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Hi I'm Patricia

I'm a stay at home mother of 5 children. I'm a sometimes runner. I'm the youngest of twelve children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I married my husband when I was nineteen. I started having children right away. My fourth child was born before my oldest turned five. It was a very busy, crazy time in my life. I loved having babies. I still love babies. To me, they are the most beautiful of all of Heavenly Father's creations. My family life is calming down a bit. I am not needed to keep everyone alive and fed. Now, I am just needed when called. I lost both of my parents a few years back. That fact has changed my outlook on life. My parents loved learning and education. I have decided to go back to college and finish my degree. I can almost see the dust and cobwebs being removed from my brain. I can't believe how much I am enjoying just learning. I did not appreciate school when I was younger. I hope to graduate from college about the same time as my oldest son. He can take me out to dinner after the ceremony.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a strong Mormon family. My parents loved us, and they taught us the gospel of Christ through their example. I am still a member as an adult because I love it. I love everything about the church and the gospel. I even love the members imperfections because it reminds me that we are all here on this earth to learn and grow together. I love Jesus Christ, and I believe that this is his church.

How I live my faith

I have worked in many different areas of the church. I have been a nursery leader, a young women's leader, a choir director, and a leader in the women's organization. It is an enriching part of my life. When I had all little children at home, my church calling allowed me to focus on something other than my own family. Serving in the church, gets me outside of my own bubble. It makes me interact and help others, and in the end it makes me happier.