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Hi I'm Telly

I live in Arizona. I love life!!!! I love being a wife, a mother, and most of all I love being a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Colorado. I am number eight of nine kids. I have wonderful parents who raised me with all the love one could know. I have been so blest to be married to an amazing man and we have five outstanding children. I work in health care. I love what I do. My life has been full of love, laughter, trials that brought sorrow, loneliness, peace, happiness, accomplishments, failures, but most of all absolute joy. It has not always been easy but it sure has been worth it.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church learning the principles of the gospel. I am so thankful for my parents and how they brought me up because if they hadn’t, I would be so lost today. When I was eighteen I was curious and wanted to know what life was like outside of living the principles of the church. I packed up and moved away. For a period of about ten years I made every wrong choice and bad decision one could make, leading myself down a path that eventually hit rock bottom. In that moment of absolute darkness I realized I needed to find my way back home, home meaning a place that I knew, a place that I was familiar with, and because of the things I had been taught those teachings and principles led me back into the light, where I found that peace that I so needed. I am a Mormon because it is to hard not to be.

How I live my faith

Every morning when I wake up I kneel in prayer and ask my Father in heaven to please be with me throughout my day, helping me to be a good example, helping me to be and to do the things that would be pleasing unto Him. Because I am human I fail constantly, but because of our loving Savior and His atoning sacrifice, I ask for forgiveness and I start over trying constantly to do the things that will lead me back into the presence of our loving Heavenly Father again someday. I know that God lives and I know that he sent his Son our Savior and Redeemer to take on the sins of the world and to suffer and die for us so that we might be. I know that through him we may be saved. I know that Joseph Smith is and was a true prophet of the Lord who restored this great gospel to the earth so that we may know the truth of all things. I know that we have a true and living prophet today, President Thomas S. Monson who leads and guides us in the way that will help lead us to the ultimate purpose of this life. I know that this life is no life without this great gospel and if we strive to be the best that we can and endure to the end we will be able to stand in His presence again with our Families for time and all eternity.