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Hi I'm Libby

I live in the southern USA. I enjoy cooking and sharing southern foods such as banana pudding. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, a mother of five grown children and their spouses, and a grandmother of thirteen wonderful grandchildren. I enjoy music, cooking, reading and volunteering in the church and community. I love spending time with my family, especially the grandkids. I enjoy telling them about their family history. My husband and I have recently retired from careers as an architect and teacher, respectively. We are serving as full time volunteer missionaries for our church.

Why I am a Mormon

I still go to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it has taught me that I am a daughter of God, I have a purpose in life, and I can be with my loved ones and family members after I die if I follow God’s plan for me. The most important and precious thing to me in this life is the love I feel for my Savior, Jesus Christ, and my Heavenly Father, followed by the love I feel for my family. I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to learn of the plan of salvation and the central role my Savior, Jesus Christ plays in it. I marvel that He offered himself as a sacrifice for the sins, weaknesses and pains of all mankind. The Book of Mormon teaches “Wherefore redemption cometh in and through the Holy Messiah; for he is full of grace and truth.” (The Book of Mormon, page 57, 2 Nephi 2:6) The Book of Mormon clarifies what I need to do to be saved in the kingdom of God: follow Jesus by exercising faith in Him, repenting, receiving a remission of sins through baptism and by receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost by one who has authority from God to perform these ordinances. I also need to keep Heavenly Father’s commandments and endure to the end by continually repenting and renewing my covenants I have made with Him. (See The Book of Mormon, page114, 2 Nephi 31:10-21) These simple truths have brought so much happiness and peace into my life, I want to share this happiness with others.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by accepting callings and assignments to serve in the church. We have a lay ministry, which means that we do not get paid for our service in the church. I recently completed an assignment serving the children ages 3 to 12 years in overseeing Sunday classes and weeknight activities such as Cub Scouts. I have served as a pianist and organist for church services. I have visited in the homes of sisters in the church in my assignment as a "visiting teacher." My husband and I have accepted a call to serve as full time volunteer missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We will leave our home, our family and everything familiar to serve in an assigned area and share the gospel of Jesus Christ for two years.