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Hi I'm Sunny

I'm a Mormon. I love animals, gardening, Genealogy, and Essential Oils.

About Me

I am a daughter of my Heavenly Father, a wife, mother, and grandmother, daughter, sister, friend, and neighbor. Those are the most important roles I have in life, the ones that bring the most joy and stretching of my character. I served a French-speaking mission in Quebec, a Family History mission, and also one with FamilySearch Worldwide Support. I also love animals, gardening, and inventing things. I have a patent on a horse product, and have another patent pending on an accessory for Essential Oils. I love learning how to do new things, especially those things related to better health. I am currently exploring how to grow vegetables using fish water (aquaponics). I have been researching how to use Essential Oils for the past four years. I want to learn how to cook gluten free items, and make better green smoothies. I try to be involved with my community, and love to work with my neighbors on projects.

Why I am a Mormon

One rainy Christmas day, a young woman sat. “Here I am, alone on Christmas,” she mourned. “I didn’t get any presents...on Christmas... Jesus’ birthday? Jesus, you’re not getting anything for Christmas either, are you....maybe...I could give YOU a present...once and for all, I will search to find out if You are real...and if you are, I’ll serve you the rest of my life. If you aren’t real, I won’t be a fence-sitter any more. So she searched through her things, and recovered a little white Bible that a kind nursery teacher in a little Southern Christian church had given her when she was only 3 years old. (Even then, she wanted to know more about Jesus. She had heard many stories about Him in her travels. Her daddy had spent most of his life searching for the Jesus’ church, by taking himself and his family first to one little church one Sunday, to another different the following week.....) In that little white Bible, as she read through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, she saw the way Jesus lived His life. She tried to follow it, in her own human way, the best she could. Something good started growing inside her heart, a sincere testimony of her Savior. She read on into the Acts of the Apostles, and found how Jesus set up his Church. It spoke of an unpaid clergy, of Him calling twelve apostles, healing the sick, tithing, fasting, temples...so many, many more things Jesus established in His Church... She recognized many of the churches her family had been to had some of the various parts of the Church that Jesus set up. She was taught by sister missionaries about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons). All parts were there! That was over 35 years ago, and I was that young girl. Christmas is a special time, when many people’s hearts yearn to be closer to Jesus. I’m so grateful for sister missionaries that gave a part of their lives to share with me, and others, who knew not where to find the truth in its fullness.

How I live my faith

Every morning, I slide off the side of my bed and onto my knees to pray. The Bible tells me to "Seek first the Kingdom of God," I want to be guided by my Heavenly Father to go and do what He would have me do. I start my day with a half hour of scripture study. It helps me with wise choices & perspective of that day. Working with Family History has blessed my life. I help people find ancestors. I helped a man find his father that disappeared from his life when he was only 7. We found that he has a half sister. As an only child, that has brought him & his new-found sister much joy. I helped another young woman find her biological mother. She, too, found out she had half sisters. Finding her family has given her life additional happiness. I've noticed that as people find and get to know their ancestors, they have increased understanding and grounding. In my personal life, working on Family History gives me peace when I need a time out from the world. I know I have a Heavenly Father who loves me, and who is waiting for me to come talk to Him through prayer. I like the saying: If you want to talk to God, pray. If you want to hear from God, read your scriptures." I have felt Him answer my prayers. I know that none of us are too far to be out of His reach. I know the Bible and the Book of Mormon are the word of God. They both testify and teach of His divinity, and how to grow closer to God. The Mormon Church is God's church on the earth today.