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Hi I'm Corrine

I am a single mother of 4 children. I live in CA. I am a student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a single mother of 4 beautiful kids. I like to camp, fish, and ride dirt bikes with my kids. I love animals. I have two pomeranian dogs, and a siamese cat. I like to sew and do crafty things. I'm going back to school to be a pharmacist. My kids keep me very busy! My four kids and I moved in with my mother, fun! I would love to move back to Utah. I love CA summers, but miss Utah winters. I'm newly divorced, and still trying to figure all that out. I feel good about myself and feel like it can only get better from here. I just turned 40.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised Mormon. When I was a teenager I found myself "too busy" to go to church on Sundayswaterslides, BBQ's, sleeping in. Plus I thought I was too cool to hang around the kids at church. I always felt that church had giving me good beliefs and moral values compaired to others I choose to hang around. But didn't feel that any of the active members of my family were any better off or happier than I was. It wasn't until I got married and had my first child that I felt the overwhelming responsibility to raise him and teach him..........something. So I started with the Book of Mormon. I didn't tell anybody I was reading it, I just wanted to see what I thought about it for myself. First it was boring, but then it all started to make sense. Before I had even finished the book, I KNEW it was the word of God. The guilt of laughing about 'the mormons' and their crazy book with others was alot to deal with now. I called my local Bishop and meet with him to find out where to start. Some how he talked me into going to church that following Sunday, and I've been active ever since. I remember the day I actually finished reading the Book of Mormon and how awesome and strong the Spitit was, and how clear it was that it was the truth. I'll never forget that awesome feeling! My life didn't turn perfect the following day, infact 13 years later it still isn't perfect. But how I deal with and handle situations has changed for sure. Life is constantly crazy, but my belief is always the same. It helps to have perspective on the 'big picture' instead of just yourself. I have lived with the Gospel in my life and choosen to live without it a few times too. I can promise you that the difference is very clear.

How I live my faith

I read my scriptures, say family and personnel prayers, attend church regularly, and try and teach my children by example. Every Sunday I help in the primary at church. This is where the children 12 and younger go to classes and singing time, while their parents go into their Sunday school classes. Here we teach the children the Gospel basics and Bible stories. It is so awesome to work with all the kids and see the amazing faith and understanding they have about Jesus and all the basic teachings of the Gospel. I think I learn more from them than they learn from me. I remember going to primary when I was little, and all the neat teachers and friends I had. I loved dressing up all pretty in our Sunday best and sitting with all my family. I also help the women of the church help the members in our "ward family" who are in need. Sometime I take in meals to families who had just had a baby, or to a member who had surgery. I remember how nice it was when our family was on the receiving end Our 4 month old had surgery and everyone supported us with food and babysitting for our other children. It feels good to lighten someone elses burdens and I always feel the bigger blessing is for the person who gives the service than to the one who receives it.