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Hi I'm Laura

I'm a simple stay-at-home mommy and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and a stay-at-home mom of two. I love being with family most, creating things through sewing, sports (a lot), movies and traveling.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and in a Mormon community. I always believed what I was taught growing up with all my heart and have never doubted it. During my teenage years I struggled, not with the gospel and it's teachings, but I still made mistakes. It was at that time in my life that my testimony strengthened leaps and bounds. I learned true repentance and what the Savior truly did for me. More recently I have been reminded of the Saviors atonement in a different way. Pregnancy is a trial for me. I get extremely ill and am hospitalized numerous times for months. During my first pregnancy I kept complaining and praying for the pain to go away. It didn't go away until after my son was born. The first half of my second pregnancy was the most humbling experience. Many nights I laid in bed sobbing. I was in pain, but I wasn't thinking of my pain like I had with the first pregnancy, but the pain that the Savior must have felt that night in Gethsemane. I can't even compare my pain to his. He loves me and you that much to suffer then give his life so we can have the opportunity to return to our Heavenly Father and be with our own family again one day.

How I live my faith

At home I like to teach my children the gospel. We sing, read scriptures and pray as a family each day, attend church each week then Monday night is family night. We have a short gospel lesson, sing and play a game. In the past for many years I taught the youth in the church. It is truly my favorite calling and it brings me great joy. I think it's from the experiences and lessons that I learned at their age. I am currently in charge of visiting teaching in our ward. Every woman is assigned a companion then a few other women to visit each month where they get to know one another and share a spiritual message. I have seen so many wonderful things in this calling. So many women willingly give service and are there to help each other during the good times and bad. It has been extremely uplifting. I have a deep appreciation and testimony of visiting teaching.