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Hi I'm Bethany

I'm a wife, a mother of two, a speech-language pathologist, a type-1 diabetic, a music teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time wife and mother to a son and a daughter, and a part-time speech-language pathologist and piano/violin teacher. I love participating in book club and hosting get-togethers for neighbors and friends. I have had type-1 diabetes for thirteen years. During that time I have been blessed to see many medical advancements and to give birth to two healthy children despite the risks involved. I love finding fun things for us to do as a family, including free museum days, hikes in state and national parks, trips to the ice cream shop, camping, and anything else that gives us some time together. During that blessed time known as "nap time," I love to practice the piano, run, read a good book, work on a sewing project, attempt a home decorating project, or maybe search for some new recipes that will even please the picky eaters at my house.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family and have attended church my entire life. Because I have seen the blessings of living a life centered around the Gospel, and I have chosen to continue living as a Mormon even as an adult. Understanding Heavenly Father's plan for us gives me perspective that has set the course for the way I live. Since I understand that my final goal is to live worthy to return to Him, it is easy to know what little decisions I should make daily that will lead me there. I love the peace and joy this knowledge brings to my life, and I recognize the Lord's hand in my life each day.

How I live my faith

Living my faith is a daily thing. Along with all the responsibilities of raising a family, running a home, and working part time, I take time to pray and read from the scriptures. We also pray together as a family and teach our children stories from the scriptures. As I go throughout my day, I find that I have multiple opportunities to live Gospel teachings in my interactions with my children and with those I encounter. Each week I help with the music at church by playing the organ during our worship services and accompanying the choir on the piano or organ. Every month I visit with several women in our congregation to assess their needs, give them a chance to visit, and share a gospel message with them.