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Hi I'm Julie

My dad's family is Jewish and my mom's is Catholic. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the operations manager of a small company that sells hygiene items to prisons. I am single and have been attending many of the single adult activities in my area and have met a lot of really great people. I have a fantastic family, none of whom are members of the church. I spend a lot of time with friends checking out local restaurants, seeing movies and wandering around stores. I love to read, I'll read almost anything and generally am in the middle of more than one book. I like to cross stitch, I find the repetitive motion very soothing for some reason. I buy a lot of scrapbooking stuff, but don't actually scrapbook. I never got over my love of glue and glitter. No matter what my dad says, there is no such thing as too much glitter.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 13 and am the only member in my famiily. My dad's family is Jewish and my mom's is Catholic but, our family was not religious at all. My parents split when I was very young and for a while I went to synagogue with my grandparents. When I was 12 I spent the night at a friend's house and went to church with them the next morning. That day, and that family, changed my life and I will always be thankful for them. My story isn't one where I had some deep spiritual moment, or maybe I did but I was 12 so I probably didn't realize it. But it just felt right. My dad allowed me to be baptized at 13, his theory was that I was a smart kid and if somewhere down the road if I decided this wasn't for me, I'd stop going. It's been more than 20 years and it hasn't always been easy, but I'm still here. I know without a doubt that this is the true church and that we are lead by a phophet of God. I can't even begin to imagine what my life might be like if I hadn't accepted my friends invitation to spend the night at her house when we were just kids.

How I live my faith

I am the assistant secretary in the Relief Society, our women's organization. My main responsibility is making sure that women who are unable to attend our meetings get all of the announcements and know about upcoming activities and get all of our general information. I think the best way that I can live my faith is to just that, live my faith. I try to be the best person I can be. I follow the standards of the Church and people notice that. People ask why I don't drink alcohol or coffee, or why I don't wear sleeveless shirts and short skirts. And when they ask, I tell them. It's because I'm Mormon.