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Hi I'm Crystal

Mom of 2 young boys and loving wife to wonderful husband. I converted to the church in 2005. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My hobbies and interests include spending time with family, being involved in sports, and learning. I am a mother of 2 young boys, whom I love more than anything. I have a great husband who supports me in everything. I love soccer, and currently play on a co-ed team. I am a college grad with a BA in English - Liberal Arts. I also love history!

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel found me right after my 21st birthday. I began dating my husband, who was raised LDS, and his mother called the missionaries over to teach me. I had not been raised in a religious family (at all), so it was all fairly new to me. All I knew before the discussions, was that I believed, or more so hoped, there was a God and heaven. I decided to join the church because the spirit was so strong within in me and around me as I learned about the church, and inquired of the Lord if it was true. I loved all that the church was about; family, service, love, eternal blessing, etc. I felt what was missing in my life and within myself had been filled in by what I learned and continue to learn within this church. I was baptized in 2005 and am so HAPPY with the choice I made. Though some of my family may have had a hard time understanding my decision to be baptised since they really knew nothing about the LDS church, I think they have come to respect my decision and have seen all the good that has come from it. I am proud to be Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to be as involved with church activities as possible: I attend church regularly; participate and volunteer in the discussions during the church meetings; I do all I can for my calling as secretary in Relief Society; I share my story of conversion with others. I also do what I can within my own household: read scriptures individually and also as a famliy; have family prayer; keep the sabbath day holy. I am not perfect and neither is my family. I have not done all of these things all of the time. I did not write "family home evening" on here, because that is something my family and I need to work on doing more often. Same with bearing my testimony; I probably do that every 4-5 months, but I can do that more often. This all takes work. As I was told, this church is not a church for the perfect; it is a church for the trying. And I know my faith and testimony continues to grow as I work on all of these things and more.