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Hi I'm Leslie

I am a convert to the church. I am a teacher and a mother of five and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy making a beautiful home for my family, reading and playing with my children and taking walks with my husband. I love getting frozen yogurt late at night with my teenage daughter and having "girl" talk. I love watching my boys develop into young gentlemen. I try to remember every day that it is the small stuff I do that will make the biggest impression on my children. Welcoming them home from school with a plate of warm cookies, dancing in the rain with them, listening while they share their day with me, encouraging them to not give up when things get tough, bedtime stories and cuddles, teaching them to read and how to ride a bike. These acts I do now will be their memories and my legacy of my love for them.

Why I am a Mormon

After the birth of my first child, I had this incredible desire to surround this new little life with everything that was beautiful and good and true. My husband and I felt so blessed to have our daughter but there was still something missing from our lives and so when the missionaries from the Mormon church knocked on our door we invited them in and listened to their message. It has been sixteen years and 4 children later since we made the decision to join the LDS church and it was definitely the right decision for us. Being a member of the Mormon church has made our family stronger, brought us closer together and has brought joy and peace into our lives.

How I live my faith

No one in the Mormon church gets paid to teach, oversee a congregation or otherwise serve in any way. I LOVE that! It is a church where every member gets the chance to serve one another out of love for each other. I lead a youth program ( girls ages 12 to17) in our church. There are 3 other women that help lead this organization and they have become some of my very good friends. We teach the girls that it is okay to live a life with moral standards. We encourage them to gain an education to develop their talents.