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Hi I'm Janet

I am a Mother, Sister, Grandmother,and Nurse. I live and work in Alaska. I go shopping in a Floatplane and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a nurse and I live and work with Alaska Native people. It is a wonderful experience! I am a Mother and Grandmother and have been a Foster Mother to over 30 children. I love hiking and exploring here in Alaska, boating, fishing, hunting and photography. I am back in college working on a Masters in Nursing after all these years and I enjoy music, art, science fiction and poetry. I enjoy writing books and assisting others to get published, my ten year old has just published two books; and I love my dogs.

Why I am a Mormon

I converted to the church this past year. It was a choice I had to make because the Holy Ghost blessed me and gave me the knowledge I needed to make my decision. About five years ago, our Heavenly Father sent me to Kotzebue Alaska and I met a friend, who was Mormon, and my neighbor across the hall was also Mormon. Both ladies meant so much to me, and I was inspired by the way they lived their lives and the happiness in their families. But I never showed much interest, but in time more and more friends were placed in my life, everywhere I went and they were all Mormon. But it was my 12 year old son who first asked me to read the Book of Mormon and help him to understand it. All things began to fall into place for me and my children, we began attending Church and the love of our congregation and from our Heavenly Father was showered upon all of us. The Heavenly Father had a plan for me, and my family and it took five years for it to come to pass, and everyday since I am greatful for the atonement. I was visited by two young missionaries, who taught my family, they never pressured me, but they did answer all my questions and shared their love of Jesus with me, during the next four months each of my family chose to be Baptised and to join the church. It has been the best decision of my life.

How I live my faith

Our family has grown happier and closer since our conversion, as is the plan of the Heavenly Father. We attend Church on Sundays, and read and do things together to offer praise and thanks. We pray each morning, at every meal, and before bed, it feels very good, and we love having the young Missionaries come to visit and teach us more about the Church at our home visits. Where once our house was fragmented and noisy we now all enjoy times of quiet and reflection and prayer and we spend more time as a family, laughing and sharing and helping others less fortunate. It is so great to have the kids remind me that it is time for prayer, or to see them reading the Bible and Book of Mormon instead of being tethered to the television or games, oh they still play the games but it is not their life anymore.