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Hi I'm Chrisanne Lage

I am a wife, mother of 4, grandmother of 5. I married my soul mate FOREVER. I work as a medical transcriptionist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have 4 grown children and 5 wonderful grandkids! I love spoiling them and spending time with them. They tell me I am the BEST storyteller ever! We live in a country subdivision and have 2 horses, 1 cat, and oodles of poodles. I have worked as a medical transcriptionist for 30 years. It is a great job because I have been able to work from my home and be there for my kids, and now my grandkids, when they need me. They all come to our house for dinner every Sunday after church, a tradition I wanted to start after my mom told me about dinners at her grandma's when she was growing up. I love to travel - cruises are my favorite- with my wonderful husband. I also like crafts and creating things when I have spare time after working, but my grandkids got me hooked on Angry Birds lately and it totally sucks up my time if I am not careful. I love life and try to enjoy every day. I have some difficult days because of fibromyalgia and diabetes, but knowing that my Heavenly Father knows me and loves me helps me get through.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents both came from a strong mormon heritage, but as I grew up our church activity as a family was off-and-on. My dad died when I was 14, and the fact that our family had not been sealed in the temple bothered me a lot. I always wished our family had a stronger commitment to the gospel and made up my mind when I raised my family it would be an important part of our home and lives. I met my husband in one of our LDS singles congregations. He was a convert to the church, and felt the same way. Over the years we have been blessed greatly through priesthood blessings and and through prayer. I know that our Heavenly Father listens to our prayers. I think of Him as a literal and loving father. He loves each of his children, and he is happy when we make the right choices. I am so grateful that Joseph Smith restored the fulness of the gospel to these latter days. The blessings of the gospel give me peace in troubling times.

How I live my faith

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has an awesome women's organization. We look after each other and help each other as sisters in the gospel. We visit assigned sisters in our congregation at least once a month, paired up with another sister, and help take care of each other's needs. In this way, I have made some amazing friendships. We are also called to do other jobs within our congregation. I have served as a teacher and in the presidency of the primary, with children ages 18 months to 12 years, and served in the presidency of the women's organization as well. Now I am a librarian in the building library, where people can check out reference materials, pictures, manuals, and make copies. I enjoy serving in whatever way I am called to do. But, I believe how we treat others is what makes the most difference and says the most about our belief in Jesus Christ. I try to help people feel good about themselves. The best way we can live our faith is to show unconditional love to all people, regardless of their beliefs and lifestyle. I am proud that our church is always among the first to arrive on the scene of natural disasters, providing aid and supplies all around the world. As a family, we pray together and read scriptures daily, either the Book of Mormon or The Holy Bible.