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Hi I'm Angela

I am a dentist in a rural town in Washington state. My husband and I have two wonderful daughters. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy outdoor activities, especially running and bicycling and working in the garden. I am a mother of two wonderful daughters.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in another Christian church and attended church all of my life. My husband grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, LDS or Mormon church. It was important to me that we were united in our faiths before having children. I felt certain in my faith and made many attempts to convince my husband that I was right. Although he was not attending church regularly at the time, he had a deep conviction of the truthfulness of the LDS church. One day out of frustration I called the missionaries. If I made an effort to learn about his church, he had to show me the same curtesy, right? After talking to the missionaries, I was surprised at how many similarities there were between Mormons and the church I belonged to. The missionaries also taught concepts that filled some voids in my existing beliefs. I was surprised that I could pray to know if the things I was learning were true. In the past, I was expected to believe simply because someone told me. I read the Book of Mormon and do believe that it is another testimony of Jesus Christ. It supports and confirms the doctrine that is in the Bible. Today the church provides strong and unchanging values for my growing daughters in a world that often forgets what modesty and virtue are. I am grateful for church leaders that teach by revelation by God. I am grateful that I am able to pray and know for myself that the things that I have learned are truth.

How I live my faith

In my community, I am a dentist and work with many underserved people in our rural communities. I also help with our local swim team. At church, I work with Young Women, ages 12-18. I help organize activities and teach Sunday lessons as needed. In the past I have worked with preschool and elementary aged children at church as well as lead music for our congregation.