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Hi I'm Catherine

I'm a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, a physical therapist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I wear many hats. The hat I wear the most and the one that is the best reflection of me is that of a mother. I have three beautiful daughters ranging in ages from almost 4 to 10. I volunteer at my daughters' school when I can. I am a great taxi driver spending lots of time driving to and from and sitting through soccer practices. I am the least popular mother in the world when forcing my daughters to do their piano practice, all the while telling them that they will thank me one day. I wear the hat of a wife...trying to be a support to my husband, give him encouragement, love and devotion. I enjoy having fun with him on date nights and saying, "Oh yeah....we do have lots of fun together even without our children!". I wear the hat of a physical therapist working part-time serving the geriatric population. My desire is to bring a ray of sunshine into their home each time I visit. I wear the hat of a family member and try to help members of my family when I can. I wear the hat of Relief Society president for our area (Relief Society is a world-wide organization of women united together to increase faith, fortify families and provide relief for those suffering - it's the largest women's organization in the world). Of all my hats the one that allows me to function as all the others is that of a daughter of a loving Heavenly Father who knows my divine nature and worth. This is a blessing to me every day. I live a full and blessed life.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before I was born, in their early 20's. They raised me in the church though they divorced when I was young. Both of my parents continued to have the gospel as part of their lives. I will forever be grateful that they taught me this gospel from my youth. When I was a young girls, around 8, I began reading the Book of Mormon on my own. It took me about 2 years to read it through the first time; I believed the book to be true. As I became highschool age I attended seminary which is offered to highschool students where we study scripture before school each day. During that time and in the short years that followed I was able to read more scripture including the Old Testament and the New Testament along with other scripture called the Doctrine and Covenants. There is a promise at the end of the Book of Mormon which tells readers that if they pray with sincerity they will know of the truthfulness of the book. I have tested this numerous times and have felt my prayers be answered letting me know of the truthfulness of the book. I have asked God as we are told to do in James 1:5 to know of truth and have felt for certainty through the power of the Holy Ghost that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints contains the gospel as Christ set it up when He was here upon the earth. That's why I'm Mormon....because I have a desire to live as my Heavenly Father wants me to and to strive to follow the example of my Savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I love my faith my trying to live each day as the Lord would have me live. I try to teach my children correct principles and treat others with kindness. I accept requests to help others with gladness in my heart for I know that I am doing the will of my Heavenly Father. I try to help those in need through compassionate service. I pray individually and with my family daily as well as read my scriptures daily and with my family. I engage in conversations with my children about our beliefs and enocourage them to seek for answers to their questions through scripture study and prayer. I try to show gratitude and feel grateful for the blessings of my life. I pray for others. I strive to keep covenants that I have made and try to live high standards in my morals and conduct.