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Hi I'm Sherri

I'm a (self-proclaimed) whiz in the kitchen and a lover of vintage Volkswagens. I'm a wife and a mother of 3. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up I was a good student and stayed very involved with school activities and athletics. Once I entered the college scene, however, I realized it wasn't the place for me. I started working full-time and found my passion working in a chiropractic office; massage therapy. I went to school and got my certificate and worked for a few years but in the meantime I got married and had my first baby. Now, THIS was my calling! I can't imagine even the most financially successful career being as rewarding as this. So, for now, the massage therapy is on hold and I am just fine with that.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm NOT Mormon because I grew up Mormon. I am Mormon because I choose to be! In my late teens, early twenties I actually shut God and religion completely out of my life. I started making choices that were contrary to the teachings that I grew up with. The things I was doing brought immediate thrills and fun and I never gave thought to future consequenses. But the future consequenses eventually became present realities and I found myself in a really lonely place. I had pushed away a lot of important people in my life, and the people I was running around with were never genuine friends. Their friendships with me were shallow and dependant only on having "fun" together. I found myself in a low place; alone and in regret. I decided to go back to church on Easter Sunday. The message being taught that day was a message I had heard MANY times before. But, this time, it was different. The wandering soul was ME! And I NEEDED the Atonement. I needed to hear that my Savior was waiting at the door for me. Now, don't get me wrong, my re-conversion didn't happen with the snap of a finger. It took time for me to re-dedicate myself one-hundred percent. There were some behaviors that took time for me to abandon. But I felt my Savior walking with me the entire journey. Being a re-converted member of the Mormon church has brought me more joy than I have ever felt.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon, to me, means that I begin each day with family scripture study and prayer before sending my oldest off to school. It means that as a member of the Relief Society I am willing at any time to give service like bringing dinner to a family who is dealing with sick kids. It means that I go to church each week, despite the fact that I have 3 young, squirmy kids, because I realize the need to feed my spirit. I CRAVE it! It means that I try every day to be a good human being and to teach my kids to do and be the same. I also try to share my talents as much as possible. In essence, I am trying each day to learn better the teachings of the Savior and to emulate those teachings.