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Hi I'm Michele

I am a single mother of five beautiful children. I work with special needs children. I 'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love adventure! I have climbed the highest mountain in the US, I have finished a full marathon, competed in a 100 mile century bike ride on a tandem bike. This is not only what I have done for fun but has served as milestones to help me persist on difficult tasks. Being a single mom of five children has been added to that list of things I do for fun. Overcoming adversity has become my objectives in life. With the help of the Savior, I know that I can accomplish whatever comes my way. I am a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

Having a purpose in life helps me preserver in spite of challenges. Knowing there is a loving Heavenly Father who really cares about me and desires my success, motivates me to keep trying. Being a Mormon has helped me realize that I can have a personal relationship with the Savior on a daily basis. Because of his sacrifices in our behalf, I can overcome my bad habits, moving closer to being filled with a greater love for myself and my neighbors. He has given me strength beyond my own and been a friend through the darkest times. I served a full time mission to Honduras and gained a reassurance that all of God's children can have a relationship with him. He loved us so much that he gave his only begotten son as a sacrifice. The Book of Mormon is a testament of Christ's life and the history of ancient people on the American Continent. To think that we have records of Christ's life in the old world which we read in the Bible, and that God cares enough about the people on this side of the world, that he would give us the record and history of the ups and downs of the people in the America's, demonstrates that love. Reading the scriptures helps me keep focused of where I am and where I want to be as I progress through the learning experiences of this life. I believe that God is the same yesterday, today and forever. Knowing that God has communicated to prophets throughout history comforts me today because we have a living Prophet that guides and instructs us during these difficult times. Knowing where that authority to preform ordinances in Christ's name comes from reassures me that he is unchanging. The Church is organized just as it has been throughout history, with Christ as the cornerstone. Prophets are the voice to all mankind

How I live my faith

I learned to play the piano and organ as a child. I share these talents on Sunday as I play sweet music for the meetings.. Music has been a huge blessing to help me draw closer to God. I enjoy playing and pray that through this gift, I can help others feel closer to God as well. The soft whispering of the spirit felt through music are delicate and help me refocus when I am out of sorts. It is a reprieve from the noise of the world. I have the privilege to care for my aging mother. She is 85 years young. Knowing that there is purpose in life, that family relations are eternal helps me to give freely of my time in service to her and my family. There isn't anything more important that I could be doing. Even when times are challenging, there is great comfort in recognizing that the Savior passed through experiences that were difficult. He overcame all obstacles and serves as my example. Though I have been single for many years, I can look back on the last fifteen and can see many places where God stepped in and orchestrated to provide growth opportunities for myself and my five children. I am grateful for the rich blessings of seeing miracles happen. I know Christ lives, he loves each one of us. My faith grows daily as I put my trust in him. May you search ponder and pray to feel his tender love and strengthen your relationship with him. It has provided the greatest value for me as I have had to face making decisions on my own, without a marriage partner.