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Hi I'm Lana

I'm a dramatic mom, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the live music capital of the world, a city where the arts flourished. I always knew someday I wanted a family, but thought first the stage was my destiny. Little did I know that a greater plan for me was in store and that life would truly be the greatest stage. So here I am--a daughter of God with the divine responsibilities of being a wife, mom of three little ones, daughter, sister, and friend. Right now I use my background in theatre to be dramatic in all of these roles! This brings more satisfaction and true happiness than any applause could ever give!

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up LDS, God was always an important part of my life, and even though church wasn't top priority, maintaining communication with Heavenly Father through prayer was. By 18 I knew things had to change. So I headed across the country for work and school where I finally developed a relationship with Deity that changed my life. Being immersed in a culture of church-going college students gave me the courage to learn the things I hadn't yet, or had forgotten. I realized that there were members my age that appreciated things I did and that didn't fit some stereotypical mold I had perceived existed. This is when my conversion began and where I met the love of my life. Many years and a few kids later, I continue to grow and guard my testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ because without it, my path and purpose in life would eventually become lost. The joy and peace I feel everyday is a direct result of my accepting and following Heavenly Father's plan for me.

How I live my faith

Church will always be part of my life--not a separate factor, but woven into everything I do. Whether I am serving the children of our congregation, volunteering with the PTSA, or helping with a community event, my faith influences every decision I make and every interaction I have with others. Getting to visit families from church to make sure their needs are being met or just to be a friend, provides fulfillment as I strive to follow the example of Christ. The life of an active LDS person is a busy one, and doesn't come without hardship or burdens, but the blessings I feel everyday remind me of why I do it.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

No one can make you believe. You have to find it out for yourself by reading the Book of Mormon, praying and asking with a sincere heart if the Gospel of Jesus Christ, as taught in the LDS church, is true. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

We believe that the whole reason we are on earth is to prove our worthiness to return to live with Heavenly Father and our families forever--that is eternal life. Show more Show less