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Hi I'm M'Lee

I'm a wife, mother & G-ma, I'm a music teacher, I built and run a car wash with my husband, I'm a movie-buff, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married almost 30 years. I feel blessed to know it's an eternal marriage to my best friend and sweetheart. We have 4 children and 2 gorgeous granddaughters. I have been a piano, guitar, and organ teacher since I was in high school. I love music! Each of my children are talented in music and have mastered instruments of their own. My husband currently works as an Urgent Care Physician after having been in Family Practice for 20 years. That has been a very difficult lifestyle to adjust to with such odd working hours, but we have never lived a so-called "normal" life. I don't know what that is! My father was an Air Force and airline pilot so he also was gone a lot. I was never destined to live the 9-5 lifestyle. Four years ago my husband and I built a touchless car wash. It makes life even more busy but it's nice to have something we do together and a place where our children can work. I love to make quilts, I love good movies, I love spending time with my granddaughters, and I love my family and friends. I come from a large family of 8 children, my husband has 7 in his. My children have 52 1st-cousins. We are used to chaos! Life is not easy -- it shouldn't be -- but I know I am blessed and I'm grateful for all I have!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an active Latter-Day Saint family. I have known no other way of life, but that doesn't mean I have not had to choose to continue to live what I was taught my whole life. I can honestly say I don't do this out of peer pressure, family expectations, or the cultural norm. There have been many opportunities over the years where I could have chosen to turn my back on the Church. It is not always easy being a member of the Church and there are times of doubt. Much of the time it seems very routine and can be difficult. But I have had a handful of experiences in my life where I cannot and will not deny my Heavenly Father's sincere, direct influence in my life! There is no other way to explain those experiences than to say they were a direct communication with and interference from God. I know that he has blessed me. I have seen things that can be described as small miracles. I have known the blessings of direct personal revelation and cannot doubt it. I am grateful for the knowledge of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I know He lives and that He is merciful. He has atoned for our sins and weaknesses and has provided the way for us to return to live with Him and our Heavenly Father. I am grateful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I have always enjoyed the callings (jobs and positions) I have been given throughout my life. I have taught children and worked mostly with the youth of the Church. I have gone to Young Women's Camp for 21 years, and for the past 5 years I have been the Stake Camp Director for almost 200 young women. It has been an extremely rewarding position! It has also been the most difficult and time-consuming job I have had in the Church, but that kind of service really does change a person for the better. I am so grateful for those experiences. My husband and I have just been given the stewardship over our ward's Provident Living and Emergency Preparedness program. This is new stuff for me and not at all something I am comfortable with. But serving in these callings is a way that we learn so many new talents and abilities. They challenge us to go outside our comfort zone in so many ways. What a great opportunity the Lord provides for us to serve each other while also improving ourselves along the way.