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Hi I'm Cyndi

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Oregon. I enjoy music, movies, family and friends.

About Me

I am a 27 year old mom, I have a wonderful husband, a daughter who is 2 and a new baby boy who joined our family just before Thanksgiving. I love being a mom, wife, sister, daughter and friend. I love music, listening, singing and playing the piano. I also enjoy movies, reading, shopping, going to the beach, loving living in Southern California and soaking up the sunshine. Grateful for wonderful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as we don't have any family who lives close! I don't know if I could survive without such wonderful people surrounding us!! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for many reasons. I believe in the church, the gospel and what it does for me and others. I know the church to be true. I was baptised when I was 8 years old by my father. I have been active all my life, which isn't always easy when people judge you and watch your every move. Every Sunday I attend church it builds my testimony more and more, it fills my "bucket", along with prayer and scripture study (personal, family and couple) which helps me get through the week. I have always believed the teachings I heard on Sunday and felt the Spirit, but it wasn't until I was 18 living on my own, attending a BYU ward that I really knew for myself that the church was true. It was great to lean on my parents testimony of the church, but so wonderful to have it on my own, and really know for myself.

How I live my faith

In my ward at church I am a visiting teacher which means I have another girl I go out with and we visit sisters in our ward once a month. I am also lucky to be visit taught, it's nice to know that people care and if I am in need of anything I let them know and same with those we visit teach, we are there to build each other up. To be there in joy and sadness. To just be there for each other. We see how they are doing, share a gospel message and just enjoy talking to them. I also am an Assistant Den Leader for Cub Scouts, I have really enjoyed the challenges of this calling and enjoyed working with the Cub Scouts. The Den leader and I meet with them for an hour 3 times a month.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Cyndi
When we attend church we wear our 'Sunday Best' which for men typically wear suits, Dress pants, white button up shirt and tie; women wear modest dresses or skirts and children also dress up for Sunday. Members celebrate, Christmas and Easter which are our most Spiritual Holiday's as we remember the birth, suffering, death and most importantly the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. We also celebrate, regional and national holidays of the the places and countries they live. Also birthdays and anniversaries. Show more Show less