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Hi I'm Sandy

I grew up in Colorado and am a convert to the church. I am a legal secretary/scopist and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married to my husband for 31 years and have three kids, two boys and a girl. I just became a grandma for the first time and it's the best! I love to read, camp and do online scrapbooking. I like to take walks and spend time with my family. I recently went ziplining for the first time - it was awesome! I love to travel, although I don't do it as much as I would like.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a different church, but I never really understood totally what it believed. There were things that made no sense to me. When the missionaries came to our door (I was around 20 and married) and taught us about the gospel, it made a big impression on me. The plan of salvation is so fair and it made a lot of sense to me. I never understood why Heavenly Father would suddenly stop talking to His children and why there were no longer prophets on the earth. The fact that the Mormon church has a present-day prophet was also something that was important to me and made sense when I heard it. I liked that the missionaries didn't just tell you the things they were teaching was true, they told you to pray about it and find out for yourself. I did just that, and I was baptized and became a Mormon because I was given the answer that the principles the missionaries were teaching me were true. Although I was a pretty good person and brought up with good morals by great parents, at the time we joined the Mormon church my husband and I were doing some things like drinking and smoking pot that were not the greatest choices we could be making. Although none of my family have joined the Mormon church so far, my mom and dad would definitely say that being a Mormon has changed my life in a very positive way. I know that's true - there's a lot of peace that comes from living the Mormon faith and I love my life and my church!

How I live my faith

On Sundays, my husband and I team teach a class of kids that are nine and ten years old. I love teaching the kids and I learn so much from them. I also have the responsibility and privilege of doing what we call "visiting teaching," where I and another woman are assigned to visit three sisters every month and make sure that their needs are being met. One thing I love about the Mormon church, you always have an instant support system even if you move to a new place. I also attend meetings that the women in our church have to learn more about all sorts of different things and socialize. I also love going to the different activities our church has for families. I try to be honest in everything I do. I try to serve others whenever I can and am given lots of opportunities to serve when people are sick and need meals, are moving or are going through a hard time. I follow what we call the "Word of Wisdom," a revelation we received through our prophet about not drinking alcohol, coffee, and tea and taking care of our bodies.