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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a native Californian, Wife,Mother of Four children, 11 grandchildren, Hairdresser. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother of four children, our first two are our Biological and the two youngest we adopted at ages 4 and 6. I had the opportunity to stay at home with my children and work from my home. I'm now a grandmother of 11 grandchildren and love sending as much time as I can with them. Being a grandparent is a great blessing to me. I still work part time in an assisted living home to keep my older friends feeling good about themselves. (Hair and Nails)

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up Catholic (mother) my father Quaker. My father supported my mother raising us in the church and attended with us.I was the oldest of four children. In my teens I had a lot of questions, I loved the church, yet felt something was missing. After getting married when I was 24 (I married a Lutheran) he and I got active with the youth of his church. I loved being more active in the service of the church, yet still felt something was missing in my life. We had had our first two children and when they were about 5 and 7 years old , my husband and I decided to start visiting different churches. I had a lady that I did her hair, as I shared with her one day that my husband and I were going to different churches. She asked if I had thought about investigating the Mormon Church. I told her NO, not really. The only thing I knew about them was they didn't drink, smoke or dance? Well, she invited me to the Woman's organization "The Relief Society" one evening for a work meeting. I felt a Sisterhood there, and felt a strong desire to find out more about the church. I asked her if their would be someway I could learn more about the church. She had the missionaries call me, they asked my husbands permission to teach me. The rest is history...As they tought me to pray (personal prayer) and study the scriptures. I could not deny the spirit that bore a witness to my heart that I was home and found what was missing in my life. The Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ on the Earth.

How I live my faith

After joining the church I recieved a call to teach in the primary (sunday school for ages 18 months to 11 years old) I learned right along with the little ones. I have had the opportunity to serve as a visiting teacher, Seminary teacher(for the teenagers) and currently serving as the President of our Woman's organization for my ward in San Diego Ca. I have grown in so many ways, by serving in the church, that could have never came in any other way. I'm so thankful for my membership in the church, it has given me a fulness in my life I cannot put into words. My husband now look forward to serving as Missionary's for the Church someday soon to share the joy of this Gospel.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Chris
Having a sincere desire to know what is true, I believe is the first step. I had not truly known how to develop a relationship with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ until I learned the order of prayer. Address Father in Heaven, thank, ask and close in Jesus Christ name. I know He hears and answers pray.... After praying I read the scriptures with the intent to know what the Lord would have me know and liken the scriptures to my life. Be fore I learned to pray, reading the scriptures were just words on a page and great stories. I believe with a sincere desire to know truth, the Holy Ghost will witness to your heart and mind what is truth and guide and direct your journey in this life. Striving to live the commandments is where my true happiness and joy come from, and joining myself with others who are doing the same is a great strength. As I read James 1:5-6 I knew that the Lord would reveal to me the truth I was seeking. Show more Show less