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Hi I'm Sam

I grew up in Ipswich. I am a proud mother of two, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and a mother of two children, a two year old boy and a two month old girl. I love being a wife and a mother, although it can be a challenge at times. After finishing high school, I went and completed a diploma in Beauty Therapy. And then worked as a Beauty Therapist until I found it too difficult to work being pregnant. I often think that my life is boring, now that I am a stay at home mother. I find it exciting to get out of the house to go shopping, and to go to church, where I can talk to other adults. I sometimes find it hard to relate to older friends from school and college, as I have taken a different path in life, getting married at 20 and then a year after that starting our family. But I would never change a thing.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up with both parents being members of The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. I always went to church without questing it. When i was sixteen a missionary challenged me to read the book of Mormon and to pray for myself whether it is true or not. So I did, as I read I felt the sprit, so i decided that I had to pray about it. And I did pay, that I would know for myself if the Book of Mormon was a true testament of Jesus Christ. I didn’t receive an answer at first, it took a while, but one night, I had an unquestionable feeling come over me, I knew it was true. That was it, I couldn’t question it anymore, I just knew, and I have never questioned it again. After finishing college, I decided to move out. I moved in with one of my friends from school, who was not religious. I started feeling unmotavated to get to church. I was tempted by the environment that I was in and succumb to pressure. Then I stopped going to church, I felt guilty that I was not living to standards set by the church. I knew that I wanted to go to church, I still knew that it was true, but I knew I had to repent. It was a long process. After marrying my husband, a year later we were sealed in the Temple for time and all eternity. I now look back at that time, I don’t regret it, it has made me a stronger person, but I do regret that I didn't come back to church quicker. The choices that I made, have made me appreciate the church more and now I have a stronger testimony of The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints is true. I know that god lives. I know that The Book of Mormon is true, without a shadow of a doubt. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet, who translated The Book of Mormon. I know that we now have a true prophet, called of God, to lead and Guide the Lords church. I am so thankful for the temple that allows me, to have my family sealed to me for all eternity. I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love going to Church. I feel uplifted and renewed for the week when I attend. Sunday is my favorite day of the week. Up until recently, my husband and I were faith in God leaders for a group of boys aged from eight to twelve. We would plan and hold an activity for the boys once a fortnight that would help develop the boys faith in God. I loved the calling, I loved working with the boys, and really enjoyed getting to know each of them. Since having my new little baby girl my husband and I have been released from that position. My husband has now received a new calling which he is really enjoying, and I am waiting to receive another calling where I can once again serve in the church.