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Hi I'm Polly

I'm a military wife, I'm a mother of 5, I'm a fitness instructor, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a military wife, a mother of 5, and a fitness instructor. I have a bachelor's degree in exercise science, I started my own business, and I love being creative. I have lived in 10 states so far! I like to listen to really loud music by myself in the car. I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Geographic stability is not something I have experienced in my life. I grew up in an LDS home as the oldest of 4 kids, and we moved A LOT! I was taught to read the scriptures, pray, attend my church meetings, and to try to do the things I learn there. Throughout my childhood and teenage years, I knew that I was a child of God. By the time I graduated from high school I had attended 11 schools in 4 states. Unfortunately, my parents divorced when I was in junior high. The divorce created many challenges and heartaches, but my testimony of our Savior Jesus Christ and activity in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints strengthened me. I was comforted by what I learned through personal scripture study and at church meetings. My testimony ofwho Jesus Christ is and what He did for all of us helped me through my teenage years. I found that the more I followed the Savior and the teachings of His modern-day prophets, the happier my life became. I am a member of this church because it brings me comfort, purpose, wisdom, strength, and joy. My life is better because of the blessings of living the gospel and knowing God has a plan for me.

How I live my faith

My faith finds its way into every part of my life. I try to read scripture every day because I am a better mom, wife, friend, person when I do. We read scriptures with our kids every morning at breakfast and pray together before we start our day. My husband and I pray together. We attend church as a family every week. We talk to our kids about the Savior and about how He lived and how we can be more like him. We have one night a week where we gather our family together, sing, pray, organize ourselves, teach and testify about the gospel, and eat yummy treats. I serve in whatever capacity is asked of me at church, whether it's leading an organization or subbing in the nursery on Sunday. I look for ways to reach out to others. I want to live up to the blessings that I have received through my membership in this church, and I try to be the best I can for the people around me.