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Hi I'm Cindy

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Puyallup, Washington, and have lived in Washington all my life.

About Me

I have been married to my husband for 21 years. We have three children, 2 girls and a boy. Our oldest daughter has graduated, but still live at home. The two youngest are still in school. We have one dog and four cats. And to round off my house, my cousin and her three children also live with us. The only time their is true quiet is when all the children are gone at the same time. I am a stay at home mom and just try to keep up with everything. I love to do intricate beadwork. I make all sorts of earrings. I aslo crochet, blankets, baby things, blocks, hotpads, etc. I love to bake sometimes and to garden.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a protestant church and had intermittent periods of activity. I knew that Christ was my Savior but there were too many obstacles preventing my attendance. I wasn't even married in that church as my husband would not attend. One evening the missionaries came to my door. I was cooking dinner at the time. We stood outside because I knew my husband didn't want to deal with religion. It was December and cold out. But well worth the time with the missionaries. They took me on a church tour the following Monday. I felt at peace as soon as I entered the church. They took me to the picture of Christ and explained that he was my Savior. Then into the chapel where they explained the Sacrament and the significance. On to another room and the baptismal font. As they explained the reason for baptism by immersion, I felt the Spirit. I don't know that I understood what the feeling was, but I knew that the feeling was right. When they asked if I wanted to be baptized I said yes with no hesitation. I attended church the following Sunday and had the same feelings there. Less than two weeks later I was baptized. I knew it was the right thing to do. I love the feeling of the spirit that I have when I am in the church and with other members I am the only member in my family at this time. I pray that will change eventually. My youngest daughter has come to church with me twice but isn't ready to make a commitment. Both of my daughters and my neighbor came to my baptism with me. All I can hope for is that I can be a worthy example to my family.

How I live my faith

I attend Sacrament service every week. I try to read my scriptures and study daily. I have no calling or specific role in the church yet but am looking forward to when I do. I try to help out and participate in ward activities.