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Hi I'm Chris

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Michigan, married and moved to Penn and was baptized. I worked as a nurse for 13 years.

About Me

I am a mother of 4 sons. I went to college in my 30's to become a registered nurse. I love to crochet and do cross stitch. I enjoy riding my bike. I love to read the scriptures and personal development books. My husband is retired military and we have been married 36 years. I have 5 grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I was a Catholic for many years. I met a women who was Mormon and we became friends. What attracted me so much about her faith was when she spoke of God as her Heavenly Father. He seemed so close to her, I wanted that kind of relationship too. My friend sent the Missionaries to my house to speak with me. When they taught me the gospel I could feel the spirit very strong and I knew what they said was true. I also prayed and read the Book of Mormon. I now have that close relationship with my Father in Heaven. I love the gospel because you never stop learning new things. Line upon line. I know this is the gospel of Jesus Christ. This is his church just like when he was on the earth.

How I live my faith

I am a ward missionary and I really enjoy speaking to people about the gospel. I also do visiting teaching, where I go and visit different ladies each month and check on them. I am a visiting teaching coordinator and keep track of the visiting teaching by all the ladies. Our organization for the ladies is such a help to the women in our church. It helps us feel united in our work for the Lord. We have lessons that are geared for our needs. I also teach a gospel principals class for people who are investigating the church or newly baptized. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has given me such a good feeling of worth and purpose. I love helping and serving. I have such a love for the Savior Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for the Savior Jesus Christ and the sacrifice through the Atonement. The Church has helped me appreciate the Atonement so much more. I know Heavenly Father hears and answers my prayers. I have been a member for over 30 years and it only gets better. I know we have a prophet on the earth today who leads and guides us. I go to the Temple once a month and it is such a wonderful place to feel the Holy Spirit. My family has been blessed because of the gospel. The peace you feel is worth more than gold.