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Hi I'm Lucinda

I live in California. I'm a dentist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in California. I am a dentist and my husband is an engineer. I enjoy music, travel, cooking, reading, history, and exploring the great outdoors..

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings incredible peace to my life. I know where I came from, I know why I'm here and I know where I'm going. I receive comfort from the knowledge that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me and who has a plan for me that is far greater than anything that I could imagine for myself. I look to my beliefs as a guide for the major decisions I have made and will make throughout my life, whether they be personal or professional.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by studying my scriptures, attending church services, doing what I can to promote and support wholesome efforts in my community, and trying to be a good example and representative to those with whom I come in contact. My husband and I teach a Sunday School class of exuberant eight-year-olds each week and I sing in my congregation's choir.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

By far the most common question that I field from men, women, members of the Mormon church, members of other faiths, and individuals without religious affiliations but who are somewhat familiar with Mormon stereotypes is how my decision to pursue higher education and especially a professional degree affects my faith and my future family. I grew up in a home where education was valued and where I was encouraged to study whatever I liked and to prepare for a profession where I could be of service. I believe that all of my experiences increase my capability and understanding and will channel into my ability to meet whatever challenges and responsibilities may lie ahead. Show more Show less