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Hi I'm Christine Mix

I'm a Mormon. I'm 68, female, happy, a blessed Mom and Grandma. I love Island Park, Idaho, and my husband and eternal family.

About Me

I am a happy stay home Mom and Grandma. I love planning events and having fun family Sunday dinners. I have lots of aches and pains with aging and try to laugh about it. Every day of empty nest is a challenge and I love doing temple work. It reminds me of my eternal family. I am the wife of an orthodontist. I have had 7 children. They are all struggling to support themselves and us. We have "the plan" to guide us everyday. We know someday we can go "Home" to heaven and know Christ suffered even for our homesickness for Heaven. My husband is retired and post liver transplant. He has almost 4 years of miracle added life due to God and medicine. We are supporting a 93 year old widowed mother who is enduring to the end and making us look bad. She gets up and does 'it' everyday. WOW! She makes it hard for us to complain. Our kids are crazy busy in their lives serving in scout troops and bishoprics. Family doesn't happen unless we force the issue, which we have done by trying to afford a cabin in Idaho at Mack's Inn. We have in this cabin wholesome family recreational activities., as described in the Proclamation to the Family. We love our church, Ward, Bishop and neighbors and city and community and Stake involvement. We love volunteering. WE love to learn and grow. I am Chris Mix. I am a mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Without the formality of the organized religion I am sure I would find myself indifferent. I'd find God in the mountains and wind and clouds and lake and trees. But in the church I realize I can't be saved without my brothers and sisters and I am in a Human Community for the purpose of refining myself, getting rid of my natural man and fine tuning my spirit to the intonation of the Holy Spirit. I was baptized a mormon at age 8, but I continue being a Mormon because it give my life -- a life line.

How I live my faith

I like to include God in my everyday living. I try to live to keep the spirit with me. I love others, His children! I love visiting across the back fence. I love helping with meals. I love helping with funerals, I love helping with election campaigns. I love helping with Gilbert City promotions and events and activities. I've taught my kids to grab their Christmas tress and share them where they are needed. I've taught them to grab their paper and scissors and sit down and TALK to kids while making paper chains. I've taught my children to love the Lord, by serving every single one of his children. Five of my Seven kids have served missions and I lived my Mormon religion by paying for and supporting these missionaries with letters and love and encouragement. I've taught my kids to detach from me which is the most faith promoting, developmentally correct aspect of my parenting. It is also the hardest aspect of my parenting. It is also the most "Heavenly Father" pleasing parental feat I could ever imagine accomplishing. This personal step in my development teaches me the Eternal nature of FAMILY. I have learned ETERNAL family over my 43 years of marriage by doing FAMILY every single day.