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Hi I'm DoraLea

I enjoy an active lifestyle. I provide service in and out of my home. I am fortunate to be a mother and a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Exercising for my soul (mind and body), being time-efficient, reading non-fiction books, doing most things outdoors, and laughing with my family are a few of my favorite things. I am a brand new grandma. I work with teenagers, garden and work with my husband on do-it-yourself projects around our home. Hosting family reunions, neighborhood parties and holiday gatherings are gratifying.

Why I am a Mormon

"By the fruits of their labors shall you know them" - I have witnessed the happy lives of members of the church. I have seen how obedience to the commandments brings stability to a person in difficult times. I wanted to have that confidence and assurance in my life. My knowledge came from living as I thought Christ wanted me to do. I would then feel good about the decision and have a greater desire to follow Jesus Christ's example. With each principle I would practice, the good feeling and assurance would follow; not always immediate, however, the peaceful feeling did come. I have felt the love from our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, like a warm squeeze in my heart that tingles into my arms and legs. I know they live. I know they want me to return to live with them. I know Jesus suffered and died for me to make that happen.

How I live my faith

Practicing what I know is right and being an example in my family. Inviting my friends and neighbors to church, participate in service projects and learn with me in church-sponsored activities. I lead teenagers in scriptures discussions each day before high school starts. I attend the temple, visit the aged, volunteer in scouting, community clean up projects and write missionaries.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Our families are worth every effort. It takes patience, kindness and time to build lasting relationships. These experiences with our family help us understand our loving Heavenly Father and Savior. We come to realize the great love and sacrifice they have for us. When we feel that love, we then emulate that in our relations with others. We are going to be together forever; so we help each other. Show more Show less