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Hi I'm Nedra Cox

I'm a wife, a business owner, an aunt of three great nephews and a niece, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up with parents who were great examples of love and service and a younger sister who I have loved and admired her whole life. Growing up we had horses and cattle and competed in Rodeos. Much of what I believe and live today came from lessons learned from the examples of my family and our hard working agricultural lifestyle. I have parents who instilled in me strong values and work ethic as well as a positive outlook on life. After being single for a very long time I am now married to the man of my dreams and my very best friend. We live in Colorado where my husband is finishing his Master's degree and making a career change. We also own a Health and Wellness clinic that I operate. We love the outdoors and and spend as much of our time hiking and skiing as we can. My favorite thing in the whole world is to spend time with my three great nephews and my sweet little niece. Although they all live a good distance from colorado my husband and I try to see them as often as we can. We also hope to have a family of our someday soon!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was baptized at age 12 it took me a while to gain my own testimony and fully embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I was 23 years old when I was invited to attend an institute of religion class and reluctantly attended. In our studies of Church History I was astonished by the faith of those who had sacrificed so much to be able to live their faith. As I studied their lives and commitment I determined to find out for myself if the Book of Mormon was true. I began reading and sincerely asking God to help me know if these things were true. One afternoon while reading in my back yard I began to feel something so strong and the words came into my mind, that in order to have my questions answered I must move forward with faith. From that moment I knew that I had to live my life according to the principles of The Gospel. I began attending church and continued my study of the scriptures and as I did my testimony was developed and strengthened until I had an unwavering faith in Jesus Christ and His Gospel. I continue to live these principles because I can look back and see how it has changed my life and how different my life would be without the Gospel. I desire to continue to grow and learn and draw closer to my Heavenly Father each day as I try my best. I know that my Savior lives and He loves me and that The Church of Jesus Christ is His restored church on the earth today. I love Him and that is why I strive to live His Gospel... that is why I'm a Mormon .

How I live my faith

My faith permeates everything I do. Whether in the operation of my business, my community service or my church service, I try to always act in a way that represents my faith. I love serving in the community in both service organizations and political organizations. I try to participate in things I am passionate about and areas where I can to make a difference. I also love serving in my church and have committed several hours a week to organizing enriching activities for the women of our church. As well as trying to keep track of those who may be ill or in need of help in some way. I love to interact with the woman of the church. They are incredible and help me to be a better person. I have a couple of sisters who visit me once a month and share a spiritual message. They always uplift and inspire me! I love these woman and the examples they are to me of our Savior's love in action. I too try to do this same thing for several woman and they do the same for several other woman. This type of service is perpetual and almost addicting when you get started. It generates a sisterhood among our members that is strong and sincere. It helps each of us feel like we are truly a part of God's family!

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Nedra Cox
Yes! Isn't it great? This is one of the doctrines of The Gospel of Jesus Christ that brings me the most joy! Inevitably we will all lose someone in this life who is dear to us and from whom we do not want to be separated forever. It is so comforting to think that no matter what tragedy or sorrow or natural effects of this life occur we can still be with our families in the next life. And that this life is only a short stint compared to the eternal nature of the life to come. I love my husband and all my other family members very much and it brings me so much peace to know that through the atonement of Jesus Christ we can be together for eternity. Show more Show less