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Hi I'm Pam

I am a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. I grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an only child. I spent most of my childhood with my grandparents. I am married to a wonderful man and we are the parents of 11 children, 10 living. I am interested in gardening, sewing, reading, singing (I sang in a community women's chorus for 29 years), crafting, scrapbooking, making jewelery, and having fun with my family. I don't really enjoy the work of being a homemaker, but love to see the end result after good hard work (cleaning, cooking, canning produce from the garden). We moved to a larger home so that our children and grandchildren would feel comfortable when they visit us. I love to go to our grandchildren's activities, such as soccer, volley ball, swimming, dance recitals, concerts, etc. I also enjoy traveling by car with my husband and friends/family to U.S. places that are new to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I have many ancestors who were actively involved in the establishment of the Mormon church. Many traveled in covered wagons to Utah and settled the area. I feel this heritage to be very instrumental in my having been raised as a Mormon. Although I grew up in the church, I have been fortunate to gain my own testimony of the truthfulness of this Gospel. I am so grateful for Heavenly Father's wonderful Plan of Salvation. I feel so much love for him as he guides and directs us toward living with him in the eternities. I am truly grateful for His son, Jesus Christ, and His atoning sacrifice that has given us all the opportunity to repent of our mistakes and sins and be clean again. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God, that he was an instrument in the hands of the Lord in bringing about the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ as it existed when He was living on Earth, and that he translated the Book of Mormon through the direction and power of the Lord. I am thankful for a living prophet today, Thomas S. Monson, to guide and direct us in these latter days.

How I live my faith

I have the privilege of being an ordinance worker in the Mormon temple in our area. This is a warm, peaceful experience of service to others, and I look forward to it every week. I also work with people who are suffering from addictions and feel very humble to be able to partake of their sweet spirits as they try to overcome their problems. I visit 5 ladies in our area each month (or more) and have really enjoyed getting to know them better. My husband and I also visit other couples and try to encourage them in living the gospel and being self-sufficient, both temporally and spiritually. I enjoy singing in the Choir and using the talent that Heavenly Father has given me to sing praises of Him and His Son, Jesus Christ. Sometimes I have the opportunity to help teach small children during church. My husband and I are now serving in our third church mission and love to serve others and the Lord through these assignments.