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Hi I'm Elizabeth.

I'm a mother, I love to make quilts and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and have lived most of my life in the pacific northwest. My husband and I are the parents of 3 children who we love dearly. Being a military family has given us opportunities to travel and to live in Germany which we loved. My husband just came back from his 3rd deployment overseas. Through these deployments our family has become very close as we've suported eachother with dad gone from home. I graduated from college with a degree in fashion design, sewing and textiles. I love to sew and make quilts and I teach quilting classes. My daughter and I enjoy giving community service making handmade comfort quilts to take to sick children at local hospitals.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. It has brought much joy into my life. Our church teaches that families are very important to our happiness. I know that this is true as my husband and I have raised our children. Following the teachings of Jesus Christ through our church's programs and Sunday worship have given me and my family the foundation we've needed to give us strength to live in a perilous world. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ live and that they know me and love me. Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. I have read The Book of Mormon many times and have a testimony of it's teachings and truthfulness. I feel very blessed to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

Every morning our family has family prayer before leaving our home. We know this gives us comfort and strength to get through our day until we can return home. Daily reading of the scriptures gives me knowledge of our Savior Jesus Christ so I can better live His teachings in my every day life. I have had many opportunities to teach the young children of our church in Sunday School and have been so blessed. I have seen them grow in their understanding of the importance of keeping the commandments and of living Christ-like lives. Now many of them are teens and adults and I see them still living the gospel. Keeping the Sabbath day holy by attending church meetings, spending time with our family and giving service makes Sunday a special day our family looks forward to each week. It's not just "another day", it's the Lord's day. Jesus Christ spent his earthly ministry helping people and giving service. From an early age we taught our children the importance of helping others by helping children with disablities, assisting the elderly in our communtiy and taking cookies we baked together to our neighbors. For several years my daughter and I sewn handmade comfort quilts to take to sick children at our local hospital. We knit hats which we give to children in need. This has brought us a lot of joy to give service. Now as adults my children continue to follow Christ's example by giving service to others both at church and in our community. It has become their way of life and they do it with loving caring hearts.