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Hi I'm Corinne

I'm a wife and mom. I'm an organizer and planner. I love to dance in the kitchen and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

If you asked my family, they'd say I was all about productivity. I don't like to sit still for very long and I'm happiest when I'm busy and challenged. My full-time work in marketing is a great creative outlet for me. Collaborating on new and exciting business projects helps to fill my need for effective output. I received my M.B.A. and love the business world. It is more likely that we are having a family discussion around the dinner table about how the stock market works or analyzing the restaurant we are dining in on why it is or isn't successful. I have been a Mormon all my life - in fact my family has been for generations. But despite the heritage, I had to gain and develop my own faith. Mormonism is not just a "Sunday-go-to-meeting" religion. It is a way of life. You cannot idly sit by (which is good for my productivity bent). I am also a wife and mother and love both roles. My son (apparently a tween) rolls his eyes and calls me goofy when I dance in the kitchen. But life is too short and family relationships too precious not to have fun along the way. Families are everything and despite my self-imposed busy, productive life, I most enjoy those quiet moments when we can talk and share about the important things of life.

Why I am a Mormon

The blessings from living the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ are abundant in my life. One reason I choose to be a member is because I have daily, even hourly, guidance and direction -- in a real, practical measure -- for me and my family's lives. I know that God knows me personally and cares about my life and choices. I have received answers to prayers in the very instant I have needed them. I have been guided to follow paths, take jobs, connect with people that have greatly influenced and blessed our lives for good. I often say that if I had drawn an ideal map for the road my life would follow - it could never measure up to the path that the Lord has directed for me. This Church teaches how to follow those paths and to build and strengthen our relationship with Deity. How to know, not just learn about, our Heavenly Father and Savior. How to listen to the Spirit for guidance and direction. And how this knowledge and understanding can be applied to our daily, practical lives to enrich and bless our families and others. But that doesn't mean life is perfect, or easy. We each have our own challenges and trials throughout our journey. But with our personal relationship with God, we can cope, keep things in perspective and love and learn along the way. I love living this gospel.

How I live my faith

In our family, I'm the spiritual leader. My husband is not a member of my Church. In fact, I tease him that he is a heathen. But despite his faith (or lack of), he is supportive of me and our son. In fact, he generously contributes - whether with time or finances or other resources - just because he loves me and knows that the Church is important to me. So with only my son and I as members, we often have to adapt our religious practice so as not to exclude or ignore our husband/dad. Occasionally, we will miss attending church meetings to support one of his activities. We often have family lessons and discussions on important values, like honesty and trust, rather than a religious-centered focus. But our home and activities are still filled with spiritual significance. The gospel of Jesus Christ is about relationships and caring for others and that crosses all faith or non-faith boundaries.