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Hi I'm Becky

I'm a full time student, a single mom of two kids, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Born and raised in Eureka, Californa, I am the oldest of 5 children. My father was a school teacher and my mother a stay at home mom most of the time. To help suppliment his income during summer break my father managed a rafting company that gave guided tours through the Grand Canyon and took the family with him each summer. This made for an interesting childhood growing up. We were exposed to people from various walks of life. Many of them from different countries that spoke a different language. In December of 1990 I moved from California to Mesa,Arizona where I met and married my ex-husband. From my marriage I have two beautiful chilren that are truly my reason for living. Just recently we lost their father to cancer and are now learning working to move forward with our new life with just the three of us. About 3 1/2 years ago I went back to school to learn a new trade to help better take care of myself and my children and this last April received my Associates Degree in Human Service Management and am now currently working on my Bachelors Degree in Human Service Management. I currently work in the mortgage industry as a Loan Closer / Funder and have been in my current field for the last 20 years.

Why I am a Mormon

Having been born and raised in the church I grew up being taught the gospel with many great role models all around me. This didn't stop me from having to have my own personal conversation and realization that the gospel was true and that I wanted it to always be a part of my life. Thoughout my youth and early adulthood I made many choices that were not exactly within the teachings of the gospel and many times found myself in places and with people that weren't the best to be around. Lucky for me I finally hit a point in my life that I realized that the road I was on was not the one I really wanted to be on and with the help of several great people in my life and in the gospel I was able to turn things around and gain my own testimony and become truly converted to the gospel. Thoughout the years my testimony has continued to grow in many areas of the gospel. Today I can honestly say that I know the gospel to be true, that Joseph Smith is a prophet of God, that he did see the God the Father and Jesus Christ in the grove of trees as he prayed, that he did received the Brass Plates and translated them giving us the Book of Mormon, I also know that Heavenly Father does hear and answer our prayers, that he is always there when we need him and that he never will abandon us. As my children and I move foward from the loss of their father, I thankful to know that we will see him again and for my testimony of knowning that things do not end with this life, but that they go on even after we leave this earth. I know that my Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, love me and are there for me no now, before I came to this earth, and will be there when I leave this earth welcoming me home.

How I live my faith

Over the years I have severed as an advisor in the Youth Program, as a teacher in the Primary Progrom, in the Family History Program, and within the Relief Society. I have been able to share my talents on the piano with the various organziations while serving as their pianoist. On a personal note I try hard to live the gospel and let my light shine by being open and honest with all that I come in contact with. I read my scriptures, both personally and with my children. We pray daily as a family and personally. I also try hard to teach my children how to live their life in accordance with the gospel principles in the hopes that they will grow up to be strong members of the church and strong member of our society with good strong moral beliefs and values. Another way I try hard to live my faith is by serving others. One way I do that is by volunteering at my children's school each year. I really enjoy being able to work with the kids and their friends.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Yes we do. The Bible is just as important as the Book of Mormon, Doctrine & Coventants, and The Pearl of Great Price. All are precious words of the prophet over the years that help to teach us who we are, where we came from, why we are here, what the Lord expects from us, and where we will go when we leave this earthly live. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is another testiment of Christ. It is written by the people that were living here in the Americas before Christ was born, during his life, and after his death. It teaches the same principles that the Bible teaches but it also shows us that the Lord loves all his children and is there for each and everyone of us no matter where we live. Show more Show less