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Hi I'm Holly

I live in the greater DC Metro area. I'm a mom with six kids and work for a local community organization. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a middle-age mom that loves my church, my family, and my community and country. With six children my life has been busy. My oldest son is in the Navy, my second son is studying history at Brigham Young University where he is also enrolled in the ROTC program, my daughter is married and teaches middle school social studies, my fourth son is also at Brigham Young University, my fifth son is serving a mission for our church, and at home there is a senior in high school. We are a regular family, but we have tried to instill in our children gospel values and standards. We have tried to love and serve those around us. I had worked in Washington, DC, on Capitol Hill and in the executive branch before marrying and starting our family. It was a difficult transition to leave the workforce and be home with small children, but I felt that was the course of which God would approve. It also gave me great personal fulfillment to see my children grow and develop their talents and become the people they were meant to be. I re-entered the workforce twelve years ago when my youngest was school age.

Why I am a Mormon

While I was born into a Mormon family, I continue to follow the faith because I feel in my heart and in my mind that it is true. This church is what it claims to be, God's kingdom on earth. Through personal study, prayer, and experience I have tested the principles of the gospel and found them to be true. Through my personal religious practices I find joy and peace. Following the counsel of the Prophet has made a difference in our family.

How I live my faith

My service in the church includes serving at the committee chair for our Scouting program. The Mormon church uses the Boy Scouts of America program with our young men 11 years to 18 years old. The program is a great fit with the values of our church. When a Scout stands and recites the Scout Oath and Scout Law, he is learning values that will be guideposts to him as he goes through life. My service with the Scout Committee allows me to interact with the youth and their leaders and provide support for the Scouting program.