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Hi I'm Shelli

I am married to a wonderful man, a mother of three amazing children, leading a very happy life, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 45 years old, a wife, and a mother of three beautiful children. I have been a school teacher for the last 16 years, and find it is rewarding to make a difference in the life of a child. I love to go to movies, scrapbook, and go shopping. The economy has taken a toll on our family, with my husband out of work for almost 2 years now. I am thankful that we live within our means, and pray that he will find employment, soon. I have a wonderful life and so grateful for my many blessings. All of my extended family is close by and I love that I get to interact with my siblings, parents, cousins, and extended family as often as possible. I love being a mother, and so grateful that my Heavenly Father has entrusted these beautiful spirits to me to raise on this earth. They are truly my greatest treasure on earth.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the feeling of peace I feel when I live the gospel to its fullest. I have special feelings when I attend the temple and so grateful that I have lived my life in a way that allows me to feel the special peace I feel there. There are so many blessings associated with being a Mormon. I would not want to raise my children any other way. Being a Mormon helps me realize where I came from, why I am on this earth, and where I am going when I die. I know that my Savior, Jesus Christ, died so that I may live again with my family and my Heavenly Father. I am so thankful to know this, as it would seem so devastating not to have this knowledge when a loved one has died. My family gives me strength, and I am thankful to have a husband who honors his priesthood, and can bless my family through that priesthood. I believe that Joseph Smith saw God, the Father,and his son, Jesus Christ. I believe that when Joseph asked which church he should join, he was told by vision that he was to join none of them. This was the beginning of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, as we know it today. I believe that we have a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, who is directed and guided by our loving Heavenly Father. I cannot imagine my life without the gospel, I love it with all of my heart, and pray that I can live the gospel standards to the fullest.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to magnify my callings. I used to teach the adult women in our ward, relief society, and loved that calling. I was able to delve deeply into gospel doctrine and impart that knowledge to the women of our ward. It was a calling that I loved, and my knowledge of the gospel increased many times over. I now have the opportunity to schedule the ward building in which we attend. I try to live my life in the way that I may show others that I have the light of Christ in my life. I try to stay positive and live in a way that is of service to others. I live my life in a way that is consistent with the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but not attending R rated movies, swearing, drinking alcohol, or using drugs. I believe that my life will be rewarded by keeping these commandments, and the lives of my children will also be blessed for living a clean, moral life of service. I try to instill in my children the qualities that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has to offer everyone.