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Hi I'm Nancy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and devoted mother of 3 wonderful children. I am a stay-at-home mom and although it has been challenging, I have been very happy with my career of choice. My husband and I have been married for 25 years. I enjoy gardening, walking with my friends, scrapbooking occasionally, traveling, and everything associated with being a “domestic engineer”. I love my little dog Tanner, he makes me happy, and when my family is happy, I am happy!

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Mormon Church the summer before my senior of high school. My friends thought I was crazy making a vow not to drink alcohol right before I turned 18, which was the legal drinking age back then! I was attracted to the LDS kids at my school because they were not afraid to live their values, and they managed to have so much fun without alcohol or drugs. There was something special about those people and I wanted to be a part of that. Eventually I wanted my husband and children to be a part of that, and my husband joined the church 3 years ago after investigating the church for 5 years, and my children were all baptized on the same day. Being a member of the church of Jesus Christ has brought my family closer together and has grounded my children as they struggle to make good choices in their life. I am so excited to give this to them. I grew up believing in God, but more as a distant figurehead who had no real impact on my everyday life. Coming to actually know Christ and have a relationship with him has been life altering for me. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the true church of Jesus Christ that has been restored to the earth and it has brought much peace into my life.

How I live my faith

One thing I love about our church is that no one is paid for their service. Everybody volunteers their time and has a “calling”. We do not “make a living” off of our religion. Even the Bishop and Stake President has a full time job to provide for their families, and their calling is is all volunteer. Every 3 years or so we get a new calling. My current calling is the 2nd counselor in the Stake Young Women Presidency. I get to help plan youth activities, speak to the young women at ward conferences, plan service projects, and work with the ward young women presidencies. This is not a calling I would have ordinarily chosen, but it has been such a blessing in my life and has taught me so much about myself, I would not trade it. I also have a calling as a visiting teacher, where I am assigned 2-3 ladies in my ward, and I visit them personally in their homes once a month and give them a lesson and provide service to them. This is a wonderful program that helps our church community feel more unified. I try to read my scriptures and say my prayers every day, which brings me and my family closer to God. I love that when you join this church, you are not just going to a different church, you are changing your lifestyle. You really do live your religion in everything you do!