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Hi I'm Dr. Judy Smith

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints..a Mormon

About Me

I am a retired therapist and a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) and a Certified Risk Management Specialist. I have 33 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. I specialized in Family Therapy and found that the Mormon Church with the help of Heavenly Father were extremely helpful in knowing how to help people with problems. I worked with drugs and alcohol addiction and pornography addiction along with the family therapy. I was SO grateful for the wonderful education I received through the Church. I looked at many churches over the years and found that this church was the only one that has the complete answers to ALL the questions. I am SO grateful that I was able to raise my children in this Church. It has made all the difference. In my work as an Economic Developer I was extremely successful in creating jobs for people again due in part to the training and experience I received from this Church. I presently work with victims of identity theft and pray daily for guidance in finding those who need help with this heinous crime. In all of my efforts in helping people, I pray and ask our Heavenly Father, who knows each of us personally, for guidance and direction. I can't imagine my life without my Father in Heaven and His Church here upon the earth.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a "Mormon" because in looking at MANY other churches over many years I always seemed to find that there were so many questions that they couldn't answer. I found all the answers to my questions here. I also feel a spirit in this church that I have never felt anywhere else. I feel closer to our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ in this church than anywhere else on this planet. I also feel it is essential to know that there is still a living prophet on the earth to guide us through this life. I don't understand why the Lord wouldn't always provide prophets for us to follow. Who else will He speak to when He wants all of His children to get a message. When I was 10 years old I had an amazing spiritual experience which let me know that the Lord loves me and that He wants me to help build Zion and prepare the world for His second coming. At the time my parents were inactive in the church so I was forced to find rides to church activities, but I always did so. I LOVE THE LORD AND HIS SON JESUS CHRIST AND THE HOLY GHOST!! I want to spend my life serving them!!

How I live my faith

I spent much of my life raising honest and trustworthy children. I try to be a good example to my 34 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. I taught them to work and be productive citizens of our Country. I have many opportunities to serve in the community and am involved in many worthwhile activities assisting others less fortunate than myself. I try to always watch for opportunities to serve the Lord by serving His children. I have served in MANY church callings over the years including being Relief Society President three times and Counselor in the Stake RS Presidency. I also taught Seminary many times and Young Women President and am currently an ordinance worker in the Kansas City, MO temple. I served a 2 1/2 year mission with my husband at the Employment Resource Center in Independence, MO.