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Hi I'm Linda

I am a third generation native of the San Francisco Bay Area of California. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Linda, as so many others of my generation. What inspired our parents to give us the name that means "beautiful" in Spanish? I'm a 3rd generation native Californian, from the San Francisco Bay Area. My great great grandfather came here to get rich in the gold fields. I am mom, grandma, divorced and remarried, step mom and registered nurse. I work part time, I love spending time with my family, I enjoy many hobbies including quilting, sewing, and rubber stamping. I have many interests and stay very busy.

Why I am a Mormon

My 3 children were all baptized a few months apart. I participated in their lessons and found the information the missionaries were teaching interestng. The positive changes I saw in my children inspired me to learn more and eventually enter the waters of baptism. After several months of listening and asking many questions I could no longer deny the truths that were being taught to me. I have been a member for almost 20 years and know without a doubt that this is the Lord's church. I know (after great doubt) that Joseph Smith was a prophet and translated the gold plates into what we now know as The Book of Mormon. I know that the priesthood has been restored and that we have a living prophet on the earth today.

How I live my faith

I attend our church meetings most Sundays. On occasion I have to work on a Sunday. I am our ward's family history consultant and help others learn to research their own family histories. My husband and I also teach spiritual lessons to female inmates in a nearby detention center. I have made many friends visiting members of the many wards I have been associated with over the years. I always find it amazing how small our world is when I learn that someone I know, knows someone else I know in another city. AMAZING!