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Hi I'm Angie

I'm a musician, I'm a crafter, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've played the cello since childhood. When I was young I enjoyed being in string quartets with my sisters and friends and teaching lessons. In college I met my husband, a guitarist/singer/songwriter, and we quickly figured out that we liked the compatibility and versatility of the cello and guitar together. Plus we were compatible, too... an added bonus. We got married, and he went to medical school. Now he is a practicing family physician, and I stay home with the kids. But music still gives us a great outlet: something creative that we can work on together. We enjoy preparing for and playing at events. It's nice to have a band-mate that lives at your house.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but as I've thought about and considered other lifestyles, I always come back to how much I love the doctrine. I feel like it has brought so many blessings to my life, so I love being committed to it. I feel like the things we learn about at church are ennobling and offer solutions to difficult problems in the world today. God's love is absolutely unconditional and He loves us because we are His, yet he does expect us to try to better ourselves and trust Him, the same way we expect our children to better themselves and become the best they can. I love that the gospel of Jesus Christ was restored, which means that I can be a part of what the Savior started when He was here.

How I live my faith

At church, I have the cool job of working with children. I take turns with others teaching gospel principles in a large group setting, and I help coordinate smaller children's classes. As I learn the names of these kids and think about the adults they will become, I hope that these gospel principles that have so benefited me will bless them as they grow up. I hope they will be able to feel that God loves them, and have the direction they need in a confusing world.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

The Mormon lifestyle is family-centered. A lot of how we live is about bettering ourselves so that we can have love in our families here on earth, and to be together as a family after we die. We are also committed to serving other people, reading scriptures, prayer, and doing things that will bring us closer to God. Show more Show less