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Hi I'm Stef.

I'm a wife, a full-time student, and a giant nerd! I love my family. I love to teach and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life. I love creativity. I love art and bright colors. I love to read. I think J.K. Rowling is a genius. I love Tolkien and C.S. Lewis and Barrie. Children's literature just takes my breath away! I love superheroes. I love board games and toys! I love legos! I think I just like to have fun! I've been married to Dirk for 3 years now and I am so in love. My husband is an amazing person. He is a great example to me and he constantly helps me at achieving my goal of becoming a better person. Life is so much better with him. I love my siblings and my siblings-in-law! I love my niece and nephews. I have such an amazing family. My parents are amazing! My in-laws are amazing. I am just so blessed to have them in my life. I'm a full time student. I want to be a teacher! I want to work with teenagers because I think they're at a stage in their lives where they are making huge decisions that can change their lives. They need good examples and I want to participate in that. I'm also a full-time employee. This makes life incredibly busy. But I find hard work challenging and fulfilling.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a latter-day saint because I believe that following the commandments gives me direction and peace in my life. When I go to church and serve, and when I read my scriptures and pray, I just know that I am doing the right thing. Doing family home evening just brings the spirit into my home and nothing is more important to me. When I'm doing the right things in my life, I know that I am where I ought to be. I also have a testimony about the plan of salvation. I know that this life is not the end. I believe that our bonds with our ancestors are strong. I believe we can do so much to help them. I am so grateful to be sealed to my husband for time and eternity. I know families can be together forever. That is very reassuring to me. In the end, I'm a member of this church because it makes me feel truly happy. I love learning about Christ and I want to be like him.

How I live my faith

In my ward family, I teach a group of 16-17 year old young women almost every sunday. I love discussing with them about our values and beliefs. They have so much potential and can accomplish so much. Each and every one of them is unique and special and I hope that know that Heavenly Father loves them! I love teaching. And I hope that as I share my testimony, it will strengthen those of whom I teach. But most of all, I love serving the Lord.