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Hi I'm Erika

I love music, I love sunshine, I love my husband and my five children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a homemaker in my 40's with an active family. Keeping up with them takes up most of my time! I try to stay active by exercising daily. I feel like being healthy increases my quality of life. I'm also a teacher. I taught in public school for three years (high school English, yearbook, history) and I currently teach in an Alternative Education program that allows me to work from home. I love music. I play and teach piano and I enjoy singing. When my siblings and my Mom and I get together, we love to sing in four-part harmony around the piano, and we sound good! Now my children, my husband, and I are working on singing in harmony together.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and I knew then, as I know now, that it is the true church. I had some periods of searching in my youth, but I found that what I had always known really was true. God is in our lives and he loves us. He would not leave us without guidance, and I rely on that guidance to work through my problems and adversity. I feel great peace in knowing Jesus and God, and in being able to be totally clean and honest. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Currently I teach Sunday School to teens aged 16-18. I love it! Teaching the gospel makes me happy, and I learn so much as I prepare to teach, and also from the kids I teach. I have had many callings over the course of my lifetime and have learned and grown from all of them. What a blessing it is that Heavenly Father allows us to have callings and to serve each other!

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