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Hi I'm Crissy

I am a mother of 3. I spend my days trying to keep up with my kids. I'm a Physical Therapist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an avid runner. I love to run marathons and am interested in pursuing the triathalon. I am also a busy mother of 3 young children and at this point in time I am working IN the home. Before having children I worked as a Physical Therapist. I enjoy crafting and especially quilting and working with fabric. I love spending time with my family and with friends. There is never a dull moment in my day.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the LDS church. I come from a part-member family. My mother is a member and my father is not. I am so thankful that I chose to follow my mother's example and attend my church meetings throughout my growing-up years. My father was a great support to us, though, which made it an easier decision. I think I took it all for granted up until I left for college. That first semester away from home I really had to decide for myself if this was all true and worth all the work. I was on the cross country team and I sustained an injury that left me to decide if I could continue or not. I remember feeling pretty helpless and almost hopeless that my running "career" was over. It was during these difficult days that I truly felt the love of my Savior for me and was completely converted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I received a priesthood blessing that helped me make this important decision and I remember reading and praying and pondering over the scriptures more than I had previously done. I realized that these trials are for our own good and our spiritual progression through life. I never felt alone or forgotten. Looking back over my life before and since then, I can see that it is these "small" moments that have shaped my testimony into what it is today. I haven't had any HUGE miracle or SEEN the Lord God with my own eyes, but it is these little miracles and tender mercies that allow me to know without a doubt that my Savior lives. That He knows and loves me personally. That we have a prophet who leads and guides us under the direction of our Heavenly Father and the Savior Jesus Christ. That the family is an eternal unit and that we will live together after this life if we strive to do what is right and participate in critical ordinances. I know these things through the influence of the Holy Spirit. It has been a witness of truth to me countless times in my life. For these things I am so grateful.

How I live my faith

I am currently a ward missionary so my role is seeking out those who are yearning for the gospel as well as helping those who have left the church, for one reason or another, return to church activity. I, along with other ward missionaries, assist the full-time missionaries in any needs they may have with investigators or those who are less active. I also participate in the sunday school class for people new to or investigating the church. It is a class that discusses and studies the basic gospel principles. I am also a visiting teacher. This means that I go visit other women who I have been assigned to visit that live in my ward. I visit with them, leave a gospel message in their home, and assist them with any needs they may have. I pray for and with them. I mostly live my faith by being active in my church callings/assignments and then primarily by being an example of my Savior Jesus Christ to those around me. I think that being an example and sharing my faith-building experiences with others has been the most obvious way that I live my faith.