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Hi I'm Ruth

I'm a Mormon. I'm a wife, mother and grandmother. Recently I retired after teaching English, speech and drama 30 years.

About Me

Hello. I'm a Mormon wife of 42 years, mother of two and grandmother of seven. A couple of years ago I retired after teaching ten years at the elementary level and twenty years at the high school level. I taught English, speech and drama and loved working with kids of all ages. My favorite hobby is reading anything I can get my hands on that is well-written. I also love to write, knit, sew and teach--anything and everything. My most favorite activity is being with my children and grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a life-long Mormon with my heritage dating back to the Mormon pioneers. However, my own conversion came while in college. I love knowing that there is a God in heaven whom I know is my Heavenly Father. I also know without a doubt that Jesus is the Christ and he atoned for our sins. My family can be together forever if we do all we can in this life to perfect ourselves. One of my favorite scriptures is, "Faith without works is dead." We need to do all we can to live our best life and leave the rest of it up to the Lord.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying each day to be the best person I can be. I cannot start each day without praying to my Heavenly Father and then reporting to Him each night. I also rely on Him throughout the day because I know I can't do anything of worth alone. Throughout my life I have worked with youth by teaching an early-morning religion class. I have also taught in our church's youth organizations for both the young people and adolescents. I love working with music and teaching children about their Heavenly Father and their Older Brother with the power of music. I am presently working with the women of the church and I love them dearly. Everyone, no matter what their age, needs to know they are people of worth and their Heavenly Father loves them. Each of us is a child of God and He cares about what happens in our lives. I also have the opportunity to serve in our church's temple. This helps us be more aware of people on the other side who didn't have a chance for religion while they were alive. These people are just as important to Heavenly Father as the ones who are living now. They too can progress through the atonement of Jesus Christ and the work done in the temple.