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Hi I'm Susan

I'm a California transplant,living in Colorado.I'm a mother to 5 children and wife to one Mr. Incredible husband and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a blessed mother to 5 great kiddos and 1 incredible husband. I was born and raised in San Diego, California, but spent several years on the Big Island of Kailua Kona in Hawaii following my surfing parents around. I love the ocean and all water sports as well as riding horses English, playing tennis and gardening vegetable. I lean toward all things preppy, traditional and classic. My family is my greatest treasure and blessing. I'm very protective about my family and the values they are raised under. I worked in the medical field for several years before making the choice to retire to motherhood. I'm a firm believer that it is essential, when financially possible, for a mother to be at home with her children, until they leave the home to start their own lives. However, I fully understand the need for two incomes in this economy. Being a SAHM requires some sacrifice, but provides so many blessings. I love my family very deeply and don't want to miss being with them.

Why I am a Mormon

As a child, I had several opportunities to attend other churches and had an introduction to different religions. My parents, although baptized members of the Mormon church, were never active while I was growing up. This created a lot of confusion and conflict about who God was, who I was and what my purpose was here on this earth. After my parents were divorced, my father passed away. My mother did the best she could to raise me and my two sisters on her own, but found it difficult and as a result we were often sent to stay with our paternal grandparents. It is when I lived with them that I was expected to attend the Mormon church and other church related activities. Even as a child, in sometimes chaotic circumstances, I always felt at peace when I was going to the Mormon church. I never had that comfort or feeling while attending the other churches. It wasn't until I was older that I gained a knowledge of the gospel for myself and developed my faith in what I know to be His true church. I'm not perfect by any means and still mess up, but the knowledge that I have gained about this gospel helps me to know I can be redeemed. That we all can be continually forgiven and that it's possible for us to return to our Heavenly Father and be with our earthly families after this life. I may not know everything with a 100 proven certainty, but I have 100 faith that this is Christs one true church.

How I live my faith

I have had several callings opportunities to serve in this church. I have, for the most part, been given teaching responsibilities for children, youth and young women, but have learned so much more from them than I feel I have taught, however, it has provided so many learning opportunities. We have been given so many blessings and where much is given, much is expected. I try to never refuse an opportunity to serve when asked to to teach, or whatever the request may be. I always like to pray about what I'm being asked to do, so that I know it is right for me, but ultimately, every calling I've ever received has been right for me at the time. It's very important that I show my faith not only by words, but by my actions. I think, on the most part, I try to live my faith by obedience and by example. This is not always easy, or popuar, but I know it's right. I try to be the best example of a daughter of our Heavenly Father that I can be. I hope to someday be welcomed home by my Heavenly Father and hope He will say to me, "Well done thou good and faithful servant."