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Hi I'm Dani

I'm a photographer. I'm a wife and mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Ohio as one of the only LDS members in my school. I had fun participating in gymnastics, soccer, and basketball. I also took piano lessons and still continue to play today. My dad passed away of brain cancer when I was 14. This was a really hard time in my life, especially once my family moved to Utah. I have 8 siblings (some step, half, and full). I earned my bachelors degree in Family & Human Development. I met my husband while we were in college, and we were sealed in the Temple over four years ago. We have one son who is the light of my life! I enjoy photography, and have been running my own photography business for four years. I also enjoy playing sports as well as crafting. I'm still a "student wife" while my husband attends grad school. We live away from all our family, but it is drawing us closer as our little family. More than anything, it has drawn us closer to the Lord!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the peace it brings me in my life. My dad passed away after a four year battle with brain cancer. I was fourteen years old at the time. Looking back on my life then, and even my day to day life now, I would not have been able to be at peace with my Heavenly Father if I didn't have the reassurance that I will see my dad again. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I believe and know that through the Plan of Salvation, I will not only see my dad again, but I will be with him for eternity. I know that because God loves me, He provided a way for me to return and live with Him and my family forever. Family is the most important thing on this earth to me. I love my family, and the peace I have knowing that I am sealed to my husband, my children, my parents, my brothers and sisters, brings me such joy and comfort. There have been so many times in my life where I have felt alone, afraid, scared. But being able to turn to my Savior and know that He has felt every feeling and knows exactly what I am in need of gives me the comfort to continue on in life so that I may fulfill my divine nature and purpose. I know this church is true. I know the Savior knows me and loves me. I have felt Him near me many times in my life. I know my Heavenly Father knows me by name, that I am truly his daughter. I know that I can be with my family for all eternity. I love this gospel of the peace it brings me. I know it is true.

How I live my faith

I recently moved into a new branch, and I am so excited to get to know the new branch members. I have been happy to help others in my branch by playing the piano, taking meals to those in need, and giving rides to elderly members. We enjoy having the missionaries for dinner, too. I am excited to receive a calling so that I may serve where the Lord needs me to!