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Hi I'm Susan

I'm a Mormon. I recently converted to the church and I have never been happier.

About Me

I am a grandma and a mom first and foremost. I grew up, finished school and taught for a while in Texas and married there. We moved to Colorado and shortly thereafter we divorced. I was a single mom for most of my children's lives and I was very fortunate to be able to adjust my work schedule around their needs. They are both college graduates and have very productive lives and for that I am very proud. I retired as a financial advisor after 18 years and now I am an anti-aging specialist, running my global distribution business from my home. I live alone with my three cats, My life is very good.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Methodist church where my father was a Sunday School teacher. We attended every Sunday morning, Sunday evening and usually Wedneday evening. I also participated in Young Life in high school and Saturday Night for Christ once a month. But even as a child I felt I was missing something. I would have long and many discussions with my father over the years trying to sort out what the theology was that left me wanting. I left the church for a while and when I returned, I began teaching adults Old and New Testaments. I did that for many years. But the more I studied and prepared for my lessons, that vague feeling that something was missing resurfaced. I knew there had to be more! When I asked my questions, the answer was that we will know in time all the answers, but not in this lifetime. So I just resigned myself to the situation. A few years ago, one of my business partners and I were on Skype and were comparing notes on what we had been teaching in our respective classes that Sunday. He mentioned something that I had never heard and I sat up straight and asked for more. I couldn't get enough! The seeds he sowed that day landed upon very fertile ground and I began reading and studying everything I could get my hands on. I eventually made the decision to move to where my business partners lived and began taking the Missionary lessons. I was baptized Septmber, 2010 and in October, 2011, I was able to go through the Temple for the first time. I have never been happier in my life. The Restored Gospel answered all the questions I had all my life and now nothing is missing. I now have the rest of the story that I sensed I was missing! Now it all makes sense to me. All the puzzle pieces have snapped into place and I am happy to say that I am a Morman.

How I live my faith

I attend services every Sunday and look forward to it all week. I read my scriptures most every day. I am a visiting teacher which means I have a partner and we go see a few female members of the community each month to see if we can help them with anything and also deliver a short lession. Mostly, it is to strengthen the community and build friendships. I especially enjoy the strong sense of community and mutual welfare. I love being embraced and included in such a rich life of friendship and love. I look forward to my visiting teachers and participating in activities. I have never felt so welcomed in my life. I look forward to finding ways to support others and do little caring things as others have done for me. I especially love the family life I am also able to participate in, even though my family is scattered far and wide. If I can do even a small part in holding a lantern for others, I will be very blessed. did I say how happy I am?