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Hi I'm Sydnee

I married my husband in the temple, we have two adorable twin boys-I get to be with them for eternity. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I grew up on a small farm in Idaho cows, goats, pigs and a horse. That farm was a slice of heaven for a kid like me ditches to catch frogs in, haystacks to climb on, reading books in the treehouse, sledding behind a snowmachine through the empty fields during the winter, and watching the sun set in that big open country sky every night-I was one lucky kid. I have 3 brother's and three sister's I'm the second oldest in the family. I grew up on that farm being best friends with a boy across the hayfield that I had NO IDEA I would fall in love with and later marry. Someday I want to buy a big farmhouse out in the country with a few animals keyword, a FEW and give my kids the same kind of euphoric childhood I had. For now, I live on Whidbey Island up in Washington, which is actually quite the paradise itself just in a different way. My life pretty much revolves around trying to keep up with my 5 month old twin boys but it is so fun My mother always got to be at home with all of us, I really liked it, I'm delighted that I'm able to stay home with mine. Though I'll never be NEAR the exquisite cook, craft genius or seamstress she was, I am a stay-at-home-mom and I love it

Why I am a Mormon

I guess it's safe to say that I'm a member now because that's what my parents and all their family was I grew up being a member. As a kid there wasn't really a whole lot of choice in the matter, my parents attended church each Sunday with all of their children no If's, And's or But's. Now I am an adult and have a family of my own how do I sum up all the innumerable reasons why I choose to still be a member in this small writing space? It is impossible. The best I can do is say that everything good that has ever happened in my life has come from being a member of this church, and I wouldn't trade that for anything.

How I live my faith

For me, one of the ways I gauge how I'm living my religion is if I'm worthy to hold a temple recommend or not. This is important to me because those temples truly are the House of the Lord, Christ walks the hallways, it is where Heaven and Earth co-exist, I feel Gods presence and love so abundantly each time I go inside. Without a temple recommend I would not be able to go inside any of our temples. The inspiration I feel or the peace that is there cannot be mimicked anywhere else and I would not have been able to get through some of the things I've had happen in my life if I didn't have the ability to go inside the holy temple and receive that clarity. I was married in the Idaho Falls Temple 5 years ago to my sweetheart and through the power of the priesthood and the holy sealing power I get to be with my family for eternity if I continue to live worthily. This is so important to me. Members who hold a temple recommend live by certain guidlines, some of them for example: they pay a full tithing each year (10% of any income), they follow the Word of Wisdom (or "Code of Health"), they live the law of Chastity, they have a testimony of Jesus Christ and sustain all the leaders in the church. In order to maintain your temple recommend, an interview with your Bishop and then Stake President is required every 2 years (a Stake President presides over a collection of wards in an area, that group of wards is called a "Stake"). So in sum, how do I live my Faith? When I can sit in front of my Bishop and Stake President and honestly answer "yes" to each of the questions for that temple recommend I know I am living my religion.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Sydnee
Law of Chastity defined by Sydnee No particiapation whatsoever in sexual relations outside marriage or pornography married or not, pornography is NEVER acceptable. Show more Show less