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Hi I'm Amy.

I am a wife and mom of four who enjoys travel, books, and music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married, and my husband and I have four children: three sons and a daughter. When I was younger and single, I set out to see the world. I loved experiencing the different cultures and fell in love with the people I met. I still want to see the rest of the world, but my fun now is being Mom. I love being a full-time, stay-at-home mom and find it a great honor and blessing. When I was 15 years, I was diagnosed with severe endometriosis. After a year of several surgeries and treatments, I was told by many doctors I would never be able to have children. Years later, after being married and enduring more surgeries and treatments, my husband and I were shocked to discover I was pregnant. I have carried and bore all four of our children, each a miracle. They truly are my angels. With what little free time I get, I enjoy reading books, exercising, and shopping. Music is a big part of my life: I listen to music as I work and play, sing in the church choir, and dance as often as I can! I also love holidays, carrying out or making new traditions to make them special for the family. And lastly, you can say I'm still a child at heart for I dream of owning a home with secret passages and/or discovering hidden treasure some day.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a Mormon family. My mother encouraged me to study the gospel and discover my testimony, my feelings of everything I was taught in the church and read in the scriptures. When I was fourteen/fifteen, I lived in Spain with a Catholic family. I barely knew Spanish, and I didn't know the family I was living with. I immediately looked for the LDS church, perhaps because of routine or maybe for comfort. Whatever the reason, weekly I rode two buses and a subway to attend LDS church services in Spain. I found myself reading the scriptures and praying more and more, and I discovered I had a testimony of the gospel. And my testimony of the gospel has grown ever since. I know this gospel is true. I know that God lives and loves us. I know that through the atonement of Jesus Christ, it is possible for us to return to Him to someday. I know that the atonement has made repentance and forgiveness possible; we can be clean and pure. I know that we have a living prophet on the earth today, President Thomas S. Monson. I know that he and other leaders of the church are guided by the Lord. I know that through the Holy Ghost, you can know the truthfulness of the scriptures if you read, ponder and pray.

How I live my faith

I volunteer however I can in my children's classrooms and schools. I enjoy getting to know their teachers and helping out the schools at the same time. In church, I teach once a month in a class of the women of our ward. I also individually visit three ladies of our ward, once a month. The women of the ward have become my friends and family. I enjoy learning along beside them, teaching them, and laughing or crying while sharing experiences. I have also had the opportunity to lead the youth on a Summer backpacking experience. It was an experience I will never forget. I watched as the youth rose to any challenge thrown their way and witnessed their knowledge and faith of the gospel grow.