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Hi I'm Lisa

I love to learn, play and serve others. I AM a Mormon.

About Me

I don't know where to start! I am a wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. I love to be outdoors, swimming, hiking, biking, playing with my kids and husband, snuggling my dogs and kids, gardening, canning, baking and cooking. I like sewing and riding motorcycles. I have just finished some school and am now working (a lot). I like being a stay at home mom, but I would like to help get us out of debt a.s.a.p. I have been a member of the church for 22 years and I have NEVER regretted joining! I have found joy, peace, love, companionship, and clean living.

Why I am a Mormon

Do you feel like you are missing something in your life but you just aren't sure what it is? I felt this way for 14 years! I was a teenager when I finally found what I was missing. I did not grow up in a religious family, infact my parents said we were Christian but we never went to church or read the bible. All during my school years I visited many churches with friends, but none of them felt right. Finally, as a teen, I went to church with a friend. It was AMAZING! I felt peace & love and I knew I had found what I had been looking for. After going to church for a few months, I asked to take the missionary discussions, and I had this wonderful feeling during my first lesson. I immediately asked when I could be baptized, but being under 18 years old, I had to have parental permission. So I did all the reading assignments given to me by the missionaries, attended every meeting I could, and of course went to the church dances on Saturdays for the youth. At first my parents said no, but when they saw how happy I was they finally said yes. I was baptized within 8 months of going to church with my friend for the first time. My mom said my baptism was beautiful and amazing. I found out after my baptism that when I was about 18 months to 2 years old my babysitters were Mormons and they took me to church with them. I am greatful they shared with me then, and I am so glad I found the church again. I don't know who they were but I thank them for what they did! I have NEVER regretted joining the church. This was a lifeline thrown from God and I grabbed it and never ever plan on letting go of it!

How I live my faith

Since being a member of the church, I have learned about service. To some this might seem like a pain the backside, but the love being given to do service is amazing. And when you receive this service you show love. Our children have learned that service is a reward. We love to help others in anyway we can. I have served in a few callings, some of which are Visiting Teacher, Primary Specialist (working with elementary school age kids in Sunday school), Nursery Leader, Primary Secretary, Second Counselor in Primary, and Emergency Preparedness Specialist. A calling is our chance to provide service to members of the ward, sometimes through teaching, other times through doing. I love it. I love visiting ladies in my ward, it gives us a chance to connect and share and feel the love we have for one another. I also appreciate when my visiting teachers come over. They always seem to know when I need them and just show up (once to help me set up bunk beds, another time when a dear family member passed away and I was grief stricken but I had not told anyone). I love using the talents God has given me to help others. I am part of a quilting guild and we meet monthly and work on quilts to donate to the shelter for battered women and children. In our church, our women's group make baby quilts for the local children's hospitals. We have also made premie clothes and hats. I know I have talked alot about what we do as a group, not me individually, but that is because being a member of this church you are not by yourself, you are a part of a wonderful loving group of people who love to be together and help others.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Lisa
No. We believe in helping everyone. I have been apart of helping flood victims, power outage victims, helping the elderly in my neighborhood, volunteering at the food bank with church members. Our humanitarian aid helps people all over the world. Show more Show less