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Hi I'm Gayle

I am a mother, grandmother and a retired CPA. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of six children who are all grown and married, and I have 19 grandchildren. Even though I am retired, I still work part time in my field of governmental accounting. I like to read, sew, listen to music, and travel. There is so much I still want to do in this life. I have goals of learning to play more than chopsticks on the piano, I want to learn Spanish, I want to make a quilt, and I want to travel to all 50 states in the United States. I do get to travel a little to see all my grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was converted to the gospel when I was nineteen. I grew up in a Methodist family and church was an important part of our life. When I was introduced to the church, I read the Book of Mormon and recognized it as another set of scriptures like the Bible, and came to have a testimony of Joseph Smith as a prophet of God. When the missionaries taught me the lesson about the Godhead, I knew instantly that it was the truth because I had always felt something was lacking in the concept of the Trinity. I feel family is very important, and the gospel provides a way for us to be with our families forever. Most important, I am a Mormon because I know that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the path that leads to happiness.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be more like Jesus every day. I try to emulate His example in my dealings with other people, I read the scriptures and pray every day to know God’s plan for me, and what He would have me do. I try every day to do a kind deed for another person, and to serve others whenever I can. I attend church every week and the temple several times a month. I have just moved into a new ward, so the only job I have so far is visiting two ladies once a month with a partner, but I am looking forward to serving my ward family in any way I can.