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Hi I'm Pam

I'm a "Navy brat" who grew up on both coasts of the U.S. I've been a nanny and a teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Before I was married, I worked taking care of children and teaching children. I'm an "older" mom. My four daughters were born between the time I was 34 and 44. My youngest is just about to enter first grade and I am preparing to re-enter the work force as a substitute teacher. I love to read and belong to a wonderful book group. I like playing games with my girls and taking nature walks with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be introduced to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when I was ten years old. My teenaged sister was introduced to the Church by a friend, and she took me to Church. The very first time I entered an LDS chapel, I felt completely at home. I found it to be much more friendly and comfortable than the dimly lit, slightly intimidating Protestant chapels in which my mother occasionally took me to worship. When the missionaries gave me the pamphlet of the Joseph Smith story, I never had any doubt that it was true. I was baptized at age eleven, and as I progressed through my junior high and high school years, I was very aware of the challenges and problems that my non-Mormon friends were having and I have always been grateful that the gospel and the Church gave me guidance and direction to avoid many of the biggest pitfalls in life. I know that the Church has blessed me both spiritually and temporally. One of the greatest blessings to me is knowing that my sweet children, for whom I waited so many years, will be able to be with me throughout eternity.

How I live my faith

In the nearly forty years since I have become a member of the Church, I have learned and grown so much through the opportunities I have had to serve. I had the privilege of serving as a missionary in Belgium and France. I have served as a leader in our children's organization and our women's organization. For several years I taught the adult scripture study class, which helped me gain a stronger witness of the word of the Lord.