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Hi I'm Becky.

I Love People.

About Me

I love people, so having 8 children has been a joy to me. They are my best friends and their successes are my successes. I have so much fun together with my kids and grand-children. I am so proud of the things they have accomplished and places they have gone. My very best friend is my husband, who loves me as I am, and has helped me to be even better. I have had the opportunity of knowing people from different cultures, and am fascinated by their different ways of living. I love the people of the Philippines, Russia, India, China, Costa Rica and the Native American. I have learned they have many similar wants and needs as I. I especially enjoy the elderly with their wit, wisdom, friendship, and interesting experiences.

Why I am a Mormon

Truth. I have tested and know all the principles taught are true. The truth gives me security. It fills me with peace and joy. It is whole, pure, sacred and divine. I am grateful to know I am a daughter of Heavenly Father. I know He knows me personally, loves me, and wants me to be happy. He has given us fundamental truths that have been the same since the time of Adam. Just as the law of gravity dictates that we will fall if we step off a cliff, obedience to the laws of God protect us from being hurt emotionally, spiritually as well as physically. His laws are just as real; unchanging, steady and sure. I am grateful the truth has been revealed through prophets anciently, and restored in their whole completeness today.

How I live my faith

My family is my greatest gift. They bring me joy. There is peace, security and love in our home. I also have personal study and devotion with God. I feel God is talking to me as I read his Scripture. This knowledge is precious and gives me an anchor as I make life choices. We have a great organization for sisterhood where I have learned many skills, and had many opportunities. I have made lifetime friends and developed confidence in teaching, leadership, cooking, catering, home beautification, quilting, disaster preparedness, personal fitness, literature, and much, much more. Because I love people, I get to know their heart-aches, their trials and challenges. Life is not easy and may not seem fair. Some blame others for their trials and make excuses for bad habits, anger and resentment. Others turn to God. It is the miracles I have seen in others as they let go of the hurt and allow God to heal them, that strengthens my faith. Their countenances change from dark and sadness, to glowing with joy. I have had healing in my own life, when I felt the Savior's love so powerfully, that I was able to let go of past hurts and losses. His love fills all the voids and mends the wounds. I know He is real. I know He is there and He can heal all. When we follow his example, by caring for others, we forget our own wants and needs and find joy in lifting others. I am grateful for the Savior who allowed his own life to be brutally taken--not for himself, but for each of us. He died and suffered for our sin and pain, to spare us having to suffer. How much joy He must feel when we accept his sacrifice and live our lives righteously.

Why don’t women hold the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? How do Mormon women lead in the Church?

Why don't men have babies? Women have a divine role to give life and nurture children. It is a beautiful and awesome responsibility. We are each different in our creation, and God given responsibilities. The Priesthood is the way God gives men to shine. They can organize and direct the affairs of the church, which blesses the women and entitle them to the blessings of every ordinance offered. Women are protected from what can be very difficult administrative tasks. I have worked side by side the men in many callings and my service, input and suggestions were used as much as the men. I have never felt inferior, or denied anything; but have felt respected and cherished. Show more Show less