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Hi I'm Audrey

I grew up in McAllen, Texas. I married my high school sweetheart, Cody. We have 5 children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mom. I have 3 girls and 2 boys. I spend my time running the house, and running kids everywhere. I enjoy sewing, playing the piano, playing card and board games, and I much prefer to eat out than cook. I have a passion for singing even though my voice is not that great. When my kids get older, I would love to learn ballet too.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a tiny child, my parents taught me about Jesus Christ. They exemplified him on a daily basis, and they read and explained the scriptures to me. When I was a teenager, I wanted to learn for myself whether or not God lived and Jesus was our Savior. So I began to pray. I prayed for a few months. I slowly began to notice that I felt peace in my heart each time I knelt in prayer. I never wanted to lose that peaceful feeling. I have noticed that if I am kind and helpful, that peace stays with me, when I get frustrated or angry, it leaves. I believe this peace is the Holy Spirit witnessing to me that God lives, and Jesus is the Savior. I testify God loves us and wants us to be happy. If we obey his commandments we can be happy. I testify that the Bible and the Book of Mormon are true. I feel closer to God as I study them. The flame that my parents kindled in my heart as a child has grown into a fire burning deep in my soul-- always giving me warmth and light.

How I live my faith

I participate in our ward by helping teach children at church. I sometimes play the piano, too. I like to help the children learn about Jesus. I love to share stories with them about how the Savior lived, what he expects of us, and how we can keep his commandments in this crazy world. I am also a visiting teacher for the church. This means that I visit a few ladies who live in my ward about once a month. I try to help them any way that I can. I share with them a monthly message from our church leaders. These messages are centered around the Savior. They teach us to be forgiving, helpful, patient, and kind, just as He was.