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Hi I'm Linda

I'm a mother and a writer. I have four Children, one of whom is severely autistic, and three grandchildren. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Sunny Anaheim, California and now live in Texas where everything really is bigger. I served a mission in chicago Illinois in the mid-80's. I have been married to the same man for 23 years and am very happy with my life. I like to write, bake, shop, and read. I am a mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I have four wonderful Children, one of whom is severely autistic. All my children are a joy to me, but I have discovered, through my autistic son, that meekness and humility are beautiful and desirable qualities. He has a Christ like nature, and shows me unconditional love every day. In todays hateful and violent world, we all need direction and hope. I have found that as members of Christ's church, we can have that. We can live a more positive and faithful life as we are taught how to love one another more perfectly. I will ever be grateful for the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am the director of Indexing in my ward, and have indexed more than 22 thousand names since January. I am also a visiting teacher. I write inspirational fiction for youth in hopes that they will pick up subtle moral cues and positive behavioral qualities. Most of my work revolves around turning hopelessness into faith. I enjoy attending the temple and finding ancestors in family history work. Well, okay, maybe I don't honestly enjoy family history work as much as I should, lets face it, its hard and my brain isn't wired that way, but that doesn't mean I don't still put my whole heart and soul into it. Last year I found and performed ordinance work for more than 70 of my ancestors. Thats an accomplishment, but even if it had only been one, I would have been overjoyed.

In whom should we have faith?

Linda
I have found that if we place our faith in God, we will have an abounding faith in ourselves as well. Both are necessary. Remember, we work together with God as we navigate this sometimes turbulent sojourn through mortality. Faith in God and in His principles for righteous living are essential for our happiness, whether in this life or the next. Learning to follow His commandments here will enable us to continue to live them hereafter. Show more Show less