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Hi I'm Diana

I am a mother of 2 boys and I live in Queensland. I teach children music, I love life and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music. If I didn't have music in my life, I think it would be like saying "don't breathe". Family is also important to me, both external and immediate. I currently work as a music educator for children birth - 7 years and mentor new teachers all over the world. I love art, but consider myself a beginner and love to do graphite drawings. I am a mother of 2 boys.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into a family that were already members of the church, the time came when I had to find out for myself if I really wanted to be a Mormon. I questioned that within my own life and am glad to say that I love being a Mormon. I love the family values that it teaches. I love the support every person can feel and that I know that regardless of the troubles and challenges in my life, I have a loving Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ who help me through those difficulties. Living the gospel of Jesus Christ fills my life with joy. It doesn't mean things are always easy, in fact, there have been some significant challenges in my life, but there is a peace and a joy that I can find in the teachings of the church. It has given me confidence to be me, to live a life that matters and to help others. It has taught my children how to be caring, kind individuals who love people and who can look on the bright side of life. It makes me happy!

How I live my faith

I am currently in charge of looking after the women (18+) in our church where I attend. That means I have others to help me and we ensure that they are cared for, looked after and supported. I have had many opportunities to serve in the church and this helps me to live my faith. I love giving back to a community that gives so much to me. I love knowing that I am helping in some small part to contribute to a group of people who have the same values as me, who want to be happy and live a productive, wholesome life. I also organise events for the women so we can learn new skills, to make us better mothers or grandmothers. We can get together, have fun together, talk, eat and chat with each other. We can learn to sew, budget more effectively, cook, quilt, and also learn more about our Heavenly Father and our older brother Jesus Christ. We support each other in times of joy and hardship.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Diana
This is a common question I think that many people ask. They may want to know if there is a God and how can we get to know Him? I have found through my life that prayer has been of huge importance to me. I know that I can go at any time and speak with a loving Heavenly Father who listens to me. It was through prayer that I first knew, really knew that He was there. I knew that God lived but I wanted more, I wanted to know who He was and to have a personal relationship with Him. Prayer is something that we can use to talk to Him regularly. At first you may feel as if you are just praying to "something" but the more you converse and the more you get to know Him, the more you will feel like you are in conversation. Ask Him for reassurance and love. Ask Him to know if the things you are doing are right. In James 1:5 it tells us that if we lack wisdom, let him ask of God. He loves us and wants us to have knowledge of the truth but we must ask. He will answer us! The scriptures are a great source of getting to know our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ more. I love reading the scriptures and studying them, thinking about them, wondering about the people of those times. Many of them had the same problems that we have and we can gain strength from them and get to know God more intimately. We need also to obey His commandments because as we do that, we become closer to Him and more able to hear his answers. Before long our belief become a sure knowledge. Show more Show less