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Hi I'm Blair.

I'm a single mom, a health activist, a music lover, a blogger... oh, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a single mom of two children who are my everything. I am a chiropractic assistant, a blogger, a health activist, a nature nut, an avid self help book reader... oh and I love to make people laugh! I love to dance in the rain, doodle, and explore new languages and cultures. It's a rare thing to find me focused on one specific thing - as my mind seems to have a multi-tasking preference!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Episcopal church. It was something my father never really had any interest in as long as I can remember - but my mom would truck us 3 rambunctious kids every week with her, by herself. When I was in 8th grade I was preparing for confirmation in my church, as had my older brother and sister done prior. I was online one day, when in a chat program a boy instant messaged me and we began to discuss my beliefs - where he really helped me question and help ponder thoughts for myself. I like to say that Heavenly Father found me at 13 - but it was really me who was beginning to find him; as I now know, my father in Heaven has always known and cared for me. Through high school and college I had several experiences with different faiths, but somehow my mind always went back to the LDS church. It was something I would try to disprove to myself, because I selfishly did not want to believe. After 8 years of studying, praying, meeting with missionaries, studying other faiths, etc - I joined my Heavenly Father's church. When I found out I had cancer, I was devastated. I had just recently separated from my ex husband of 7 years, and I felt so alone. The missionaries had called me to see if they could come by and teach a lesson - even though they knew I had a ridiculous work schedule so could never commit to lessons except on Fridays (and this was a Wednesday afternoon). I felt so hopeless and distraught - the last thing I wanted to do was to meet with them, but something in me said yes. When they came over, they began to teach me a lesson hope - and my heart skipped a beat, knowing that their message was directly from Heavenly Father as a reminder of his love for me. Even more amazing, was how they then shared a Mormon message video on the church website - about a girl who had cancer. I had not told anyone of my diagnosis - but I knew right then and there, these two young men were inspired by our father in Heaven, who was aware of me, individually!

How I live my faith

I was recently called to ward historian - which means I keep track of any important changes in our local meeting house (births, deaths, marriages, baptisms, etc) to provide to the church headquarters. I also keep a missionary binder that I have each missionary that serves in our community briefly fill out a bit about them self, where they are from, a photo, and a fair-well mission when they leave our area - so new missionaries called to our area can learn about other missionaries who have served here. I also am a visiting teacher - which really is so much fun I forget it's a calling! Every day, no matter if I wake up on time, or am running extremely late - I begin and end my day with prayer and scripture study. Sometime's I only get enough time to read a few small verses, but by doing such diligently - I have been greatly blessed. I am trying to set forth the example, so that my children will see that prayer and scripture study are a blessing not just something I make them do.

What is being a Mormon like?

Blair.
Being a Mormon is hands down, simply stated, amazing! Having faith in the scriptures and the atonement, and knowing the truthfulness of our church and gospel has provided so many blessings in my life. Show more Show less