patient and every family member like I want to be be treated. I believe that if we "let our light so shine before men" then people will know who we are...that we are Christians, and act in accordance with what the Lord would do. I believe in helping anyone that stands in need of help. I give every person with a hand sticking out what I can give, and I have instilled this belief and practice in my children. I am never afraid to hold a hand, or shed a tear, or say a prayer with anyone if prompted by the Holy Ghost. I work with the women of the church, and their families, and I love them. Truly love them. I try to love my family and my friends unconditionally, kind of like I believe our Heavenly Father loves us. I believe if we look at everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, or nationality, as our brothers and sisters, love will follow. When love is there, we are living in accordance with the church's teachings.