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Hi I'm Julie

I am a mother of eight, a grandmother of two, a substitute teacher and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of eight and a grandmother of three. I have a degree in Early Child Education. I work as a substitute teacher at the elementary school that my children attend. I love to cook for my family and reading is a must in my life. I enjoy sewing and needlework. I also have a passion for family history work. I collect histories of my ancestors so that I can know about their lives and share this with my children.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by faithful, active parents. When I became a teenager it became important to know for myself whether the gospel was true. I read the Book of Mormon from cover to cover and then went to the Lord in fervent prayer. I received a witness of the truthfulness of these things through a warmness within and a deep conviction in my mind. As I have become a mother my testimony of the gospel has helped me through some rough times. I know that Joseph Smith saw the Father and the Son. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that because of my temple marriage to my wonderful husband that I will be with my family through the eternities. I know that Thomas S. Monson is the prophet of the Lord.

How I live my faith

I am an activity days leader in my ward. Twice a month I plan and carry out an activity with a group of 11 year old girls in my ward. We work on serving others, developing talents and learning to live the gospel. I enjoy working with these sweet girls. I am also assigned to visit several ladies in my ward each month. I look forward to our visits. We are able to share our joys, struggles, accomplishments and thoughts about many things. Each Monday evening my family gathers for Family Home evening. We read scriptures, sing songs, learn about gospel subjects, play games, eat sweets and enjoy being together. Every morning my family gathers to read from the pages of the Book of Mormon and have a family prayer before the kids leave for school.