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Hi I'm Sharon

I grew up in Idaho and have lived in Arizona for most of my life. I am a Wife, Mom, & Grandma. I work for a dentist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born to goodly parents who raised me in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I was baptized at the age of 8 by my Dad. I have 3 sisters. My ancestors were pioneers. I graduated from Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona. After high school I went to a dental assistant school where I learned to be a Dental Assistant. I have been working for the same dentist for 34 years now. I now work at the Front Desk and I am the Office Manager. I met my husband at a church dance. We were married in the Ogden Temple where we were sealed for time and all eternity. We have been blessed with three handsome sons. They are all married now and we have been blessed more abundantly with soon to be 13 amazing grandchildren. We are an eternal family. I love to crochet and quilt. I am famous for my chocolate chip cookies. I love vacationing and traveling with my husband, sister and brother-in-law.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a teenager my family was not active in the Church. My parents had been offended by someone and quit going to church. I went off and on with friends. One night at a Young Women's meeting I had an interview with my Bishop who challenged me to gain my own testimony of the church. That meeting changed my life. I returned to church, began reading the Book of Mormon, and praying. My testimony came slowly from obeying the commandments, living my life in harmony with the gospel, and learning when I attended my meetings. Yes, at first I relied on the testimony of others, but I have gained my own testimony line upon line, precept upon precept. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Lord's only true church upon the earth. I know that Joseph Smith is a Prophet of God and thru him the Lord's church was restored to the earth so I could be a member and receive blessings through living the gospel. I know we have a Living Prophet in our day, President Thomas Monson, to lead and guide us today. I know I can turn to my Heavenly Father in prayer and he will hear and answer my prayers. I am thankful that I was raised and taught by my parents and many others so I can live my life so I can return to my Heavenly home with honor someday.

How I live my faith

Over the years I have served both in the church and in my community. My sons played football in their youth. I enjoyed being with them. I served as a Team Mom for many of their teams. My husband and I did all we could to help in anyway we could. In the church one of my favorite callings was as a Cub Scout den leader. That was so much fun being with my boys and many other boys. I learned as much as I taught. I remember asking for a drill and a jigsaw for Christmas so we could make things with the boys. I have taught children for many years, helping them learn what Jesus would want them to do. More recently I have served with the women as President in our Women's Organization. I grew to love all the women I served. A wise friend once told me that if you are unhappy with your lot in life, build a service station. That is so true. The more I serve the closer I come to my Heavenly Father. The way others live their lives and endure their trials has taught me that I can endure mine joyfully. Currently, I serve as a Canning Specialist. Which means I help others learn how to can food and prepare for times to come. I believe that if we are prepared we can get through tough times, whatever our tough times may be. I have organized a Preparedness Fair for our members and their neighbors to learn how they can be prepared. I attend the temple at least two times a month. I feel at peace while I am serving in the temple. There I can set aside my daily cares and meditate on the things the Lord would have me do.