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Hi I'm Lara

I love to ski, run, hike, bike, and travel. I teach Social Studies to wonderful kids. I love being an aunt, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a teacher in Colorado who loves to ski, run, bike, and hike. I am enjoying these years as a single woman...getting to know lots of wonderful people and having lots of wonderful adventures. I love the Gospel, and I feel so blessed to not only have great friends who share my beliefs, but to also be a missionary to my friends who don't!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS church, by parents who taught me the principles of the Gospel from day one. I feel so blessed to have been raised in such an environment, as this created a foundation for my testimony to grow on. I attended BYU-Idaho, where I grew in the Gospel, but it wasn't until I graduated, and went out into the work force, that I feel my testimony was truly put the the test. No longer was there someone telling me to go to church, or a school requiring my attendance. I now had to make that choice on my own. I pondered going on a different path...perhaps one that seemed easier. But, I chose to be an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I love feeling the Spirit, and learning about the Savior and His teachings. I love knowing of and being blessed with an eternal family. I know repentance and forgiveness are real and allow us to become closer to our Heavenly Father. I am a Mormon because what I believed as a child and young adult, I now know and can never deny.

How I live my faith

Besides my family, my faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the most important part of my life. I try everyday to be an example and to represent the Church in a positive way. My friends know my values, my morals, and my commitments and they honor and respect them...as I honor and respect theirs. I work with wonderful people who might not share my religious beliefs, but share similar values and moral beliefs. Often times, I am approached with questions concerning the Church. I want to be someone who is approachable, and easy to talk to about these questions. Everyday, I hope to not just believe the Church is true, but to live in a way that others can see that I know the Church is true.