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Hi I'm Stephanie Frampton

I love the Savior. I am grateful for our Father in Heaven who has seen fit to bless me tremendously in spite of my imperfections.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, step mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend. I wear a lot of different hats but the one that I have worn all my life, is a Daughter of God. I have been blessed with a beautiful family and they are the most precious parts of my life, it hasn't always been easy, but it is always worth it! I lost my first love to a brain tumor after16 years of marriage. I never thought it was possible, but I found love again and I am exceedingly blessed. Blended families are not without their trials, but as is always the case in life, there is opposition in all things and I am happier than I have ever been in my life. There is always hope and my decision to rely on my Heavenly Father and the atonement of the Savior have carried me through my trials and blessed my life forever. I am committed to try every day to be a little better and I love being a wife, mother and grandmother. I cannot imagine my life without my testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, it is simply who I am and who I strive each day to be, a faithful Daughter of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family where my parents were members of the Mormon faith, but never practiced the religion, or any religious beliefs. I will never forget however on one particular occasion when 2 men came over and visited with us, they called themselves "home teachers". At the end of the lesson, they asked my parents if we could pray together? I had a warm feeling in my heart and I knew that what they were teaching mattered. I now understand that the feeling in my heart was the Holy Ghost testifying to me. I spent the next 9 years of my life searching for that "feeling in my heart". When I attended the Mormon church service at the age of 14, I was immediately greeted with many handshakes and warm smiles. The missionaries started teaching me about the gospel and as I read the Book of Mormon, I felt a peace come over me and my testimony began to grow. My Great Grandmother died while I was taking the missionary discussions and when they taught me about eternal families and how I would be with my Great Grandmother again, I felt the spirit testify of the truthfulness of the teachings. I would come to need that testimony many other times in my life when my brother and husband passed away. I know that our lives do not end here on earth, this is only a small part of our eternal lives. I also have a great love for the prophet Joseph Smith because I could relate to a 14 year old searching for truth. I am grateful for the Book of Mormon which I know to be a second witness of Jesus Christ's ministry along with the Holy Bible. I love my Savior and know that his atonement is for you and me and that through his pain and suffering and our good works while on earth, we will be permitted to live with Him again someday and be with the Father and our families forever.

How I live my faith

I try each day to live my faith and thank goodness for the atonement because I make more mistakes than I care to mention, but the important thing is that each day I try! Every morning before my husband leaves for work, we have a prayer together to get our day started with Heavenly Father thanking Him for all that we are blessed with and asking for the opportunity to serve someone in need. Most days I serve my husband and children and I know that there is no greater work that I can do for Him in this life. My family is my first priority and there is never a dull moment in our home. I am blessed! I try each day to lift my family and serve them in a manner that pleases God. I encourage them, love them, nurture them and every monday we gather together and teach gospel principles in Family Home Evening. We attend church regularly and study the scriptures daily as a family. I also visit and teach once a month to two women and I love the opportunity to serve others. We are the hands for God on the earth and I take that responsibility seriously. I try to attend the temple and do geneology so that my family members who have passed away can have the same blessings that I have through temple work for the dead. I am by no means perfect or anywhere near, but I am so grateful each day to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and hope that I am living a life that pleases God because when all is said and done, nothing else matters.