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Hi I'm Pam

I grew up in the potato capital of the world - Idaho. My favorite thing to do is send time with my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the lucky Mom of seven children - six sons and one daughter; and I'm married to a terrific man! Did I mention I'm lucky? I've spent thousands of hours of my life sitting on bleachers, watching these children as they've participated in various sports. That was my favorite thing to do as they were growing up! I now find myself in the empty nester stage of my life and to be honest, it's been quite a challenge for me. But I've been blessed with 9 beautiful grandchildren who all live close, and I get to spend a lot of time with them. I also have many friends I enjoy being with - especially when lunch is involved! I love to laugh! Nothing makes me happier than a good laugh! I enjoy travelling and seeing new places. I also love reading, walking, camping, hiking, and appreciating the beauty of nature here in Colorado.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member of the Mormon church my entire life, and feel like all that I have of any value are those things which have come about as a result of my following the teachings of Jesus Christ. Even though I am a lifelong member of the LDS church, my commitment and knowledge of the truthfulness of the gospel has grown as I've grown older. One thing that has always interested me, is the fact that the Book of Mormon is so controversial throughout the world. I've often wondered if I wasn't a member of the church, what would I think about that book and could I accept the fact that it is true scripture? A few years ago as I was reading the last few chapters of the book, I had such a wonderful, warm feeling come over me. The thought came into my mind that if Joseph Smith was an impostor and a liar, and in fact did fabricate the book like so many people in the world claim, that would make him an evil person. My immediate next thought was that no evil, dishonest person acting under the influence of Satan, would write a book such as the Book of Mormon, which talks so much of Christ, and encourages us how to become more like Him. I love the teachings of the Book of Mormon, the principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and the love and support I receive as I try to become more like my Savior. My life is blessed as I adhere to the standards and principles which are taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have a firm belief that I will be with my family after this life, and for all eternity. That brings me much peace and joy.

How I live my faith

I have strived to teach my children from the time they were little, to be kind and Christlike to others. I love that one of the main things we are taught in the Mormon church is to love others, and consider them our brothers and sisters. After all, we do have the same Father in Heaven. I've had the opportunity to spend much time with the teenagers in our church. I've tried to teach them principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ which will help them as they go through difficult times in their lives. The main thing I've tried to impress upon their minds is that they are a child of God, and that He knows them and is aware of them and their circumstances. With that knowledge they can handle anything. I've also been blessed to participate in the women's organization of the Church. Charity Never Faileth is our motto. I've tried to live that motto by following in the Savior's footsteps and sharing His love with others. Like everyone, my life has been filled with many trials and challenges. I'm so grateful that I've had the teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to rely on. My burdens have been lightened as I remember that the Savior has atoned for my sins, and has also promised to be with me and help carry my load. Scripture study and prayer helps me feel Him near, and reminds me of how much He loves me.