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Hi I'm Bonnie

I am a stay-at-home mother of 3 girls with a fabulous husband. I love my family and my life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work as a stay-at-home mom to three little girls. I like to play with my kids and my husband. I got a degree as a math teacher but have never worked in that field as I decided to stay home instead. I love to read and to learn new things. I love kids. I play the piano and the clarinet. I like to do number and logic and jigsaw puzzles. My family plays many card, board, dice, domino, and party games. I enjoy singing in choirs and going to cultural events including classical music concerts and theater. I spend most of my time taking care of my home and my family and find in this work my greatest satisfaction, enjoyment, and fulfillment. I want a large family and have great hope of it being a happy and loving family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised a mormon and never wanted anything else. Countless experiences throughout my life have helped me grow in my knowledge of the truth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have never doubted or wanted to stray. Instead, I have always wanted to do my best at living the way God wants me to live. There are many ways I fall short of that goal, and I have had disappointments and trials in my life. Still, I know that participating in the church is the right thing to do. That is a big motivation for me. Beyond that, I enjoy so many blessings from my participation and continued efforts to live according to the church's teachings. One of the most meaningful blessings for me is the hope I feel. Hope for a happy and strong family in a world of many evil and distracting influences. Hope that I can be forgiven of sins and can live with God. Hope that the difficult things that happen in my life have a purpose and can bring me closer to God if I will turn to Him. Hope and perspective that the path I am on is the right one to be on, that it is where I should be. These things are very reassuring and uplifting to me. I enjoy the relationships I have built through years of church activity. Many of them have blessed me so much as well as have allowed me to bless and help others. I appreciate the knowledge and skills that I gain as a member of the church in so many different areas and aspects of life. There are so many spiritual and practical principles we discuss. I have seen many examples of other people who are living the best they know how whose many great attributes inspire me and teach me how I want to live. The temple, the scriptures, and my testimony bring peace to my life. Because I know what my Savior has done for me, I want to serve Him and thank Him. I want His sacrifice in my behalf to not be in vain. I want to do as He would have me do and be who He would have me be. Being a mormon helps me to learn how to do and be like the Savior.

How I live my faith

I have been asked to do many things to serve in the church. Each opportunity to serve has blessed me and helped me to learn. I hope that I have also helped others along the way. I have had many opportunities to help with music in the church and to work with the young children. These have been some of my favorite opportunities. I felt so honored to be able to represent Jesus Christ as a missionary for a year and a half. My experiences as a missionary showed me the joy of the message of Jesus Christ more than I had felt it previously. I was able to see and help people who had not known of the truths taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embrace such principles as eternal families and forgiveness of sins, blessings I have always been so grateful for. I have seen people willing to make great changes in their lives to enjoy these blessings and have seen the joy they feel as a result. I am currently working as the music director for children 3 to 8 years old in my area. Each week we have singing practice where the children learn doctrines and righteous behaviors through many wonderful songs. I have the opportunity to try to figure out interesting ways to teach these songs to the children and to encourage them along in some of their first attempts to follow Jesus Christ. It is a challenging opportunity that tests my creativity and sometimes my patience. Still, it is something I enjoy - to work with children and in music. The examples they set for me and the spirit I feel from them are a strength to me, and I grow to love them more and more as we sing together each week.