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Hi I'm Linda

I have lived all over the country. I am a wife, a mother of four and nine children call me "grandma". I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an empty nester mother that has spent my life modeling and nurturing our children to grow up as productive and charitable adults. I have worked part time outside the home as a substitute teacher and other various jobs, but being "home" for my children has always been a big priority for me. My interest include sewing, doing geneolgy, decorating and teaching. I love shopping with my daughters, having lunch with good friends, surprises and taking trips to see my grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a member of the Mormon Church. I was born into the church but gained my own testimony as a young girl at 14 years old. I had moved to a new town, felt very alone and had few friends. The wrong crowd approached me and clearly wanted me to be a part of them. I prayed fervently to ask for direction in my young life and received the compelling answer that I needed to be true to the principals I had been taught. I have been richly blessed for my obedience and the blessings have poured into my life continually. I believe in this church because it loves families. Our Savior loved families. My mother recently died of Alzheimers Disease. As sad as this was to watch my vibrant, beautiful mother lose her memory and forget her family, it was easier because I firmly know that I will see her again. Our Heavenly Father wants us to "come home" and this church offers us all a way to return home to him. I have a testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is true. I want to be with my family forever. This church makes this possible.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith every day. I teach a gospel lesson to our womens group on Sundays, and I work with other members of our church to research their ancestoral roots. I check on assigned women in our church and often am called upon to assist others who may need a meal, or a ride or just some cheer. Over the years, I have had many opportunities to work with and teach young women from age 12-18 and be an advisor to them. Many nights around a campfire or teaching a gospel lesson on Sunday to these young girls has lifted my spirits and brought me much joy. As I serve in the church it seems that I am the one that grows the most. What a wonderful concept. We learn to serve and help others and we are the one that is blessed. My family is blessed when I serve. What a perfect gospel!