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Hi I'm Judy

I'm a Mother of 7. I'm a Grandmother of 40. I'm a Great Grandmother of 8. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In my old age, I have found that relaxing is what I do the most. I love to chat with people everywhere. No matter where I am, I enjoy striking up conversations with all different types of people. My grandson dreads going shopping with me, because my visiting can cost a few hours time. He doesn't yet understand the simple joys of small talk. I used to consider myself an avid reader, and I still like to sit back and read a good book. I am active in my community by being informed of issues and using all of my rights as a citizen and voter. I love to spend time with my family, and try to be hospitable to anyone who shows up at my door. I have been happily married to my wonderful non-member husband for 55 years now.

Why I am a Mormon

4 children and myself joined the Church in the 70s when Vaughn J. Featherstone was mission President in San Antonio, Tx. My what a change took place in my life... little did I know a married daughter in CA and a son in college were being seen by missionaries at the same time! The youth of the church were what mainly spoke to me about the gospel. Their example really showed the standards of the Church to me, and that's what I wanted for my own children. My son could not find anyone who didn't smoke and drink and party, except for the Mormon boys. They never smoked, drank, or were unkind. They were always honest and happy. This happiness is what led me to take the discussions, to find the source of this happiness for me and my family. It is my testimony that this gospel is the only source of permanent happiness on this earth, which is possible through the Savior's Atoning Sacrifice and the sealing of families for Eternity.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through attending church. How little it may seem, that all that is required for eternal life is to keep the commandments. Alma 37: 6-7 (In the Book of Mormon) says that by small and simple things, great things come to pass. It's by doing the small things of attending church, studying the scriptures, and striving to do my best every day that I live my faith. I fulfill my church callings to the best of my abilities and I'm always willing to lend a helping hand wherever it is needed. I hope that by these small and simple things, many more great and marvelous things will come to pass in my life.