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Hi I'm Sheri

I married for the first time at age 34. I'm now a stat at home mom with two young children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am one of five children and have a very large, very close extended family. I worked as a caregiver of both the young and the elderly for several years before starting my own cleaning business. At age 34 I met my husband on an on-line lds singles web site. He had been married before and had two teenage children, but this would be my first time as a wife or a mother. In the past five years I have retired from my business and now have two young children of my own. We love to travel in our 5th wheel when time and circumstances allow and hope to continue to do so as our children grow as part of their education. We also love to be outdoors; hiking, fishing, gardening, and just being together. I love being a mother and feel it is a real privilege and blessing to be able to stay at home with them, but I never imagined that I would be getting such a late start at it. Becoming an instant step-mother to two teenage children was no piece of cake either, but I would not trade what I have now for the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up Mormon in a small town where we were the minority. I found that having strong moral values and understanding who I was and why I was here (spiritually speaking) gave me strength to navigate though the murky waters of Middle School and High School. In my adult years my religion has continued to be a strength and a compass to me. It is a factor in everything I do. How I treat others, how I see and treat myself, the work I do, whom I marry, how I raise my children. I truly believe that Jesus Christ is my Lord and my Savior and because of that belief I will do all I can to live the life he has told me I should by following his gospel and his example and by teaching my children the same. I know that God is aware of me and my needs and has given me tools to return to His presence someday. The scriptures teach us of Christ's life and the laws and gospel He established through His own words and the words of His prophets. He has re-established His church on the earth again and has again given us prophets to lead and guide us. He does hear and answer our prayers and if we are willing to give our lives to Him He will help us to our full potential and true joy. He has promised to give us strength to get through our trials, He will not leave us alone. I know the Lord is bound by and keeps all of His promises and that I can trust him. And I do trust Him, with my future and my children's future.

How I live my faith

Faith is action to match my beliefs. The things I do day in and day out, in my home, for my church, and in my community. In my home- we teach our children about the life of Jesus Christ and his gospel through scripture study, prayer, stories, discussions, and example. For my church- I was baptized, pay a full tithe, attend my Sunday meetings, participate in the ordinance of the Sacrament, attended four years of early morning scripture study class during high school and have had many different duties within the church. I have taught Sunday School classes for all age groups; lead the woman's class in monthly activities such as homemaking skills, personal improvement skills, and continuing education; served a full-time mission at the age of 21 in California; and am currently helping to co-ordinate a community wide Nativity Festival for this Christmas. In my community I believe in giving service where time and circumstances allow. I have had the opportunity of working in special education classrooms, nursing homes, food banks, youth camps for foster children, and just lending a helping hand to my neighbor both in and out of the church.