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Hi I'm Christy

I'm a Mormon. I was converted to the gospel 10 years ago. I grew up in the U.S. I'm a stay at home mom who loves to home school.

About Me

I am a stay at home mom with 4 children. I home school two of them and I do a preschool group with my youngest. I love to go four-wheeling and camping with my family. It takes me away from the city and the cares of the world. I also love to fish, read and jog. I met my husband at church a year later and we were sealed as an eternal family. Since then three more children have come into this family. I love the Lord and this church He has give me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was a single Catholic mother leading a less than desirable life. I had a four year old daughter who had not been baptized yet. I was afraid she would grow up like her alcoholic chain smoking mother. I wanted to know which church to take her to so she could be baptized. One day I offered up this plea to Heaven. I said, “Jesus, I don't care what happens to me but please tell me which church to take my daughter to so she can baptized and live with Heavenly Father again.” I went outside to smoke a cigarette and there at the bottom of my driveway were two missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I didn’t know it at the time but Heavenly Father was answering my prayer. The missionaries gave me a copy of The Book of Mormon and told me about someone named Joseph Smith. They offered a prayer and left. I was so excited to read this book. I looked in the topical guide and came across under the heading baptism this scripture that screamed out to me. Moroni 8:10-12 says, “Behold I say unto you that this thing shall ye teach—repentance and baptism unto those who are accountable and capable of committing sin; yea, teach parents that they must repent and be baptized, and humble themselves as their little children, and they shall all be saved with their little children.   And their little children need no repentance, neither baptism. Behold, baptism is unto repentance to the fulfilling the commandments unto the remission of sins. But little children are alive in Christ, even from the foundation of the world; if not so, God is a partial God, and also a changeable God, and a respecter to persons; for how many little children have died without baptism!” I knew at that moment that I was the one in need of baptism. I called the missionaries the next morning and asked if I could come to church. One week later I quit smoking and drinking. I was baptized three weeks later and I am a faithful member of His church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an honest person. I try to obey the commandments and even though I'm not perfect I know that Jesus makes up for my imperfection. I am currently a ward missionary in my church. That means that I go out and help the full time missionaries teach the gospel. I also try to help others in times of need. I believe living my faith means being kind and compassionate to others. It means attending the temple once a month or more. I try to read my scriptures (The Holy Bible or Book of Mormon) thoughtfully everyday. It means that I raise my children to be honest, happy people in this world. I think about the things Jesus has done for me. I believe living faithfully to God is to talk to Him in prayer daily. There will be times in this life that hard but I feel that the closer I am to Heavenly Father the easier this life can be.