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Hi I'm Aubry

I am a former teacher, now a stay-at-home mom. I enjoy reading, attending plays, fishing, and more. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of 4 children, and the only girl. I have lived in the Western United States for my entire life, but I have been lucky enough to visit many states and a few other countries including Japan, Mexico, and Canada. It is always fun to travel and to learn about other cultures. I enjoy a variety of music and have played the piano since I was eight. I begged my parents to let me quit piano lessons, but they wouldn't allow it. Ironically, all three of my brothers only took lessons for maybe a year or two. Not very fair, huh? However, I am grateful now and plan to make my kids take lessons too. I also enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and photography. I enjoy baking, and sometimes I like to cook, but I can't stand doing dishes. It's a problem. Luckily, my husband enjoys cooking and he'll even do dishes. I lucked out, I know. I graduated from college with a degree in elementary education. After teaching for two years I became a stay-at-home mom. We have two energetic little girls. I love being a mom! Some days are really hard, but I wouldn't trade it for anything. I have plans to return to school to pursue a master's degree when my kids are older. I think I want to work with counseling or adoption, so I am considering a degree in social work or marriage and family therapy.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that most religions have part of the truth, and there are very good people of all faiths; however, I believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has the full truth as taught by Christ himself. The gospel of Jesus Christ was restored in fullness, and with that comes knowledge that brings me great peace and happiness. I know my family can be together forever, and I know that if I'm doing my best to live a good life, I can one day be perfected through my Savior Jesus Christ. I was born to parents that are active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, so I have been part of this church since birth. I have chosen to continue to live the gospel of Jesus Christ because I want to be like my Savior. I want to grow and be a little better each day. I want to help and serve others. And I want my family and myself to be happy. Throughout different challenges in my life I have relied on my faith in Jesus Christ and have found peace in knowing that even though life is hard, He is always there to help me and to guide me. I know my Heavenly Father has a plan for me, and living the gospel of Jesus Christ will allow me to reach my full potential and fulfill all I have been sent here to do.

How I live my faith

We as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are definitely encouraged to be involved in our church and the community. At church I have been given many different assignments including planning activities for the congregation or the women's group, teaching lessons and music to the children, playing the organ or the piano, conducting music, and helping others with emergency preparedness. Each assignment has given me the opportunity to get to know more people and has helped me grow as a person. Every woman in the church also has the opportunity to be involved in visiting teaching, which is where we are assigned two or three women to visit monthly and to look out for. If they need help, they know they can call their visiting teachers. Many times these visiting teaching assignments lead to great friendships. I used to do a lot of volunteer work in the community when I was younger (with March of Dimes, at a local hospital, etc.), but as it turns out volunteer work becomes a little more difficult when you are a mom of young children. However, I try to serve by donating to different causes, helping neighbors in need, and volunteering in my daughter's school classroom. When my kids are all in school I know I will be able to find more opportunities for service outside of my home.

Are Mormons Christians?

Yes, Mormons are Christians! We believe wholeheartedly in Jesus Christ and his teachings as contained in the Bible and the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. We believe that he created the earth under the direction of Heavenly Father, and we believe that he was born to Mary. He taught and served on the earth and was then crucified and resurrected. We believe that we should treat people as Christ did, with love and respect. We believe that by following his teachings and his perfect example we can become better people. It is his atoning sacrifice that makes it possible for us to overcome our sins and our weaknesses. And only through Him will we be made whole and able to return to His presence after this life. Show more Show less