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Hi I'm Hazel

I am a travel RN helping to bring little ones into the world.I'm a wife, mother, grandmother and friend and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and a mother of four children, now grown with families of their own. I have 15 grandchildren. I like to craft, sew, crochet, quilt and embroider. I also enjoy having friends and family over for meals, games and holidays. I have been an RN for about 15 years now, most of which I worked in hospitals on medical/surgical floors. I am also a travel nurse, taking assignments for 3 months at a time in places that need extra help. I have worked in Texas in a birthing center in a military hospital and in Washington state helping to bring new babies into the world. I love this job. There is so much joy and happiness involved in this happy time in peoples lives. Just recently I have decided to put in for retirement. My husband and I plan to go on a mission. We don't know exactly when and certainly not where but hopefully in the next couple years.

Why I am a Mormon

In 1970 my husband was stationed in Panama Canal Zone. While living in the Republic of Panama we met the missionaries who were tracting in our building and agreed to listen to what they believed in. We were taught about the word of wisdom, tithing, fasting the Joseph Smith story and much more. We were never asked to just believe what they said but to think about it, read the book of Mormon and pray with a sincere heart and real intent and ask Heavenly Father if what we were being taught was true. I felt the Holy Spirit testify to me that this was the true gospel of Jesus Christ. I knew from that time on that all the missionaries were telling us was true. We were both baptized in January 1971. My life has been changed for the better ever since. I am not saying I don't have a bad day or that only good things happen to me. But I know my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ my Savior and the Holy Ghost are there to help, lead and guide me if I will just ask for help and keep the commandments to the best of my ability. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan of Happiness for all of us. He wants us to succeed. He knows each of us personally and by name. He wants us to talk to him. I know this to be true and I say this in the Holy Name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

In the 40 years since I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I have taught the 3 year old children, been a primary secretary, a nursery worker, a visiting teacher, a teacher in primary and taught women in the Relief Society, taught the youth in Sunday school, been a Den Mother in the Scouting program a Early morning Seminary teacher for 8 years and I was the Relief Society President in the small branch in Alabama where we live when not traveling. Since returning home from traveling I have been called to serve in Primary with the children. I have invited many people over to our home for supper or lunch. We enjoy having Family Home Evening with other families since we are empty nesters. I participate in making blankets for the Linus project, providing canned goods for the Dothan food bank, and making pajamas for children that need to go into shelters for many different reasons. I try to always remember to help others and remember we are ALL children of our Heavenly Father. I try to always do what I am asked to do by the leaders of the Church for they are called of God and it is the same as God asking me. we also participate in organizing activities and cleaning our church building.