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Hi I'm Amber S.

I'm a happily married wife and mother of two young girls, and an aspiring cake decorator. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the city and am adjusting to small-town life in the middle of the desert. I am happily married and am the mother of two young girls. My husband and I made the difficult decision to make his income suffice so that I can stay home with our children. So really, I have the hardest job, with the lowest income. But the benefits couldn't be better. When I get a free minute, I love playing the piano and reading. But my real hobby is cake-decorating. I aspire to be an amazing cake decorator and I take every opportunity possible to volunteer my skills so I can become better and more skilled.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family that was actively attending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, so I never really had one specific "AH-HA!" moment when I knew I should be baptized. Don't get me wrong, I still have important experiences that remind me of the truthfulness of the Gospel, but I think I've ALWAYS just known that the Gospel was true. I'm a Mormon because it makes my life so much easier. My beliefs make me WANT to live one step above many of the crummy things this world has to offer. I'm a Mormon because I know where I came from, what I'm doing, and where I'm going. I know that I am a Daughter of God, that I am here to have wonderful, and sometimes horrible experiences, but I know that they will all help me grow into the person I can become. I'm a Mormon because being a member of the Church makes me happy. It makes my husband happy. It makes my children happy. And I want to live forever with those that I love the most.

How I live my faith

Because I can play the piano, I have typically had callings at church that focus around that talent; playing the organ and piano for a variety of meetings. But recently I was called to work with the Young Women in our ward and I love it! I still have my moments of anxiety and fear because, "Who am I to be teaching these girls?!" and "What do I have to offer them?!" But then the Holy Ghost reassures me that I am here for a reason; whether that is for me to offer something to the young women, or, more likely, for them to offer something to me. Through this calling, I teach on Sundays, plan weekly activities, attend meetings, and do everything I can, with the help of my counselors, to help the girls come closer to Jesus Christ. Because we live in a smaller area, I also try to help wherever else there is a need. I'm lucky when I get to help with the kids in nursery!