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Hi I'm Salina

I grew up in a small mining town in Arizona. I studied nursing in college. Now I'm a wife and mother of three. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I went to nursing school where I met a girl who is now my sister-in-law. After she introduced me to her brother, we fell in love (the brother and me) and got married. Now I am a wife and mother to 2 girls and 1 boy. I love music and I love making things. I like to read just for entertainment. I am not working as a nurse, just working as a wife, mom and homemaker. I have up and down days, but I am trying hard to do my best. Sometimes I feel as though I can barely keep my head above water, but I know that I have been greatly blessed.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents that were members of the church, so I have always been a member. I was baptized when I was eight. I loved going to church as a child. I struggled a bit during high school with wanting to be active in the church, but through good friends and leaders who strived to serve the Lord, I was welcomed back with loving arms. I continued to be involved in church programs during college and even though I made mistakes along the way, I always knew the gospel was true and that church was where I needed to be. I continue to follow His gospel because I have felt the Spirit of Christ testify to my soul that the teachings of the church are true. I cannot deny those feelings. Even though living the gospel may not always feel like the easiest way, I know it is the only way. I am grateful for this knowledge that I am so blessed to have had my entire life. I still struggle sometimes, but the gospel helps me through those struggles.

How I live my faith

I currently work in the children's organization of the church conducting the music. This was a little intimidating to me at first even though I love music. I had previously been the pianist in many wards prior to my current ward. In fact, I was the pianist in my current ward before recieving a calling as the chorister. I was very comfortable "hiding" back behind the piano and never having to say anything, but being the chorister is very different. I get to teach the kids new songs and play games with them, and I get to teach them through song. It is amazing to be able to bear testimony to the kids through song. Songs are capable of communicating the spirit so strongly. I can remember being a child and feeling the Spirit testify to me while listening to music. I hope that the children I now teach can feel that same sweet spirit. I also try to live in a way that shows my faith. I try to keep Heavenly Father's commandments. Even though I cannot keep them 100% of the time, I know that if I do my best, Jesus Christ, through his atonement, can make up for the things I cannot do. I try to be a good person, to be kind to others, to help others when I can, and to teach my children to do the same.