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Hi I'm Julie

I was born in Utah. I went to school to become an RN. I am a mother and grandmother. I am a Mormon

About Me

I am a wife and a mother to 6 children. I am a grandmother to 10 grandchildren. I work full time as a Registered Nurse. I spend some of my time doing my hobbies, card making, scrapbooking, crocheting and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Mormon church. As a young child I attended church every week. I sang the song "I Am A Child of God' many times at church. When I was in college, and somewhat homesick, we sang that song , at a devotional. I felt an undeniable feeling of warmth and comfort spread over me. I felt the Spirit of the Holy Ghost testify to me that I AM A CHILD OF GOD. I study the gospel in the Old and New Testament and the Book of Mormon, as well as the words of our Prophets. I continually learn more about how much our Heavenly Father loves us. I know I can turn to Him in prayer any time. I also know that He sent His only Begotten Son, Jesus Chritst, to the earth to show us the way to live our lives so that we can return to live with our Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ. He paid the price for my sins and takes upon him our sorrows and afflictions, and will comfort us if we ask. If we strive to live the commandments of God and repent when we do wrong, we will have the blessing of guidance from the Holy Ghost. I have had difficult times in my life that made it a struggle to hang in there from day to day. The thing that brought me through those times were the teachings of Jesus Christ and the testimony I have that I know He will help me get through this life no matter what the challenge is. A constant prayer in my heart helped me to feel His companionship and help.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving in the women's organization of the church. Our goals are to strengthen families, provide releif to those in need, and to increase our faith and personal righteousness. It is a wonderful opportunity to have an organization that women care about each other and help each other as needed. These are tough times that we live in and it is nice to know that we have sisters in the gospel of Jesus Christ that support and help each other. I visit with some of the other women of the church in their homes each month or give them a call to see how they are doing. It is a way of being watchful for those around us and lending a helping hand or provide encouragement as needed. In my work, I meet many people every day from different backgrounds and life situations. I strive to treat each of them as children of a loving Heavenly Father, with respect and kindness. It is a highlight of my day to see a new mother with her new baby and provide encouragement and advise in being a mother. Jesus taught us to love one another, and I try to follow his example. I am not perfect at it, but I am trying. I try to provide sevice as needed to those who are around me. I think it is important to greet people that I meet with a smile. I hope that will bring a little brightness into their life. I have to say that Sunday is my favorite day of the week. It is a day that I can go to church and worship,and learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ. I get to associate with my friends at church, and it is a day to rest from my everyday duties. It helps me to be uplifted and rejuvinated to make it through the week. I love to go to the temple. It is a special place of worship that is very peaceful and gives me added spiritual strength. My husband and I are able to visit there frequently and it helps to strengthen our marriage and bless our family.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Julie
THe Book of Mormon was written by prophets who were called of God to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ in ancient America. The book starts with the life of Lehi. Lehi lived with his family in Jerusalem and were commanded to leave so that they would not be destroyed, because the people of Jerusalem had become so wicked. He was commanded to build a ship and sail to a distant land which is the American continent. This is a record of the people who lived in the American continents before Christ came to the earth. Included in the record is a beautiful account of how Jesus Christ came to the poeple of the American continent after he was crucified and resurrected. He came and taught the people the gospel and called prophets to lead the church and to keep a record of the things that were taught and a history of how the people lived. Lehi brought the record that had been preserved from his people with him so that his family could learn the teachings of the prophets of the Old Testament. To me it is a book that brtings strength and peace to me. It helps me to find answers Show more Show less