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Hi I'm Sandy

I'm a mother of 4 children and a volunteer at their schools. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a homemaker. I recently quit teaching preschool and piano lessons, so I can spend more time with my family. I get to play princess and puzzles with my three year old daughter, and play catch and jump on the trampoline with my five year old son. I'm a volunteer in my church's Relief Society and in my children's schools. I love the opportunity this gives me to get to know their teachers and friends. In the mornings and afternoons, you'll find me in the minivan...chauffeuring my kids to school, orchestra, music lessons, softball games, cub scouts, church youth activities, etc. I enjoy entertaining. We often invite friends or family over for dinner. My husband and I like to cook the meal together. The highlight of my week is going on a date with my husband. We usually just go to dinner or a movie, but we always look forward to our night out! He brings the fun factor to everything our family does, and encourages us to be adventurous...camping, rock climbing & wake boarding.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon, because I feel that Jesus Christ is the head of our church. I know that He died for me, as well as everyone else on the earth. He did this for us, because He loves us, and His atonement provides the only way for us to return and live with Him. Jesus Christ is my Savior. His atonement also provides the way for our families to be joined together after we die. Marriages performed in holy temples are for eternity, not just until death. My husband and I were married in the Salt Lake Temple, and the knowledge that our family is eternal has been such a great source of comfort to us. For example, a few years ago when my pregnancy ended early with a stillborn baby, our family was so sad for our loss, but when we prayed for comfort we felt the love of our Savior through the Holy Ghost, and the reassurance that through the Savior's atonement our temple marriage has made us an eternal family. What a great comfort it is to know that death is not the end of our family relationships.

How I live my faith

Jesus said, if you love me feed my sheep, so I take a friend or two with me every week to visit someone: new families in the neighborhood, widows & widowers, single parents, families with new babies, families mourning a loss, those with loved ones serving in the military...there is always someone nearby who appreciates a visit from a neighbor who cares. Sometimes we take them dinner or a dessert to brighten their day. At the end of our visit, I often ask if we can pray for them. Their answer is always, "yes!" Prayer is often the greatest help to them, because God hears every prayer to Him, and He always answers with the peace and comfort that only His Spirit can bring.