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Hi I'm Susette

I'm a mother of 7 lovely daughters, love to read, play basketball, have a major sweet tooth, college student, and I'm a Mormon! :)

About Me

I'm a divorced/single mother of seven daughters and one of my favorite scriptures is found in Joshua 1:9: "Be strong and of a good courage; Be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed:For the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest." Through life's trials and tribulation I keep this scripture in mind and I move forward with courage ever so mindful that I have seven little people looking up to me. I work part- time as a kindergarten paraprofessional, and go to school in pursuit of my bachelors degree in elementary education. Evenings are spent preparing dinner, helping girls with homework, sports, baths, story time, and lots of laughter. I love my family and always try to be a good example to them, and those around me. On my "spare" time I do homework, I love to read, workout, play basketball, cook, go on walks with the girls, attend school and church meetings/functions. There's never a dull moment around here that's for sure! I have good days, bad days where I say to myself "Calgon take me away" (lol), make my share of mistakes ( I am still human after all). However, at the end of the day I'm greatful for what I have and end my day with scripture study, prayer, and lots of hugs, kisses, and "I love yous." Then I'm ready to do it all over again the next day. :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesuse Christ of Latter-day Saints, and I'm actually a fourth generation member. Growing up Mormon I may not have fully appreciated what a true blessing this has been. I am so grateful for the strong foundation that the gospel has been in my life. Knowing where I came from, why I'm here, and where i'm going after I leave this earth, has been such a comfort and a blessing. This knowledge has been a guide as to how I live my life and to my happiness. I know that God lives, and not only does he know each and everyone of us; his children, he loves us very much. I know that life can be full of obstacles, heartbreak, disapointment, regrets, etc. . . and I'm the first to admitt that life is NOT easy. However, moving forward despite the many challenges, we learn so much about ourselves, find strengths within us we never knew we had, and draw closer to our Heavenly Father. This has been my experience, and my reason for always putting my best foot forward. I am grateful for the teachings the gospel has to offer especially to our youth. Our youth today are faced with such challenges/temptations at every turn. The gosple has been such a positive influence for my daughters, and I know they will be fine as they go out into the world. I know this church is true, I know God lives, I'm grateful for our Saviors sacrifice, his willingness to die on the cross for me, for you so that we can one day return to the presence of our Heavenly Father. I'm grateful for the comfort and guidence of the Holy Spirt/Ghost. I know our prophets are men of God, and that they are here to guide us in these latter-days. I would invite you to learn more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and the true joy and blessings it will bring into your life by contacting the missionaries on the home page of this website. :)

How I live my faith

My girls and I attend weekly Sunday worship, where we take up most of the whole entire FRONT pew. :) Our services are three hours long, and while many say that is a long time which it is, this gives us the opportunity to be spiritually uplifted and learn and reinforce gospel principles. There are classes for everyone, women, men, youth, and children. Once a week the girls attend evening youth activities, where they participate in an array of activities, service projets, learning different skills such as cooking, sewing, etc. . . In the past I have worked with the youth as a Sunday school teacher, and as a coach in the church's sports program. I've also worked with the younger children as a teacher, and music director. I have learned from volunteering in all these capacities and have had a great time doing so. Most importantly, I live my faith everyday by being an example of strength, faith, courage, perseverance, and gratitude to my daughthers and to those around me. Being Mormon is not just a religion I practice once a week, but a way of life, and it is who I am deep in the center of my core. The happiness the gospel brings into my life is manifested through my daily actions, how I treat others, my desire to help those in need, and in being the best person I can be, and in turn following Christ's example.