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Hi I'm Roslyn

I am a stay at home mother of four. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

As a mother of four children, I sometimes feel like I live in the car, running errands and getting kids to their activities and don't have time for much else, but I love being a mom. I love that I can be at home with my children. We have made and still make a lot of sacrifices for me to be at home, but it is well worth it. There are hard times, stress and frustration, but the happy definitely outweighs the not so happy. I earned a degree in Chemistry Education with a minor in Physics. I taught high school for three years before having my first child and resigning. I loved teaching, but there are no regrets. I am so glad I can be at home with my children. This past school year I sent my youngest to kindergarten. I loved having them at home to teach and prepare them for school. I'm still teaching, every day, as I help with homework and encourage them to do their best. With the demands of family and home, I still find time to read and cross-stitch, my two hobbies. I'm passionate about children's book. I love thrift shopping for children's books and have screeched with excitement when I've found one I remembered from my childhood. I am now the Wolf Cub Scout Den Leader. I was nervous at first, but my 8 year old son was so excited I quickly came to be excited about it too. I love going to museums and doing things outside. I've taken my kids with me since they were young and am glad they're willing to join me in an outing to a museum or hiking and a picnic.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all my life. During high school, I met someone who asked me why I believed in the teachings of the church. I had always just lived the doctrines I was taught and hadn't really thought about it. This person's question made me look at my personal testimony. I realized I did know that the teachings of the church were true. That in living by these teachings and keeping the commandments, I was more at peace and happy in my life. I didn't join my friends in some of their activities, but I didn't mind and never felt like I was "missing out" on life. I know Jesus Christ is my savior. Not only did he suffer for my sins and die for me, but he suffered for my heartaches and disappointments. He knows me personally and everything that I go through in my life. He is there for me when I think no one else understands. I know I am a daughter of a Heavenly Father who loves me, unconditionally. I know I can pray to my Heavenly Father and he is there and listens and cares for me and my family. I hope that as I follow Christ's example I will be a true disciple of Him and others will feel of His spirit through me. I want to live my life to be worthy to live with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ again. That I can be with my family forever.

How I live my faith

I have always desired to serve the Lord by serving others. In the last year or so, I've made a conscious effort to see others as the children of God they are, to know that He loves them as He loves me. I try not to judge others or their situations. I don't know the details of their lives and I try to be a positive part of their lives - however long or short of a time I might interact with them. I try to show love and compassion for others and serve immediately, happily, and whole-heartedly. I'm often caught up with serving my family, and that's ok. But, I try to keep others in my thoughts and prayers and hope that I can follow the promptings of the spirit to make a phone call, visit with, or help others whenever I can. I love being a part of the women's organization in the church. There are women of all ages and backgrounds. I love visiting the sisters I've been asked to keep in touch with. I learn so much from these wonderful women. I love the sisterhood I feel being a part of this group of women. Their experiences and testimonies strengthen me. I know I'm not alone in my situation, someone knows what I'm going through. These women are angels the Lords sends into my life. Within my own family, I try to teach my children to be kind to others by being kind to each other. We read the scriptures together, usually from the Book of Mormon, and look for "treasures" from the part we read that day. We pray together as a family and I love hearing them pray that we can be happy. We work together on developing our relationships with each other and with others in a way that would please the Lord.