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Hi I'm Annette

I am a mother of five and work full time. I love to ride a bike and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My favorite time of the day is morning. There is nothing better than watching the sun come over the horizon. So you can find me walking or jogging early in the morning when all is peacful. The past few years I was introduced to riding bikes as a hobby. I love getting up and taking my bike on a long ride. I find I look at the world differently as I go up and down bike trails and roads along my way. Viewing the world like this allows me to ponder on what really matters the most to me...to my family. One of the other great things I love about riding is that no matter who you pass on that road or path, people greet you with a "hello" or a" good morning" and you greet them. You don't find that as you are walking down a busy street on your way to work or to a movie. We are in too big of a hurry to really see the people that pass us. I also love to cook, and when I say cook...I mean I love to cook for large amounts of people. It seems that in my head I am able to calculate the exact amount of food to feed large groups. My favorite part about the cooking is displaying it for people to eat. I believe appearance and taste are the key items to any ones stomaches. It makes me feel so good when others enjoy my meals.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a decendant of the "Martin Handcart Company" and have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints since I was baptized when I was 8 years old. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and am very thankful to be a member of the Church. I remember to this day when I was truley converted to the gospel. Being raised a Mormon all my life it was very easy to take things for granted. Always doing what I was told to and never really having to rely on my own thoughts or actions. When I was about 16 or 17 I decided to read the Book of Mormon, and I mean really read it and find out if it was true. I had heard all the stories of " read it and you will know it's true". When your 17 you finally think okay I am going to do things for me...for me to know if it is right or wrong. As I read there was nothing that really stood out until I turned the page in 3 Nehpi 11. When the Savior appeared to the Nephites. My heart was so full, I started crying like a baby. It was like I was there with the Savior myself experiencing the whole scene. Never had I felt like that in my entire life. I knew right then it was true. That the Savior, Jesus Christ lived, That Jospeh Smith had transulated this wonderful book and that gospel had been restored to the earth for me...and for everyone. I had received my witness. Everyhing that I had been taught in my young 17 years was true. I was really living like I should be. I am a mormon because I want to be, I want to return someday and live with my Loving Father in Heaven. I am a mormon because my family is the most important thing to me in this world and life, I want to be with them forever. I will do all it takes to be with them.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living like the Savior did. I try every day to be best I can be. By being Honest, True, Chaste, and Kind to others I am following our Savior Jesus Christ. I am a very active member of the church. I love the opportunity to serve. I have had many callings in the church from teaching the small children primary songs to Organizing the entire stake for a Pioneer Trek. That is the great thing about serving, you are called to help others by using the gifts that you have been given. Somtimes you are even given callings that you don't know how to do, but some way you are blessed with the knowledge and know how to accomplish your calling. You are never left standing alone. The Lord always blesses those that give of their time and talents in building the Kingdom of God. " When you are in the service of your fellow man you are in the service of your God."