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Hi I'm Amelia

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently married and moved to Houston where my husband is working as a middle school reading teacher. I am a speech-language pathology assistant working in pediatric speech therapy. I love working with children and learning from them. Kids are so smart! I love to read, I think I have read at least 20 books in the last 6 months! That's what happens when you marry a reading teacher! I love to draw and paint, but I'm much better at drawing than painting. I love music because of the power it has to move my soul. But, above all, I love my husband and we are expecting our first child next year! We are so excited to start our little family!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I love God and I know He expects certain things of me in this life. He expects me to follow the example of Jesus Christ so that I can be truly happy in this life and return and live with Him after I die. The "Mormon" church or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gives me access to all the tools I need to accomplish what God expects of me in this life. I find peace in the knowledge that I am a loved child of God and that I can accomplish anything and everything I need to do through His help.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by maintaining a close relationship with God through studying the teachings of His prophets, through prayer, through learning from others and teaching others, through both receiving and giving service, and through attending church worship services. My husband and I have a special opportunity to serve people in our area by teaching them about the fundamentals of family history indexing. There are many people in the world who would love to learn more about their family history but it is difficult to access the records and information to get started. Indexers enter genealogical information from census records, birth certificates and other documents into an online database, thereby making that information accessible to the public. This work is so important because, as Latter-day Saints, we believe that families can be eternal through ordinances performed in temples. This applies for both our families now and those who have come before us. Researching about our ancestors helps us to unite with them eternally.