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Hi I'm Lyndsay

I grew up in Utah. I dream of driving a race car. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 25 years old and am a wife and a mother of 3 children. My husband and I have been married for nearly six years and one or both of us have been students our entire married life. Having 3 children with my husband now in graduate school makes things challenging. We live off of a meager student budget so we have learned to be creative when it comes to dates, family activities, and providing for our growing family. But despite the challenges of having children while still in school, we wouldn't have it any other way. I graduated from college in 2010 with a degree in Art and Visual Communications. I focused on Photography which is something I love. I don't have a terribly good memory so taking pictures has become a great way for me to remember events in my life. I mostly take pictures of my children but someday plan to make a career out of it. In addition to photography I love rock climbing, racquetball, camping, and reading. Since having children, however, those things are not common occurrences. :)

Why I am a Mormon

Living in this world where there are so many pressures on our time, all of which seem to promise happiness and success, it's hard to know to which source we should give our attention. I was blessed to grow up in the church and I have found no other source which provides greater happiness, joy, peace or tools for success as does the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have seen miracles in my short life which I know come from a loving Heavenly Father who is aware of every need of His children, including myself. I have also learned through personal experience that living the principles of His gospel are the only way to true happiness. The times I have allowed myself to be distanced from God are the times when my life become the most difficult. But when I read my scriptures and pray often, I feel less weighed down by the burdens of my life. My trials don't necessarily go away, but my ability to bear them and overcome them become easier. But all of these things might simply have been just a nice coincidence if it weren't for the confirmation I have received by the power of the Holy Ghost that this is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. All of these things together are the reason why I sacrifice all things necessary to be a member of this church.

How I live my faith

I have served in many different capacities in the church over the years but, to my pleasure, the majority of my service has been among the great group of women in my ward. I get to teach and learn from women who I may never have had the opportunity of knowing. In addition, I have the blessing of living my faith in the home. I have an opportunity and a responsibility every day to be an example to my children and to teach them why I love the gospel. My husband is often gone in the evening so it is up to me to gather my children for prayer and scripture study before bed time. After a long, exhausting, and sometimes hair-pulling day, it would be so much easier to send my kids to bed with simply a hug and kiss goodnight. But, despite the fact that sometimes I would rather quickly "end my shift" and enjoy some peaceful quiet time, I make the investment of teaching my children the things I believe by bringing them together, kneeling in prayer, and learning from the scriptures. That is how I most often live my faith.