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Hi I'm Amber

I love finding natural ways of healing. I'm a mother of 4. I home school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

For me, the greatest joys in life come from being the best wife and mother that I can be. My own mother showed me what it means to be a good mother... and she showed me how to have fun doing it. When my sweet mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 47, she went through the standard chemotherapy and radiation treatments. She tried other treatments as well including a double mastectomy, but nothing had the curative results we were all hoping for. She died only one year later at the age of 48. I have 5 sisters, a daughter and several nieces. My daughter contracted MRSA 4 years ago. We couldn't get rid of it for a long time even with the help of good doctors. I turned to the Lord and pleaded for direction. I found natural ways of healing her and ever since then I love finding ways of healing my family naturally with the wonderful things God has placed on the earth I love teaching my children. It brings me so much joy. Because of this my husband and I thought that home schooling might make sense for us. After 3 years of public school; repeatedly weighing the pros and cons; going back and forth, and revisiting previously resolved doubts and fears -- we started home schooling. I'm very happy with the decision my husband and I have made. I love it! And most of the time my children love it too. I enjoy camping, hiking, reading, learning Portuguese (I love the Brazilian people), and spending time with my husband. We were made for each other.

Why I am a Mormon

My great grandparents were Mormon. My grandparents are Mormon. My mom and dad are Mormon. I grew up a member of the church. Baptized at eight. So it looks like I'm a member because of the way I was raised... which is true - but not completely. I am a Mormon because I know through the experiences in my life that I have a loving Heavenly Father. I know that He knows who I am. I know that Jesus lived on this earth and gave me the greatest gift called the atonement. I have felt his healing power in my life and use the atonement on a daily basis. I know that through the keys of the priesthood I am sealed to my parents and my children are sealed to me. That knowledge brings me the greatest peace. When my mom; a mother of 8, died after only one year of fighting breast cancer I found out something about myself. We pleaded and begged the Lord for a miracle in our lives. The miracle we were looking for didn't come. But now 8 years later I see why that was the best thing for our family. Something changed within all of her children. More blessings then I can tell have come as a result of it. I have a testimony that God is a God of love. That we can trust in Him and know that all things are for our learning and our growth. I know I can trust Him. That knowledge makes all trials do able. Not easy but the is peace and joy in the journey of life.

How I live my faith

I have always loved music. I never knew that the Lord would use me to bless the lives of others through music. For about 5 years now I have led the choir for my ward and found the talents of others and asked them to help provide the music for our Sunday worship. I get to organize a night where classical music is played and amazing talents like painting, wood working, sculptors and many others are displayed. It's a beautiful event and I look forward to it. I get to go visit sisters in my ward and share an uplifting message, help them in the trials they face, and encourage them forward. I have a friend who has not gone to church for many years. I look forward to our visits. I enjoy our friendship where we get to share our trials, our joys, and our concerns. There is great joy in it all.