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Hi I'm Bonnie Wood

I'm a Mormon. I am a convert to the Church. I joined 30+ years ago and have never regretted it for a moment.

About Me

I am a convert to the Church. I joined at age 35 and had four more children after my conversion. It was one of the best choices I have ever made. I am the mother of 6, three boys and 3 girls and the grandmother of 18 with two more on the way the beginning of 2012! They truly make my life complete. When I think of my former life and where I was compared to now, I am so thankful the Missionaries found me in the islands of Hawaii. I am a retired interior designer and love spending time with my grandchildren. I also work at a part time job just to keep "fresh". I love my life and my family and am so thankful to a Heavenly Father who gave me a fresh start in life at a time when I was desperately searching for answers!

Why I am a Mormon

I was a careen woman personified when the Missionaries found me at age 35 in Hawaii 30+ years ago. At that time, I was continually trying to find things to challenge me and make me feel complete even though from the outside I'm sure I seemed very successful. Within I felt as if I was on a fast track going nowhere in particular! When I started researching the Church, I realized that there was so much more to life and the gospel than I had ever considered or experienced to that point. Being sealed in the temple to my sweet husband was the crowning experience of my life. We had four more children after we joined which brought our total to six in all. I cannot imagine how different my life and marriage would be without us having made our temple covenants and having our additional children. I am so thankful to a Heavenly Father who loved me enough to not give up on me.

How I live my faith

Being a member of the Church helps me stay connected to the community and the needs of others. Previous to that I tended to be more self-centered and self-serving. Now, I work closely with the women in our ward in my Church helping them live more fulfilling lives as well. Thus, it also makes me feel more worthwhile.