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Hi I'm Anne

I read at least one book a week. I have an insatiable curiosity about politics, people and the world around me and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I read at least one book a week. I have an insatiable curiosity about politics, people and the world around me and I am a Mormon. I am married to a former army officer; a wise man who isn't afraid of hard work. I have four children, three of whom are college students. That is why I'm enjoying my job working at a large University and being able to help out with tuition costs as I follow my children's progress through college. I also love having a beautiful, married daughter with three grandchildren who keep me informed about the changing world around me. My faith keeps me grounded, balanced and hopeful about the future.

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't have to search for the gospel. It was in my home when I was born. I grew up attending church every Sunday, and associating in all the activities that are available to Mormon Youth. My father was a bishop and stake president, so you would assume a testimony of the gospel came naturally to me, but not so. As with everything in life, when things come easily to us we seem to take them for granted. It was in college when I was reading the Book of Mormon for the first time, with real intent, that I found out for myself through the powerful witness of the Holy Ghost that the Book of Mormon is true. There isn't anywhere on earth I would rather be than sitting in the congregation of a Mormon church on Sunday. I am in awe of all the dedicated converts in this world wide church who have sacrificed so much to become members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. All of you converts out there, around the world, are my heroes. It is each one of you and your powerful testimonies that strengthens and gives me the courage to keep forging ahead despite the difficulties of life.

How I live my faith

The greatest joy I have is serving the sisters, married, unmarried, and widowed in my ward. I have seen a lot of sorrow and disappointment among the sisters, but I have also seen determination, dedication and desire to hold to the Iron rod no matter their circumstances. I love taking dinner to sisters and making it extra special and appealing. There isn't a university in the world that could compare to the knowledge I have gained by being a member of the women's organization in my church. I have learned skills in every area of life that have helped me become a better wife, a better mother, friend, teacher, and employee.