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Hi I'm Harmony

I love music, I love my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Michigan (USA) in a typical suburban neighborhood. I lived in a modest house and enjoyed doing typical suburban activites. I went to college, got married, and finished a degree in music education. I taught music to children ages 6-13 (and loved it!). My husband and I could not have children of our own so we adopted a beautiful girl who is the light of our lives. We want more children, however we can get them. We are also currently Foster Parents.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was growing up, I was always in the minority because I was Mormon. Most of my friends were of other faiths, but they respected my beliefs. I never participated in worldly things such as drinking, smoking, partying, drugs, or premarital intimacy. I never did these things because I had no desire to do them. By being a Mormon, I knew that these things would not make me happy. I knew that living a virtuous life would make me free- free from addiction, free from sorrow, and free from regret. Furthermore, after 30 years of living, it is clear to me that this is true. There are so many things about being a Mormon that are wonderful. Wherever you live in the world, you have a family to support you; a church family- people you can trust and rely on for anything. Being a Mormon, there are many opportunities to serve those around you. But, this is not why I am a Mormon. I am a Mormon because I know that living my religion makes me a better person. Every Sunday my spirit is uplifted as I go to church. Every day, my spirit is lifted as I strive to live the life the Lord wants me to live. I am so grateful for the happiness that my membership in my church has brought me. More than anything, though, it is the doctrine of this church that is true. It is why I am a Mormon. Though all the people in the Church may not be perfect, the doctrine IS perfect. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS church... or "Mormon" church) is the only true church on the earth today. It is the same gospel that was on the earth when Jesus Christ was here so many years ago. I know that a man named Joseph Smith helped facilitate the restoration of this true church. I know that the Lord speaks again through prophets- just as He did when Christ was here. I know that I am literally a child of God, and that I can live with Him again. I know that my family can be together through eternity- not just until death. Nothing will ever sway me. I will be a Mormon forever.

How I live my faith

Within my church congergation, I am in charge of overseeing the teaching of children ages 18 months-12 years old. I help make sure that they have teachers every Sunday, and I try to help strengthen their families. I also teach them as a group. The work I do for my church is very rewarding. I love seeing the faces of smiling children every Sunday, and I love to watch them learn important things about the gospel. Children are truly a gift from God. I try to live my faith every day by doing little things. Our family prays together every day, and we also read scriptures together. I believe these things are very important for a family to do togheter. I also try to be a good friend. I try to be aware of what people are going through so I can help them. I offer to babysit or I'll bring a meal to them if needed. Sometimes, people just need to talk about their problems, and so I try to listen. I want to live as Christ would have me live. I try to follow Jesus Christ's example of selflessness and kindness. I'm not saying I'm perfect, because I am far from it. But, "living your faith" just means that you do exactly that: live by faith. I have faith that if I try to live right, and try to do the things the Lord wants me to do, that I will be blessed for it.