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Hi I'm Sheila.

I'm a happily married mother of four. I teach, laugh, learn, play and love. I'm smart, happy, and a little feisty. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in San Diego, California and am the youngest of four. I went to Brigham Young UniversityI and earned a degree in education. After college, my husband and I moved to Arizona which we now call home. We have four children and I feel privileged to be a stay home mom. I teach parenting classes and also substitute teach when I can. My kids are actively involved in sports and music so I have been to many sporting events and recitals. I am happy to support them in whatever they love. When I have any free time, I enjoy reading. But with four kids and a busy life, that sometimes proves to be difficult. I'm happy and so grateful for the blessings in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have been a member of the church since birth but wasn't truly converted until I was a teenager. I went to church and good parents who raised me but there came a point in my life where I had to search for truth and answers for myself. I always believed my parents and how they raised me but I had to know on my own. The scriptures really helped me gain a truer conviction of what I already knew. I believe in the power of prayer and the importance of building relationships with my Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. I know I am a daughter of a loving Father in Heaven. I am grateful for a young man who was strong enough to search out truth and his prayers were answered. Because of the sacrifices Christ made for me, I believe I will be able to live with my family forever. I will always be forever grateful to Him.

How I live my faith

I love a response by President Gordon B. Hinckley when he was asked in a large group of religious leaders, "In your church, what is the symbol of your faith?" He replied, "The symbol of our faith is the life we live each day." I think that is so true. I can profess to be whatever I want, but it is all in vain if I don't back that up with my actions. I try each day to do the best I can in the circumstances that I'm given. I love the Lord and try to show my love for him in all I do. It isn't always easy and I definitely have a long way to go, but each day I pray for strength and wisdom that I can handle whatever the day brings. Some days are better than others, but I know my Savior's love is unconditional and my worth a a daughter of God gets me through.