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Hi I'm Lynda

I grew up in the church. I am a full-time Mom. I own my own business, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Mom with three wonderful kids. I play the piano. I like to read. I own a small business offering assessment consulting services to business improvement districts. I'm weird because one of my favorite things to do is Math with my kids; I especially like Algebra. I am amazing and talented in the kitchen because I can burn food in many new and creative ways, and I can wrinkle the most wrinkle-resistant clothes. I love to laugh, I love to ride my bike with my husband and my daughter even though they ride faster than me, and I love being a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church so sometimes I have wondered do I live this religion just out of habit? The resounding answer to that is NO! I love my Heavenly Father and I love my Savior. The principles taught make sense to me in my mind and they feel right in my heart. When I live the gospel, I am happy. When I hug my children and my husband, I can feel in my heart that families are forever. That makes sense in my mind, because how could heaven be wonderful without my kids, without my husband, without my parents. I know Heavenly Father lives and that he loves me. He knows me, he knows my name, he knows my needs, he knows my strengths, he knows my weaknesses. I know this because I've felt his love for me. I know that he will miss me if I don't make it back to live with him again. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know that God does indeed grant us daily breath. I know there is great power in the priesthood. I have a testimony of the word of wisdom, tithing, fast offerings, and chastity. I know that when I pray, study my scriptures and attend church with faith that I am happier and strengthened in the day to day struggles of life, dinner and the never-ending laundry.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon certainly keeps you busy, but the most important part of living my faith are the individual things. I strive to pray every day and read the scriptures every day so that I can be strengthened. As a family, we are dedicated to family dinner time, then we read the scriptures as a family almost every day right after dinner (3 pages a day), we conclude the day with family prayer. Even if occasionally it goes poorly, it brings a sweet spirit into our home overall. I serve in the church. Right now I teach the four-year old Primary class and am the den leader for the Bear Cub Scouts. We attend the temple often, always followed by a trip for Sushi (yum). I teach my kids about Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I try to help them recognize the hand of God in their day to day lives. And I try to laugh every day and be kind to the people I interact with, because God wants us to be happy and to share his love.