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Hi I'm Franchesca.

I'm a wife, a mother, and a hair stylist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the kind of person that likes to be super busy. I'm a mom who thinks she has the best job in the world. Having a child has changed my perspective on family, love, and life. I'm grateful for the opportunity I have to be a mother. I'm a hair stylist. Which gets me out of the house a few times a week. But what I really love is photography and crafting/decor/refinishing projects. I love creating things. I love being out gardening and love to do these things with my family. I like doing lots of things. I usually don't have time for it all, but I try my best. I enjoy reading. So much. I love writing. I love trying new things and learning. Also, I love chocolate and vegetables.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents, church leaders, and other family member taught me the gospel the best they could. However, I believe that at some point in your life you have to choose to commit to the blessings the church offers. You have to make the decision to follow Christ. I was raised in the LDS church, but I was converted to the gospel when I was 14 years old. My grandma died of a heart attack my freshman year of high school. At this point in my life I knew the gospel. I was taught well. I knew about the plan of salvation and where my grandma fit into the plan but, it had no deep rooted meaning to me. Shortly after she died I was asked to pray for a family member. I did as I was asked, asking Heavenly Father to send them comfort and that their needs would be met. I felt like I was in need of the same things. As I prayed, I asked for the things that I wanted to receive for comfort. I asked for specific blessing to be brought into their life. At the end of the day, I finally found myself alone. And upon reflecting on the days events I realized that my prayers were answered. The individual I was praying for received the exact blessing I asked for. Once I realized this, I understood how Heavenly Father also met my needs. I was comforted with a testimony that began to root in my heart. This experience has changed my life. It was a simple prayer that taught me about Heavenly Father and my Savior's love. That is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I strive every day to live the gospel. I am not perfect at it by any stretch. But I do what I can. I am reminded by those members in my ward that we are working toward returning to our Heavenly Father and Savior. I teach a few children in my ward. These kids have amazing growing testimonies. Little do they know the lessons I teach them teach me so much more.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Families are forever. I have the opportunity to be with those I love in the next life. Heavenly Father has made love a part of His plan for happiness. I love my family so much. The thought of ever being without them is horrible. The LDS church teaches that we can be together forever though the blessing found in the temple. This is done by keeping the covenants we make in the temple. I am grateful for this truth. Show more Show less