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Hi I'm Shauna

I was born into the church and am raising four children and teaching them about the gospel. I feel so blessed, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised in the church and grew up very active. I decided to attend Brigham Young University. During my junior year, my mother had a brain anyurism and passed away. I was only 21 years old and the youngest of five children. It was a very difficult time for my family, but we found great comfort in the knowledge we have of the Gospel and the Plan of Salvation. We all knew that we were sealed as a family and that we would see our sweet mother again. A year later I received my bachelor's degree and met my husband. We have four beautiful children and have been married 11 years. Together we have experienced trials. I was pregnant with twins started having pre-term labor at 25 weeks. I started getting a lot of headaches and then I developed vertigo. The doctors thought the symptoms were related to my pregnancy. After having the twins at 34 weeks and 5 days, we hoped my symptoms would go away. Unfortunately,3 days later we found out that I had a brain tumor. Through a lot of prayer and miracles, I was able to get the best surgeon for my type of tumor and had surgery just 2 days later. The doctor said that I was very close to hemoraging and was very lucky to be alive. I knew that I was very BLESSED to be alive. I had so many Priesthood blessings and knew that I would make it through surgery and be able to raise my children. I am still healthy six years and one more baby later. I feel so blessed to be part of this Gospel and grateful that I AM A MORMON!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and always knew it was the right thing to do. While I was in my teenage years, I started to develop my own testimony. I had great leaders and great experiences to help me recognize my testimony. I was always too nervous to bare my testimony in Sacrament meeting so I would bare it at Girl's Camp. I knew that I had a testimony and felt the spirit often. I attended Brigham Young University where I was lucky to associate with a lot of strong members of the church. I feel so blessed to be part of this wonderful Gospel and am no raising my children to hopefully be stalwart members some day.

How I live my faith

I serve with the nine year old girls in my ward. We do activities together that will strengthen their testimony, teach them life skills, and help them gain new talents. I love working with them and being around their upbeat personalities. I also visit teach two sisters in the ward. I have loved visiting them each month and talking about the Gospel and about their life. We share stories, laugh, and sometimes cry. I have grown to love these sisters.