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Hi I'm Lilian

I have a huge love for my family and friends, I'm a full time mother of 3 very active boys, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Before I became a mother I have always been interested in the fashion industry. I started off with work experience in a beauty salon, realising that I really enjoyed this industry I decided to start an apprenticeship in hairdressing, I then went into make up, I felt that I needed something a little more solid, something I could always fall back into, so I decided to do a Diploma in Child Care Services, I thought at the end of the day, if I didn't work in this industry, I could use the information for my own children. I ended up working in Child Care for 5yrs and loved it. I met a wonderful return missionary, we got married in Sydney Temple and began our family. A few years later I still weave in and out of the fashion industry but my first love is my family.

Why I am a Mormon

My parent have bought me up in the gospel all my life, but I got to a point where I needed to know myself if the gospel was true, if Heavenly Father really did listen to our prayers and how was it possible for a young boy like Joseph Smith to translate the golden plates that have become The Book of Mormon. All of these answers didn't all come at once but as they came, my heart continuously became fulfilled with the knowledge that all these things were true. at the age of six I learnt how to read and write in Spanish through The Book of Mormon, my parents worked very hard at that time but I had a deep desire to learn my native language. As I kept over coming the difficulties of the words of the Book of Mormon they became easier and easier. I was later able to write to my Grandmother in spanish and tell her of my accomplishments. I look back now and it amazes me how one book was able to be my teacher and tutor and I understood that, that only comes with power of the priesthood and the love of God. As my life continued I have been faced with many challenges in my life both as a young adult and also as a mother and wife, through all of my dark hours I would ask my Heavenly Father for his help and the need to feel his love. I always felt his love, power, knowledge and understanding around me, he has always reminded me that he is there and that he will never leave me alone.

How I live my faith

One of the most life altering experience was when I worked with the young women in my community, we had so much fun unfolding our obstacles and having different activities to develop our talents, I have recently been assigned to work with the women of the community and I hope I can provide them with similar activities so we can all get to know each other and work together as a community. I have taught many age groups in my life but at the moment I am assisting in teaching the Young Adults. I thoroughly enjoy teaching as I love learning about the gospel and teaching those things I have learnt. I also find that I tend to learn a lot from those I teach.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Lilian
Of Course!! through the power of the priesthood, families are sealed together for time and all eternity. It is such a comfort to know that life changing decisions such as marriage and having children doesn't change because we die. I know that if I were to ever loose any of my family I would certainly feel torn apart, but if I didn't have a testimony of an eternal family I wouldn't be able to function. Just having the knowledge that when I pass this life my husband and children will be together and will be able to find each other is such a joy. I love my family too much to not search for a way to be together for ever, I will do all in my power to have that, Heavenly Father has provided a way and I'm going to try to upkeep it as well as I can. It's comforting to know that if any of my family was to pass away, I would miss them very much, but I will certainly see them again. Show more Show less