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Hi I'm Lisa

I'm a Mormon and a busy, happy mother.

About Me

I am a 42 year old mother of 3 girls and 3 boys. I have been married for 23 years. I love to play volleyball and most sports. I climbed Mount Adams in 2010 with my 16 year old son. I love backpacking and we go on a mother/daughter backpacking trip every year. I became a certified welder in college, but have never used it. I have my associates degree, however, my work is in my home and for my family. I love to read books and especially adventure novels.

Why I am a Mormon

I want to live with God and Jesus Christ again, and I want to have a relationship with my husband and children beyond the grave. That is the main reason I am a Mormon. The church teaches us how this is possible. I also love following the teachings of Jesus Christ, and have come to believe, that when we follow Him we are happier. All of his commandments are designed to bring us happiness and joy.

How I live my faith

I spend time each month visiting other members in their homes and teaching them ways they can increase spiritually and ways they can strengthen their homes and families. I also plan a class every 6 weeks about being prepared. we learn about water storage, 3 month food storage, meal planning, making emergency kits, making solar cooking ovens and many other topics. Many times the women will suggest things that they are interested in learning about and then we will have a class about it.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

I believe God expects us to do all that we can before he steps in to help us. I also believe, that he wants good things for us. Bad events or hard times are going to happen in this life, and If we are prepared, we have no need to be fearful. He wants us to prepare for hard times or bad events, so that we can take care of our selves and our families and those in our community that need us. Show more Show less