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Hi I'm Sunny

I am a runner. I am a musician. I am a lifelong student and seeker of truth. I am a wife and mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

First and foremost I am a wife and mother. I have 4 kids - ages 14, 12, 10, and...yes, almost 2. Anything or everything else I do in my life takes second place to the position of wife and mother. Sometimes it is a sacrifice - but well worth it! I am also a musician, singer, songwriter, runner, and part-time road cyclist. Oh - and I work from home on my computer building websites and performing online marketing!

Why I am a Mormon

I guess some might say I am a Mormon because this is the faith that I was born into. But sometimes I feel like I am a little "different." Deep down inside of me I am a spiritual person. I do not necessarily need an organized "religion" in my life - I would still be spiritual because I love my Heavenly Father and my Savior. I have never felt forced to keep the commandments or have had any desire but to live a spiritual life. I love the gospel - I love the scriptures. They fill my life and enlarge my soul in ways that nothing else can. I am one to dig deeper. I love reading about and learning about other religions and I know, recognize, and am grateful for the fact that there is great truth in most of them. The reason I am a Mormon is because I know it is all there. I have experienced the line upon line, precept upon precept, gradual learning process - and have had some great experiences - that really leave me no other choice but to stand up and say, "Yes, I know this is true - all of it."

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by participating in church every Sunday. I partake of the Sacrament and try my best to live worthy to partake of it every single week. In my ward I am the Choir pianist and I also put together the bulletin every week. The bulletin is basically a program that lets everyone know who is speaking or doing a musical number during Sacrament meeting. It also contains any announcements (in relation to what may be going on during the week that everyone in the ward might be interested in). On a family level, we read scriptures every morning, say family prayers morning and night, and we hold Family Home Evening once a week. This is when our family gathers together and sings, prays, and we each take turns teaching each other about a gospel principle or virtue. We also play games or a sport together and have a treat afterwards. On a personal level, I read the scriptures and say my prayers every day. I think about my Savior throughout the day, and I work toward becoming a better person daily. Every day I am grateful for the blessings in my life. I also look for opportunities to serve my friends and neighbors. I know I am far, far, far from being perfect, but also know that as I work toward becoming a better person my Savior will help me become what He wants me to become. My number one goal in life: to live my life in a way that shows my Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, how much I love Him and my Heavenly Father.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

In ancient times, the Lord always had a prophet on the Earth. Moses and Abraham are good examples. A prophet is the Lord's spokesman on Earth see Amos 37. Today the current prophet of our church is President Thomas S. Monson. He is assisted by two counselors - Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. Together these three men make up the First Presidency of the Church - just like Peter, James, and John. We also have 12 Apostles that work under the direction of the First Presidency. Show more Show less