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Hi I'm Becky

I grew up in Orange County, moved to Idaho at 19. I'm a convert and I'm Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Southern California and moved to Idaho when I was 19 for a change of pace. I worked for a chiropractor for 4 years and ended up falling in love with a patient. We married at age 24 and 3 months after our wedding day we got pregnant. I have been through many changes in life and am the happiest I have ever been now.

Why I am a Mormon

I was given my first Book of Mormon by the Dr I worked for, he said, "I never mixed religion with business, but I feel this is the right thing to do and you can do what you want with it." I accepted and asked where to begin. He replied, "It's a book, start from the beginning." I opened the front cover and read his testimony that he wrote inside, I remember it mentioning his happiness and knew that's what I was seeking. Later I read the introduction and the testimony of the witnesses and Joseph Smith and that was it. My boyfriend (the patient I later married) was leaving to work out of town for the summer and invited me to church with him the last Sunday he was in town. I attended church with him and his family and felt very comfortable. During the summer I began taking the discussions (lessons) with the church missionaries. Every lesson the missionaries taught made sense to me, I never thought what they were teaching wasn't true. I prayed with an open heart to know if this church was true and felt a warm peace over me. I was so excited and grateful they asked me if I wanted to be baptized. My boyfriend flew home to propose and for my baptism and my boss baptized me. It was the most incredible feeling and I honestly have never been happier than I am now since I made that decision. I never thought this would happen to me, but I am so grateful it did!

How I live my faith

Shortly after my baptism, I was asked to speak in church on my conversion story. Speaking in church felt very scary but it was good for me to share my story and learn more from it myself. Later, I was asked to share my story to high school students. When I was speaking to a high school class about how I found my way to the church, I realized the most important thing I learned was my boss and my boyfriend (now husband) were not afraid to open their mouth and share the gospel with me. By them opening their mouth, not knowing how I would respond or if I would accept, my life completely changed for the better. I know we have a loving Heavenly Father and he continues to speak to us through a living prophet and will not leave us astray. I know through prayer that this is the true church. I am grateful for the gospel in my life.