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Hi I'm Michelle

I'm a Mormon. My Father was in the Air Force, but I mostly grew up in Utah. I work from home and a proud mother of 5.

About Me

I grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. I loved growing up in the church. Not all my friends where of my faith. I meet my husband, my senior year of High School and Married him a year later. Many people thought I was marring to young...but it was and still is the right decision for me. I am a stay at home mom with 5 children, but I do work at home. Not only my Mom job, I also do some customer service work for a company. My kids keep me busy, but in my free time, when I have it, I like to make home made cards, scrapbook, nap and I have just recently love to read books. I really enjoy the young adult books, and suggestions from my friends. I enjoy cooking for my family and I help out with meals for my children's after school activities. I'm doing what I can to raise our kids with a foundation in Christ, respect for others and just trying to love each other. Some days are better than others, because life happens, but we are trying.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, I was baptized when I was 8. As I was a youth, I knew The Church of Jesus Christ was True...I just had the feeling it was...Everything I was taught made since to me. I had the Holy Ghost help me and touch my life during that time, but I was still naive. My testimony was growing, but I still had issues with living in the world. I made mistakes, and I still remember them today. But as I have grown in the gospel, I have come to understand the Atonement of Jesus Christ better. And I have felt his forgiving arms around me. I was Married in the Temple to my Husband and he helped and helps me today with his testimony and gospel knowledge. We had a difficult year our first year of marriage in the church...we lived in an area that we just didn't feel like we fit in. But soon after we moved and got to an area that we felt like we belonged. There we had our first child and I started to understand Heavenly Father's love for me. The love a mother has for her children is just a the beginning of the love Heavenly Father and Jesus has for each of us. We needed to find day care for our son or I needed to quit my job. This was not an easy dissension to make. We prayed about it and we felt like I should quit my job. I felt like I was taking a leap of faith in doing so. This was the first time I put my Trust in the Lord. And he has not let me down. From that time forward, I have not needed to seek employment out side of our home. From that time forward we have learned what it means to keep the commandments and live the way Christ would have us live. We are not perfect by no means but we have received blessing because of choices of keeping the commandments and putting our Trust in the Lord. That has not always been easy but it has brought us to where we are today and I am happy to be here. I wouldn't want to bring my children up any other way.

How I live my faith

For the last few years I have worked with the Children of our church. I was a teacher for Sunday school. Now I am a Wolf Den Leader, for the Boy Scouts of America. And boy do 8 year old boys have energy. It has been fun and neat to see these young boys learn and grow with in their school, community and church. And I am glad to be in their presents. My oldest is in school play productions and loves to work on the sets. He and my husband have built walls, stairs, floors and anything else they need. I have volunteered to bring them lunch on the long Saturday's of building. The teachers and students have express their gratitude for my willingness to help and provide a low cost, good meal for everyone. This a wonderful opportunity to be involved with my oldest and to serve him and others students on crew. We try to help out with other area of his school and our other children's schools as well.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Michelle
Husband and wife can be together forever. We can have a sealing done here on earth in our temples that will bind us together forever. This makes marriages eternal. This helps me in marriage when things are not going just right. I made a commitment to my husband, not just for now, but for eternity. This understanding helps us work though our issues and not dismiss them. We also put Christ in our marriage when we are sealed. We ask for his help, for his understanding, his patients and his love. With his help we can get through anything. As I watch my children grow, I want them apart of my life forever. I want to be there to support them in good and bad times. I want them to understand that being a part of a family is a wonderful blessing that Heavenly Father has given us. I love that the family unit is the basic unit in Heavenly Fathers plan for us. I am glad that Heavenly Father gave us the opportunity to have his children and given us the responsibility to raise them. I do believe that I will be with my Husband and Children along with my Parent and Brothers and Sisters in Heaven. I am glad we can have these relationships continue with us after this life...How sweet this is to know and believe that this is part of Heavenly Father's Plan. Show more Show less