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Hi I'm Lyndi

I grew up in Florida. I went to school at BYU and the University of Utah. I'm a wife, mother, and speech pathologist. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I was raised in what is considered the "mission field" of the church in Riverview, FL. I had a close friend who was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but for the most part most of my friends were not members. It was not difficult to maintain the high standards of the church because I was able to surround myself with friends who shared the same values as me although they were of a different faith. From the time I was young, sports were very important to me. I played soccer all the way through high school helping our team win the State Championship my senior year. I also enjoy running, skiing, mountain biking, and when time permits, rock climbing. I attended BYU for my undergraduate degree in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and went on to receive a Master's degree as well in speech-language pathology at the University of Utah. I am married to a wonderful man, have a daughter whom I adore, a handsome little boy, and a little girl on the way.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because this religion contains the fullness of the gospel. Not only do we have the sacred words of prophets from the Bible and Book of Mormon but we have modern day prophets who lead and guide us. I know they speak directly with Heavenly Father and come back to us with words of encouragement, guidance, and ways in which we can live to be happy and safe. I am Mormon because it helps me to love those around me. To love and tolerate those who don't share the same beliefs and to look at them as a brother and sister. It helps me to be kind. I am Mormon because the truth that is shared in the gospel helps me understand the trials I am going through. It gives me guidance and comfort knowing I have a direct relationship with God and He will answer my prayers. I am Mormon because I have had prayers directly answered. My religious decision has blessed my family tremendously. It has not prevented hard and difficult things from happening but it has helped us get through them. I am Mormon because it gives me answers to where I was before this earthly life, why I am here, and where I am going. I am Mormon because it gives me hope for a better world.

How I live my faith

I volunteer in my church to help coordinate and plan activities for the women in our ward ages 18 and older. I previously worked with young girls ages 16-18 by teaching them each Sunday and attending weekly activities with them. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with both age groups and have been able to learn so many things from both. By planning activities it really helps me think of the women in the ward and their needs. Our committee tries to think of what the women are going through and what activities can uplift them spiritually, emotionally, socially, and physically. We take care of each other and look after one another. I live my faith outside of Sunday services by trying to be a friendly neighbor, a stranger willing to help, and most importantly by being a good mother to my daughter and teaching her the values and standards of our Faith to help her be a better person, friend, and neighbor. I try my best to apply the teachings of our church in my everyday life and be there to help those in need.