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Hi I'm Nancy

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised by a single father in a gang environment in southern California, and had my first child at 17 years old. My young life was not easy nor a sheltered one. I wouldn't trade any of that life for a new, easier, safe one. It helped make me who I am. It taught me to love people of all colors, shapes, sizes, beliefs, and any walk of life. We all come from the same God, He loves us all the same. Today, the child I had when I was 17 is a 24 year old young man. Graduated from college and working as an Engineer at a nuclear power plant. He's happily married, and just had his first baby. Today, I, too, am happily married to my eternal best friend! We have four children. After working in law enforcement for 10 years, I am a stay-at-home mom. I am trained in Israeli Street Fighting (almost five years; taking a medical leave but I'll be back soon, watch out!). People are my passion. Loving them is a gift that I try to use often. Heavenly Father has blessed me throughout my life, through the good and the bad. I have always known there was a loving God watching over me, and providing for me. It's finally good to know, without a doubt, where I came from, why I am here, and where I'm going.

Why I am a Mormon

After my child was born, I filed for divorce. Twenty one years old, providing for a toddler, and no education made life interesting. I began to pray to a God that I wasn't certain was there. I asked for direction. Somehow, there was always food on my table, and a roof over my head. One night I knelt down and asked God to let me know how I could show my gratitude. Within a week, the missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints knocked on my door. It was a no brainer! I invited them in, took the missionary lessons, and was baptized. It was all so fast. To this day, I can't tell you exactly what we discussed. What I can tell you is that I remember how I felt. The Holy Ghost manifested the truth to me. There is no doubt that I was relearning something I had already known from my preexistence. It was familiar. It was peaceful. It was right, and true.

How I live my faith

I am raising my children in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am teaching them what Heavenly Father wants them to know. As a mom, I want my kids to know where to go when things are hard. I want my children to know how to live a joyful life. We live our faith simply. We follow the Saviors example. We love His children and kindly offer service with respect. We accept people for who they are, a valued child of God. We attend church on Sunday. We read and ponder the scriptures. We have family prayer. My religion IS my life. My life IS my religion. God gave me my life, and by so doing, He made my life His. My knowledge of the Gospel is so deep, and concrete, there is no separation.