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Hi I'm Elaine Johnson

I'm a Mormon. I am a mother of 4, a grandmother of 9. I love writing books and traveling with my husband. I love the Gospel!

About Me

My name is Elaine. I live in Arizona near the temple. I have worked with disabled people most of my life. I love to help others and have empathy for those in need. I go walking every day and I enjoy being outside with my children and grandchildren. I think about how hard it would be if I couldn't walk or talk or see. I am so blessed to have the Gospel of Jesus Christ in my life. In the past three years my mother, father, brother, and grandson have passed away. If I hadn't had my Savior to lean on, I don't know what I would have done. My husband and I are married in the Temple for over 30 years and we love to go there often. It brings us peace and joy in a world full of sadness and frustration. I always wake up happy knowing that I am doing what my Savior would want me to do.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is a very real part of who I have become. I would not be the same person without the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My son often says, "Mom, you couldn't live without the Church, could?" "No, I couldn't live happily anyway." My parents were Latter Day Saints and my grandparents and so on back to Joseph Smith and the earliest pioneers. I am proud of my heritage and my relatives who fought hard to preserve their religious freedom. I am so glad to have the true gospel on the face of the earth today. It brings me such joy. To know that my family is sealed for all Eternity and that we can be together again after we die. That is an amazing feeling. I try to share the gospel with my friends and coworkers and everyone I meet. I don't want anyone to be lost & alone in this world when they could learn about Heavenly Father's plan of happiness on this earth.

How I live my faith

I try to live as Jesus Christ would by grocery shopping for shut ins or doing physical therapy for people who have had a stroke. I took care of a young woman in a wheel chair and currently work on a handicapped bus. My sister had polio when she was a small child and I often think about how difficult it is not to walk. I have coached kids in sports and i love to take teenage girls to camp or outings. Most importantly, I spent a lot of time with my four children growing up and was a teacher at their school. Whenever they had friends who were having a rough time, we always invited to our home. My husband and I ran a group home for autistic children and we took in foster kids when we were younger. I live by Faith by praying every day to God so he can direct my paths. I listen to the still small voice of the Holy Ghost to guide me. When I am at my deepest point of despair, I know that my Heavenly Father will help me. Isn't that what faith is? Believing in something that you can not see.