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Hi I'm Lynn

I’m very happy to be Mormon, and belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We are Christians. It’s a great life!

About Me

My grandmother raised me in the Mormon Church. She taught me how to pray to my Heavenly Father, and she prayed with me every day. She also taught me to live the commandments. When I was young I leaned on her testimony of Jesus Christ, and the beliefs of the Mormon Church. When I got into my upper teens I decided I needed to know for myself about all the things my grandmother and Sunday school teachers had taught me. I prayed a lot to know if these things were true, and I did more reading than I had done before. My prayers were answered. I had the strongest feeling in my heart and soul that my Heavenly Father had answered my sincere prayers. I knew it was the Holy Ghost manifesting this truth to me. I have never had any doubts. My husband and I raised our 5 children in the Church. I know we could not have been as good of parents as we were if it hadn’t been for the true Gospel of Jesus Christ in our lives and for the Church. We have always been so thankful that our Heavenly Father gave us these 5 beautiful children, and he trusted us to raise them and teach them the Gospel, and love them and care for them. They are all grown now and they have their own beautiful families.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a strong testimony that my Heavenly Father and his son Jesus Christ live, and they love all of us. I know with all my heart that the Plan of Salvation taught by the Mormon Church is true. Families are so important in our Church. If we live good lives and try hard to keep the commandments we can be families in the next life. Death is not the end. That is such a wonderful thing to know. The Lord knew none of us were going to be perfect. He just asks us to try our best. He made it possible for us to repent when we do something wrong, and if we are sincere He will forgive us. The Mormon Church gives the members of all ages, opportunities to serve each other, and to serve in our communities. I love the fact that our Bishop who is in charge of a large congregation (a Ward) is also a family man. He understands families and their needs. The Mormon way of life is a happy and active lifestyle. We are a happy people.

How I live my faith

I’m not perfect by far, but my goal every day is to try to become just a little bit more like Jesus. I love the Hymn “Have I done any good in the world today”. I try to keep that in mind. I have always had a calling in whatever Ward in the Church we have lived in. Right now I get to teach the little 7 year olds. They are all turning 8 years old this year. When they turn 8 years old they get to be baptized. It’s and exciting time. I love each one of them. They love learning about Jesus and Heavenly Father. Other times I’ve taught the older ones, been compassionate service leader, served on the activities committee, Sunday school teacher, leadership positions, and a visiting teacher (you go to the ladies homes), and lots of other callings. I’ve enjoyed all of my callings in the Church. I have felt each one has helped me to grow spiritually by serving in different ways. I attend my Church meetings every Sunday. I say my prayers morning and night. My husband and I take turns praying together every night. We always have a blessing at mealtime to thank our Heavenly Father for out food. I try my best to read my scriptures every day. My husband and I try very hard to keep the Sabbath Day Holy. We don’t go out to restaurants, or shopping, or movies, or any type of entertainment on Sundays. Sunday is a special day to go to Church, and to rest, and for family time. As a Mormon, we have 2 families. Our own family, and our Ward family, and I think most Mormons do. I’ve heard it said that Mormons are the happiest people on earth. I believe it’s true. We have so much to live for.