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Hi I'm Christina

I'm a single mom who works full-time and is working on earning a bachelor's degree in Radiologic Sciences and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mom to 6 wonderful kids and a daughter-in-law. I got married young to my first husband and started a family right away. Just after my 3rd son/child was born, I started going to college. I got infected by the education bug, and have been in school for a lot of years. I have 3 associate degrees, 1 bachelor's degree and am working on my master's degree. I also work full-time at the local hospital in medical imaging. I do x-ray, CT, mammography, and bone densitometry. I've been married and divorced twice. It hasn't been easy to maintain a testimony, but I feel like a plant that has been pruned severely and is growing stronger roots. I'm not opposed to finding love again, but for now I'm just enjoying life. For fun I like to go hiking, travel to near and far places finding cool mom-and-pop type restaurants or shops. I like landscape photography. I also knit a lot of hats, scarves, and shawls. As a family we like to play board games in the winter or compete in Wii games.

Why I am a Mormon

Many years ago I wondered how I would teach my children about Jesus Christ when I didn't know much about Him. When introduced to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a young adult, I found that it fulfilled my earlier wondering. The gospel, taught through inspired books, lessons, and talks, teaches about the purpose of life and what to expect after this life. I found that the more I read the Bible and the Book of Mormon, the more the gospel rang true.

How I live my faith

To me living faith means applying the gospel every day, not just on Sundays. I keep a positive attitude of appreciation for life. I treat others with the golden rule of treating them how I would wish to be treated. This is really important when working long days while caring for injured people. I pray daily, eat healthy foods, and avoid substances that are harmful to my body. I have a unique opportunity at work to remind people of the importance of breast cancer screenings and to bring awareness of breast cancer. I plan and implement fund raising and advertising for mammography. I volunteer a lot in my community for various fund raising and music event. At church, I lead the music during Sacrament meeting and help the Relief Society (women's group) President as her second counselor.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Christina
We believe the Bible to be true, so long as it is translated correctly. There are many, many opportunities for answers to prayers, guidance, and life lessons in the Bible. I find a lot of comfort in the Bible. In reading the Book of Mormon, my testimony of the truthfulness of the Bible was vastly increased. Show more Show less