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Hi I'm Lindsey

I'm an adventurer, a wife & mother, a scuba diver, an aspiring gardener in the AZ desert, and Arbonne Consultant. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love dancing, traveling, cooking, going on creative dates with my husband and most of all being a mom! I am co-owner of Mighty Aphrodite, a company that puts on weekend Mother-Daughter adventure camps focused on strengthening mother-daughter bonds and also facilitates open conversation around puberty and sex. I grew up in Arizona, but after a very involved (student council, lots of sports, etc), but somewhat lonely high school experience (being one of the only people at my school that didn't drink, smoke or do drugs) I chose to attend a private college in Idaho and thrived in an environment with other LDS members! It was thrilling to be in a place that had tons of other people who wanted to live righteously. I not only excelled in my classes, but socially, spiritually and emotionally. I studied, but also snowboarded every week, went horseback riding often, dated a lot and enjoyed being on my own away from the big city and heat of Arizona. I then traveled to Israel where I studied the bible and lived in Jerusalem. My travel bug definitely grew while I lived there! I finished my degree at ASU and have worked in many fields using my degree since then. I traveled some more, worked for the Navy in the Middle East for a while then came back to Arizona. I married later in life and don't regret a thing! I think I am a better mother and wife because of what I have developed, experienced and learned up to this point in life.

Why I am a Mormon

Some people say that they are LDS because their parents were and that is all they know. Not me. I have wonderful parents who are great teachers, but they always let me develop and choose for myself what to believe. If I didn't want to go to church on Sunday, they never forced me. I had friends of other faiths and attended their congregations too. I developed a close relationship with Christ at a young age and He has been my brother, friend and guide throughout my life. I am so thankful for the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and the knowledge that the LDS church provides of the restored Priesthood on the earth. Our prophet is a true religious leader with direct authority from God. I follow his counsel and what the scriptures tell me and I am a happy person because of it. I have lived a life of peace and happiness through all its trials because of my Faith. I am so grateful to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My path has been one of self-discovery and still is. Everyday I learn a little more about my husband, my daughter, and myself! Eleanor Roosevelt said, "A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water" and I definitely see this in my own life. Living my faith has given me power reserves that I didn't realize were there until hard times required their test. I am a stronger person now because of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have had many trials and my path has not been easy, but through the turmoil and pain, peace and happiness prevails. I am confident with who I am and my relationship with my Savior helps me make correct choices that lead to more happiness. Its hard to be a mom and stay patient all the time. Studying my scriptures daily helps me to stay focused on raising my daughter thoughtfully and lovingly. On days when my faith waivers, I feel God's love and His guiding hand in my life. I still can't believe how blessed I am! I have had opportunities to serve in the church in different capacities during my life so far. I have been a gospel teacher, a young woman leader, a student, an activity planner and now I work with the little children at church. I am so lucky!