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Hi I'm Shelly Andrus

I live in Arizona with my husband. We have four children. Two that are married. One grandchild and one on the way. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a stay at home mom and have had the privledge of being home with my four children through their growing up years. Even though my 'baby' is almost 20 years old, I still enjoy being home and helping my children whenever I can. I now enjoy babysitting a granddaughter and will be adding a grandson next year. I love to garden, read books, (which right now I'm on an Agatha Christie kick), and try different recipes in the kitchen.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, I've been a member all my life, but there came a time in my teenage years where I needed to know for sure if the religion I grew up with was the true gospel of Jesus Chirst. I looked back on all the experiences I had while at church, or while reading scriptures or being with my family and friends and realized that I have been blessed with the Holy Ghost always testifying to me of truth all my life. I have a testimony of my own that Jesus Chirst is my Savior, the Son of God and the head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. I love the blessings of the temple where I have made covenants with God and if I live the commandments and principles of the gospel I can be with my family eternally.

How I live my faith

I serve in my ward as the Scout advancement chairman. I keep records of all the Boy Scouts and get their rank advancements and merit badges ready for them. I enjoy this because it is a behind the scenes kind of job. I like to attend church activities and associate with members. I visit four women every month that attend my ward. I enjoy these visits and love to help them whenever I can. My husband and I read scriptures and pray together every evening. It brings the Spirit into our home and gives us time to discuss gospel topics. I think it unifies us as a couple and stregthens our marriage.