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Hi I'm Teri

I drive a school bus, I'm a grandma, a mom, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been driving school bus for about 18 years and I love it. There is only one other Mormon who works with me. I'm married. My husband is a convert to the church. I have 2 children and 2 step children. All together I have 5 and a half grandchildren, meaning, there are 5 here and 1 on the way. One of my children passed away at the age of 23. He was not married. He served an honorable mission in the Oklahoma Tulsa Mission from 2006 -2008. All of my biological family are in Utah. All of my husbands family are here in Spokane. We recently went to the Spokane Temple and completed my dad's work and my husband's mom's work. We are going to have sealings done for many of our family members including Kyle. We both look forward to the time when we will see our loved ones again. What a great blessing it is to have a temple of God here on earth. Well, we got the sealing completed for mine and Don's family. We had our sweet Kyle sealed to us. Pretty amazing experience. Thank to to Kristian Ekenes for being Kyle's proxy.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I love the Savior and I love my family. My mom was a member of the church my dad was not. That made it kind of interesting. I wasn't always active. I had many great examples in the church. From early leaders to other YW who were amazing examples. For instance, one friend, Allison. We went on a Temple trip to Utah and we were rooming together. She knelt down and said her prayers even though she knew I was watching her. I was watching her alright. Thank you Allison. I didn't really "get it" until my son, Kyle, was born. Something just clicked when he got here. Then when he passed away I was even more grateful for the plan of salvation, it is perfect! The Savior lives. He loves me. He knows me, personally. All I have to do is keep the door open, He will be there.

How I live my faith

By remembering who I am, a daughter of God. It took a long time to "get" that. I love visiting teaching. I have an amazing partner. By loving my calling. I'm in Young Woman's and I love the girls, all of them. By being the best I can be. It's a struggle so I work at it everyday. By saying my prayers, every morning and night. By reading my scriptures everyday. If I don't read them I've noticed my day doesn't go as well.