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Hi I'm Robin Olivia

I was raised as a Mormon in Colorado, & live in the Rockies west of Denver. My husband & have 10 grown children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My 4 sisters & I were raised in the Mormon religion. I have an identical twin sister. Our mother loved to sing,sew,garden & cook,& we girls do too. I sing with a local opera company & perform on stage. My husband & I are planning for a mission. I serve as a Relief Society president, Temple ordinance worker, Family History consultant,& volunteer at our local food bank. We love the outdoors and go hiking,biking,camping,backpacking,snowshoeing,sledding,& ice-skating. I have 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. I invite my grandchildren to share a week with me called 'Grammie's Days.' They have gone on train trips with me, road trips in a car, learned to sew on buttons and sew a straight line on a machine, cooked & learned to follow recipes, started & maintained campfires, explored mountainsides with old goldmines, memorized and sung 'old time' songs, and have participated in any activity or skill that I can figure out to occupy their time! Cell phones, electronic games and computers aren't allowed! I love being a sister, wife, aunt, grandma, and most of all a daughter of God!

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was eight years old. I had been taught since babyhood that the church was true. My parents recognized the truth and were converted before I was born, and wanted all their daughters to know it and have the blessings too. Not until I was in my 40's did I have a conviction of the truth of the Gospel. All my life I lived my religion and did all the things required of me. I knew it was right and good and wanted my children to have that advantage of a faithful home. One Fall morning as I sat in the dining room, a testimony burned in my bosom of the truthfulness of the Gospel when my son and I started to read the Book of Mormon together. I know the Gospel is TRUE. Joseph Smith did restore the Priesthood through the instruction and guidance from Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I started to learn of God at home and then in Primary, the children's organization of the church. I attended church every Sunday with my parents and sisters,and when I turned 12 began the Beehive's Young Women program. From my leaders I learned that I must make decisions at a young age to stay faithful and obedient if I were to be able to withstand the wiles of the world. I wanted to meet a good Mormon boy and marry in the Temple, and I did. I birthed seven children in the space of 11 years and taught them that the Gospel would help them have a happy life. I have served in the church in many ways. As president of the children's and women's organization, and as teacher too. I have taught the Young Men/Young Women in Sunday School classes, the youth program, the week day Seminary early morning instruction, as well as the Institute classes for college age students.. I have been a visiting teacher since I became a member of the Relief Society which is the women's auxillary of the church. Singing and acting is one of my fortes, and my children participated with me on many occasion for Road shows, stake musicals and choirs. The church is an integral part of my life and I try to be the best example of what I know is the truth. Service to others encompasses my life and in the Book of Mormon a scripture from Mosiah 2:17 says 'I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.'