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Hi I'm Becky

I'm a police officer's wife. I love being a mommy to our two little boys. I could eat chocolate chips every day. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I share being a stay at home parent to our two sweet little boys, ages two years old and six months old. My husband is a police officer and works four days a week, and I work the opposite three days a week at a pediatricians office. It seems crazy at times, but it works well for us right now. I'm so thrilled that our boys get that special one on one time with their daddy. It's actually been a blessing that we need two incomes right now, because I belive that it's a great thing for them to have that time together. I grew up in Kansas and I LOVE living in Arizona. I hate the cold and the wind, so it was a good move that we made six years ago. I love to read and watch movies. I love to play games with my very competitive husband. I love to play and sing with our boys, even though I can't carry a tune. I love to bake but I'm not the best cook. I love our busy, but simple, life.

Why I am a Mormon

Seven years ago I led a very different kind of life and I was very unhappy. I knew that I needed to make some changes or else I was going to sink into depression. I stopped going to my family's Lutheran church sometime in High School and I didn't attend any church for about four years. When I decided that I wanted to turn my life around, finding a church was at the top of my list of things I wanted to do. I decided to try different churches because I never felt comfortable with my family's faith. I knew there was a God, and I beleived in Him. I knew in my heart that He would answer my prayers. And He did. I knelt in prayer one night and asked my Father in Heaven to send me someone that would make me happy. I was scared of being drawn into bad relationships over and over again and I wanted someone that would be a good influence in my life. I also asked God to help me to know which church He wanted me to go to. At that time, I had not yet attended any other churches. The very next day I met a man that I happily now call my husband. He and I worked in the same building and I had never seen him until that very day. When I asked some co-workers about him I got a similar response from everyone, "He is a really great person, so very nice. He's a Mormon," they told me. My response, "What's a Mormon?" I soon learned what a Mormon was. I was curious about this religion that I had never even heard of. He was kind and patient and wanted me to learn about it in my own time and from people other than him because he didn't want me to go to church just because we were quickly falling in love. It didn't take long for me to realize that God had answered my prayers and that this man and the church he belonged to were going to be the keys to my happiness. I started going to church with him and knew right away that it was right, and that this was Heavenly Father's plan for me. I was able to be baptized by my soon to be husband.

How I live my faith

We now live about a block away from our chapel. It's nice living so close to so many members that are striving to help each other all the time. I have the opportunity to teach the young women in our church and it has been such a great expierence getting to know and help these girls. My husband teaches Sunday School to the teenagers and he is so wonderful. I'm grateful that we will teach our children together. I'm grateful for his example and his support to me. To this day I get on my knees and thank my Heavenly Father for answering my prayers. I have been incredibly blessed because I chose to have faith and put my life into His hands. Do day to day challanges arise? Of course. They do for everyone. I am grateful for my faith in knowing that I am doing what the Lord would have me do. Everything else falls into place.