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Hi I'm Lauri

I'm a mom and a photographer. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Seattle area and went off to college in Rexburg, Idaho. There is where I met my husband and we were married in the Portland, Oregon Temple. We have 4 amazing kids. Our oldest is on his mission now. I love being a mom! I have started a small photography business, photography is my passion. I love to read, travel, snow ski, and be with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. As a youth I loved having my friends from church being who I hung out with. There were so many activities for me to participate in, dances, youth conference, especially for youth, service projects, and seminary, all of these activities helped to build my testimony of Christ and the Book of Mormon. I loved the Personal Progress program that helped me learn to set goals that I have been able to achieve. I love being a member of a church that my family is so important and that we are taught to keep them as one of our top priorities. I am so thankful for the knowledge and blessing of a forever family as long as I do my best and keep my covenants. I love the fact that I am able to receive counsel from a living prophet. I also love that service is so important, because being able to provide service and be on the receiving end helps me see a little more into Christ's life. Being a "mormon" helps me be a better person! More like the person I want to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day of my life in every thing I do. The choices I make every day are influenced in my beliefs and my goals. I teach kids who are 4 and 5 years old every Sunday. When I am there with them I understand why Christ has told us to become like a little child. They see things so pure and have a pure love for those around them. With my son a mission right now, I feel that I am also serving the people where he is at. It is such a joy to see how your children have taken what you taught them and their teachers have taught them and have become better than I am and make me want to be a much better person. It is not always easy being a "mormon" but I can honestly say that there is nothing in my life that brings me more joy. The knowledge and peace that it brings to me. The love of my family and from my Heavenly Father.