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Hi I'm Leanna

I'm a mom, and a wife. I play the piano a lot. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I are the parents of four children. They keep us busy with gymnastics, piano, scouts, and band. My college degree is in music, piano specifically, and I play a lot. I love to accompany more than playing solo, and my favorite thing so far is to accompany the musicals for a local children's theater company. I also play for the choirs at the middle and high school, and I teach piano lessons. I love to listen to classical music (to my children's dismay), but I listen to various kinds of other music, too. I love roses, and have a few growing in my yard. I also loves fountains and wind chimes.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel that being a Mormon is part of who I am, as opposed to something that I do. Living the principles and standards taught within Christ's Church are as much a part of me as the color of my hair. I have a strong testimony of the power of prayer. I have had too many prayers answered to not believe that my prayers are heard, and answered in a way that will be of the most benefit to me and my family. I can pray to Him in joy, and have that joy magnified. I can go to Him in sorrow, and be comforted. I can go to Him in frustration, and be led to find answers - sometimes quickly, and sometimes not - but answers still. I know that Heavenly Father loves me more than I can comprehend. He rejoices with me, sorrows with me, and is always urging me to keep going, to keep striving to be better than I am now. The gospel anchors my life. It helps me keep things in perspective, and keep my priorities in the right order. When I find myself becoming to caught up and overpowered by the cares of the world, I know that I have loosened my grasp on that gospel anchor. Luckily, I can always reel myself back in.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching. Along with my own children, I have had numerous opportunities within the church organization to teach other children of all ages, but more often teenagers. I want them to learn the joy that comes from living the principles of the gospel. I want them to understand the big picture, and how they fit in it. I live my faith by keeping my home a refuge. My home is a place where my family can feel loved, protected, and secure in the knowledge that they are loved - by their family members, and by their Heavenly Father. I live my faith by doing my best to always be a good example of Christlike living. Being kind to the people around me, helping others whenever I have the ability, and by living the commandments.