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Hi I'm Heidi

I'm a Mormon. I live in Olympia, Washington. I'm a mother of 4 children and am going to school to become a nurse.

About Me

As a mother of four I stay very busy taking care of my children. Before i went back to school I loved to read, knit, sew, crochet, scrapbook, play with my kids amoung many other daily activities. I struggle to keep the balance of scripture study, prayers, me time, taking care of kids and now school. My prayers always consist of pleads to my heavenly father to help me keep the balance between all of these things along with protection for my children and help with personal struggles that are weighing on my soul. I always have something to be thankful for, weather, help in studing, a everyday blessing that came at just the right time. I am not perfect and fall down regularly and need my heavenly fathers assistance to make it through the day and eventually back to him to live with my eternal family.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm the daughter of two converts to the church, I was born and my parents took me to church every sunday, even when on vacation. I have always had a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel. This doesn't mean I didn't have questions growing up or it didn't take me time to gain a testimony of a particular gospel point or that my testimony doesnt continue to grow each day, It does. The spirit of god was strong in the home i grew up in, I felt that comforting spirit as my parents taught me the gospel, read scriptures to me and said family prayer. Thats where my testimony started.

How I live my faith

I go to church every sunday. I have had many callings in the church but currently I lead the music for relief society. I love this calling I get to bear my testimony to all the sisters each sunday through the music that is sung. I visit teach 3 sisters with my companion and have made several friends with sisters in my ward this way. These sisters have blessed me more than I can ever bless them.  I see the evidence that there is a god in my life everyday and he continues to bless my life even when satan tries to tempt me away or make me feel that god doesn't remember im here. God knows me and sends me blessings when I need them. When life is hardest I know all I have to do is offer a prayer and god will send the holy ghost to comfort me, he may not take the trial away but he will make it bearable.

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

I am greatful the lord has blessed me with a healthy body, I chose each day to do the best I can to take care of that body by living the commandments given to us. By doing so my mind is clear and it is easier for me to learn. Im able to take care of my children, and enjoy the blessings of observing the beautiful world god has blessed us with, I love the feeling being healthy, after having four kids I had gained weight and did not feel healthy, but by observing the commandments god has given us and praying to god for help I lost a large amount of weight I feel healthier and get sick less often, I know this is a blessing from god. Show more Show less