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Hi I'm Elizabeth

I am a wife & mother of 3: my blessing, my angel, & my miracle. I love GOOD food, to bike, run around with my kids & I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married & the mother of 3: my blessing, my angel, and my miracle - as I like to think of them. I've learned in the last several years that there are a lot of things in life that we just don't have control over. I am a nurse, and worked for 5 years in a hospital before taking time off to raise our family. I loved caring for my patients and treasured the experiences I had. I think my training as a nurse helped to prepare me to care for some of the special needs that our 3rd child, born with spina bifida, would have. But, I know it was the loss of our 2nd child that helped prepare my heart to love and cherish such a special child without hesitation. She is our "miracle." I love spending time with my family. I enjoy biking, taking walks, reading, & trying new recipes. I am part of an organization that sets up monthly neighborhood food drives in our county, and I organize the food drives for our town.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were taught by a couple of missionaries from the church and baptized in their early 20's while living in Germany, as my dad served in the army. They were the first members in each of their families. My siblings and I grew up with the teachings of the church in our lives & I have always believed in them. I was able to know of their truth for myself though because I felt the Holy Ghost witness to me, by a warm and peaceful feeling in my heart that they were true. I felt this many times growing up and it continues to help me today to stay on the right track in striving to keep God's commandments. I know that it is through his Son, Jesus Christ that we can find real happiness and peace in our lives. That is why I still believe today and continue to teach my children these same principles.

How I live my faith

I believe that part of the reason we go through trials in life is so we can learn and grow, and then use what we have learned from our experiences to help others. I believe that we can be instruments in the Lord's hands to help accomplish His work. I love working with children, it's where my heart has always been. I serve and teach the youth up to age 12 at church, and feel it's such a privilege! They are awesome! I learn from them on a weekly basis as well. Our child born with spina bifida has also taught our family many things. She has a bright and shining spirit which is apparent to anyone meeting her. She is a joy to us, as she lives life with such a happy and sweet disposition. She is the first to pray for someone in need or to make a card for another who is sick. She constantly reminds us of what is truly important in life, and her faith though she is young is very inspiring to me. She has health concerns that we monitor closely and physical challenges that require her to use a wheelchair, but she doesn't let that get in the way of her love for life, and people, and dogs! :) I love the special family which God has blessed me with! And I am grateful to know that this life isn't the end, that God has a plan for all of us, and that my family can all be reunited again some day. That's really why I live my faith.