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Hi I'm Lisa.

I grew up in Utah. I'm a nurse. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Lisa. I recently graduated college and am working as a pediatric nurse. I love to cook, crochet, make crafts of all kinds, hike, camp, fish, and spend time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

The LDS church has always been a conflict among my sister, my dad and I, and I was always the one that wanted to avoid the conflict. My sister and dad would just fight and argue about it all the time and I would just sit back and listen. I didn’t want to argue with my dad, and honestly, to this day I still don’t. Learning of the gospel was a gradual process. However, when I went to church I was almost always eager to learn what was taught. When I was in ninth grade, I joined seminary, which is a class during the week to learn about the gosel. I loved seminary because I was able to read the Book of Mormon and learn gospel principles. I think one of the most difficult stumbling blocks for me was when I was sixteen and I talked to my dad about the gosepl. He told me that although the church has some great standards, it isn’t true, and that I needed to listen to him. How could I not listen to him? He’s my dad, and I love him so much. I remember one thing that he really emphasized was that I needed to be objective in my opinion. So that’s exactly what I tried to do. I tried to be objective by ceasing to read my scriptures and saying my prayers. I stopped trying to keep the commandments, and without going into detail, I can tell you that I dug myself into a very deep, dark and lonely hole. Once I stopped trying to be objective and just did what the scriptures challenge in Moroni chapter 10, I had the truthfulness of the gospel confirmed to me in my heart and in my mind. I started climbing out of that deep and dark hole and felt hope again. With the atonement of Jesus Christ, I have been able to have many burdens taken off my back. When I go to church, I am filled with the most amazing and magnificent feelings I have ever felt. I know for a fact that I am happiest when I am keeping the commandments of God and am striving with real intent to do what is right. This is why I'm a mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to fulfill my righteous desires to stay close to our Heavenly Father and help His children here on the earth. I help organize events for the women in my area. I help coordinate visits among the sisters so that each sister will have a support system within the area. I go to meetings with various leaders in our local church and discuss how we can help those around us to draw closer to Jesus Christ and our Father in Heaven. We discuss in those meetings how we can help our neighbors in any needs they have. I also do my best to visit with two specific sisters from my area each month and share a gospel message with them. I strive to live my faith by following our Savior's example.

What is the Relief Society?

The Relief Society is an organization within the church where women gather together and learn how to better strengthen home and families. Relief Society encourages the sisters to be self reliant, serve those around us, and grow in faith. I love Relief Society. I am able to be strengthened by the examples of the sisters around me. Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Yes! Families can be together forever. Marriages don't have to be "til death do you part." Families can be together for time and all eternity by sacred ordinances performed in the temples of the Lord. Husbands and wives are sealed together, and their children are sealed to their parents forming an eternal family. When a family member is taken by death, we have an opportunity to see them again. What the Lord requires of us is to accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example. In the church's children's songbook we have a song that reminds us of this marvelous principle. The song is called, "Families Can Be Together Forever." You can to listen to the song by going to this website: http://www.lds.org/music/library/childrens-songbook/families-can-be-together-forever?lang=eng Show more Show less