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Hi I'm Debbi

I'm a wife, a mother of four, a Human Resource Manager, a college student, a Red Cross volunteer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I have three natural children and a great niece whom we have raised. We call her our child as well. I have a large yard, which I wish I worked in more than I do. I currently work full-time as a HR Manager and enjoy both the people and business aspects. I love to volunteer in the community, inside and outside of my church. Besides church service, I volunteer for the Red Cross and hope to be able to go on national or international deployments sometime in the future. I have recently served at two homeless shelters and a tent city. Whenever I do, I am reminded of how important each individual is. I also sing in a classical choir, which is my treat for myself after raising my children.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the truths I learned in this church resonated deeply in my soul. I can't think of a better way to say. It felt right, and continues to feel right, therefore I do it There are many other reasons to continue to follow this gospel. I always know that I am not alone; My Heavenly Father and my Savior know me and love me. I attend church with a community of people whom I grow to know and love, wherever I am in the world. Following the counsel of a living prophet gives me peace and direction in this confusing world, and has helped me identify important principles in raising my children. There is peace and safety in following the prophet.

How I live my faith

One of my favorite things about living my faith is what we call Visiting Teaching. This is a program in which the women are assigned a companion and usually 1-4 other women in the congregation to visit every month. The visits are not only social visits, but rather a time to assist with their spiritual, emotional and physical welfare. Because I have been asked to do this, I feel that completing this responsibility is a symbol of my dedication to God. By looking out for his daughters, and participating in this web of relationships in our congregation, we all become stronger. My best friends have been gained either by visiting, or being visited by, other women in our congregation. There is a broader program called Home Teaching, in which the men visit entire families in the congregation, with the same purpose of checking on their welfare.