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Hi I'm Sharon

I grew up in Arizona. Enjoy spending time with my husband and four children. Enjoy playing the piano. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I met my husband in high school. We married while in college. We both play the piano and enjoy playing piano duets. I also enjoy assisting our oldest son teach piano lessons in our home. We have four children- three boys and a girl. Currently, I am taking online classes to finsh my bachelor's degree. Recently, health challenges have dimished my ability to walk. At times, I rely on my family to help me with my mobility. This has been a great test and trial for us. Knowing that this life is a test and was not meant to be easy has sustained me in my difficult days.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that was active in the LDS church. As a child, I have vivid memories of sitting in the chapel and feeling so strongly that what I heard and felt was true. I continue to feel these affirming feelings as I attend church meetings with my husband and children. I feel great peace knowing that Heavenly Father is aware of me and has a plan for me in this life. I know that problems and trials often don't go away, but we are given the strength necessary to face them. This strength often comes from our famiies, or those around us. Our ward family also assists us as needed. Recently, when we moved into our current home, we had 40 young men and their adult leaders help us unload boxes and furniture. This was an emotional experience for me, as we were so appreciative of the help. A few days later a dozen ladies from church came over and helped me unpack boxes and set up our kitchen. The knowledge of the gospel has been a great comfort to me the last few years especially. My difficulty walking has made me appreciate the teachings of the church more than ever before. Knowing that I am sealed to my husband and children, which means that if we live a good, faithful life we can be together in the next life forever, is comforting. My prognosis is unknown, but I take hope in knowing that one day I will have a resurrected body free of injury or disease that will be able to move about effortlessly and freely. I also have a greater love for the Savior and the Atonement. When I feel frustrated with my difficult walking, I know that Jesus Christ is aware of me and knows what I am going through. This knowledge gives me hope that there are better days ahead.

How I live my faith

With my limited mobility, I am pleased that the Bishop was mindful of what I can and can not do and yet still calls me to help in the church. I have the priveledge of sewing baby gifts for the new babies that are born in our ward. I enjoy delivering these gifts and visiting the mothers. It is always special to see the new babies. I also am a Visiting Teacher in my ward, and that means that along with another lady in the ward we are assigned to visit two ladies in the ward monthly. We deliver a gospel message and visit with them and see if she needs anything for herself or her family. This is really a good way to get to know members of the ward.