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Hi I'm Betsy

I'm a Mormon. I'm a wife. I'm a mother of four daughters. I'm a substitute teacher.

About Me

I was raised in Arizona. I've had the opportunity through college to live in Utah and Hawaii. During college I had the opportunity to spend a year and a half as a full time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada. After my return I graduated with a degree in English teaching and taught high school English for two years. I gladly gave up my career to stay at home and be a busy mom to four beautiful daughters. I love to cook, exercise, ride bikes, hike, read, and I am currently enjoying being back in teaching as a part time substitute.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised a member of the church, I too have been converted. I have lived the principles of the gospel and seen the power of obedience to the commandments in my life. I am, by nature, a rule follower. I have put to the test the verse in the New Testament found in John chapter 7 when Jesus tells the Jews that, "If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." I have lived the teachings of His gospel and have had powerful blessings come to me because of it. I have felt the whisperings of the Holy Ghost testifying to me of the truths taught in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know Christ lives and loves me individually. I've read the Book of Mormon many, many times and know of its truthfulness. The gospel offers a plan of happiness for me and my family that can't be found anywhere else. It gives us guidance and direction as we raise our daughters and answers the important questions in life such as where we came from, why we're here, and what happens after this life.

How I live my faith

Raising four daughters in the world today is not easy. As I work in the different schools in my town I am continuously amazed at the lack of modesty,foul language, and general apathy that I see all around us. The church gives us a place to go to participate in activities that build character, teach values, and increase talents. I have the opportunity to lead over 1,000 children in nine congregations in our town. I help plan activities that will increase their faith while showing them that they can have a good time while still being righteous youth. I also volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. This program works hand in hand with the church to help build up great young men of integrity and honor. I know that being a part of these activities gives our children the opportunity to associate with others of like values and shows them how to live a Christ-centered life.