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Hi I'm Fiona

I live in sunny Brisbane with my gorgeous 2yr old son and my husband of 7 years. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up I was always artistic. I LOVED to draw! I had in my head that I wanted to be an animator one day (I was into the traditional hand drawn type), so finishing school, I worked to save some money, then went on to study animation for a couple of years, which was so much fun! My husband and I were married before I finished my course, and decided to start a multimedia company with some friends. It wasn't long before we took an interest in photography, and now 7.5yrs on, have our own studio in Brisbane, and a handsome little 2yr old who we adore to pieces!

Why I am a Mormon

I was lucky to be born into the gospel of Jesus Christ. I (along with my 6 sisters), was raised by good Mormon parents, who taught us about Jesus Christ in word and in action. They were always doing good things, for us, and for others. I always believed the church was true, and never really questioned it. I read the "Book of Mormon"for the first time independent of my parents when I was 12 years old. I felt peaceful when reading it. I suppose it wasn't until I was 17, that I really thought about what I believe and why. I had been absent from school one day, and on my return a friend told me that while I was away, my Modern History class had gotten into a discussion about "the Mormons" that was quite negative, and from what she told me full of false rumors. After she told me, we jumped on the bus for an excursion down south to Hastings Point (an amazing little beach in Northern New South Wales). I stuck to myself throughout the day, and reflected on what she told me. I played out in my mind what I would have said if I had have been present for the discussion. It really made me search my heart for why I believed what I believed. I roamed around and enjoyed the beautiful surrounds I was taken in, and my heart soured. In silent prayer as I wandered about, I felt an overwhelming happiness that was an overwhelming and undeniable confirmation that what I believed was true. I knew it, even if no one else did! I knew that being a Mormon, was what my Heavenly Father wanted me to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to see others as Christ would. To be kind and gracious. I love reading the scriptures to my 2yr old, and having him relate the stories (well his versions) back to me, (which is generally quite funny) and seeing him bless his food when he doesn't know I can see him. At church I teach the 4-5yr old primary children. They are lively, active and I love them to pieces! Sometimes I wonder if anything I teach them is actually getting through, but then I hear their sweet prayers and testimonies and feel blessed that I, along with their parents have been blessed with the responsibility of teaching them about Jesus.