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Hi I'm Aubrey

I'm a violist and all around musician. I'm missing my mountain home, but enjoying my newest adventure! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I are in North Carolina as he is part of a fellowship with the VA hospital here in Durham. We're originally from Utah and are here by way of Denver, Colorado. We're missing our Rocky Mountains, but have enjoyed the opportunity to be out east (or south depending on who you talk to). I'm a violist who is trying to find my place in each new community we move into. While my husband finishes his schooling and training we get to be moving around a lot which can be hard when trying to establish teaching studios or permanence in ensembles. I love a classical concert or art museum, but would sometimes rather watch a game of basketball or football. The outdoors are my sanctuary and would rather spend a day in a National Park than a Disney Park (although I've never been, so maybe that's not a fair assessment). I've been to Japan with a college student who lived with my family as well as Italy, Spain and France while participating in a summer music festival. If I had wealth, it would be used towards travel and adventures instead of fancy things! My husband and I are also looking forward to having children to share in all of these adventures with.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a heritage of Danish pioneers on my father's side of the family, so our membership in the church is deeply rooted in our history. My mother was baptized into the church when she was 13 after being taught by missionaries. I guess the beginning answer to why I am a Mormon is because my family raised me to be. A bigger question is why I've stayed a Mormon. The simple answer it that it brings understanding and purpose to my life. I'm comforted to know that life is only a small portion of our existence and experience. We lived with our Heavenly Father before we came to earth and we have the opportunity to live with him again. I also am grateful to belong to a religion that has the same organization that was used in the times of the Bible. I know there is a living prophet with apostles on the earth today. To me, it shows me that God is not dead. That we are still receiving revelation from him the same way the Hebrews were lead by Moses. I have been shown God's love throughout my life and have felt the sustaining of my Savior Jesus Christ. I want to live my life according to their plan.

How I live my faith

I have always been involved with the music in church meetings. I started singing in our congregation's choir when I was about ten years old. I currently am the pianist for my choir right now. The hymns are such a beautiful way to share faith since so many of them belong to many different christian faiths. My husband and I are also the emergency preparation coordinators in our area. This is something we have no particular expertise in, but are trying to gather and build the resources needed to help the temporal welfare of the members of our congregation.