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Hi I'm Nicole Lybbert

I've studied massage therapy and exercise physiology. I love everything about summer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up with eight younger brothers and no sisters. My mom said she was trying to get another girl, but decided eight tries was enough. We moved a lot, but managed to find small two bedroom places most everywhere we went. We were poor! My dad worked construction when there were jobs available, and found several odd jobs in between. I remember vividly going without electricity for periods of time. During these times my brothers and I huddled close together to sleep warmly. I loved it! My brothers and I often went to work with my dad. We also had a lot of work around the house with animals and a garden. We learned a lot about work, being thrifty, and self-reliant. When we weren't working hard we were playing hard! We played every sport we could in our yard, and even made several up. Eventually I grew up. I got married to a man that was made just for me. We have two kids so far, a 2 year old girl and a baby boy. I am finishing a degree in Exercise Physiology, and am excited to be done so I can stay home with my kids. Outside of my family I love reading, cooking, and trying to be crafty. My favorite thing to do is exercise. I love finding new workouts, and challenging myself. I like to be outside. There is nothing like a big group bar-b-que. More than anything I love spending time with my family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized at 22 years old. My life has never been the same since. I had many questions and concerns about the gospel, and as I took each of them to the Lord I received an answer through the spirit. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I know that Joseph Smith did and saw all he claimed. Each time I read his account of the first vision the spirit touches my heart. I am grateful to have a prophet on the earth today to lead us through challenging times. I love knowing that I can be sealed to my family forever, and that these relationships are eternal. I am grateful for the peace and joy that comes from living the gospel. I had to make a lot of changes to join the church, and was afraid it would be to hard. I have found great strength in keeping the commandments. My life and perspective have changed because I have been able to apply the atonement into my life. I know that my Savior lives and is aware of me. He loves me. I work each day to have a personal relationship with him, and I have felt close to him.

How I live my faith

I do my best to live my faith, even though I am imperfect. I am a ward missionary, which gives my opportunities to share my testimony of the gospel with others. I do my best to visit and befriend others in our church, and help them to feel wanted. These friendships have strengthened my faith and helped me to grow. I read my scriptures daily, and pray often throughout the day. My husband and I try to include the Lord in all our decisions. I also try to share the gospel with my children every day. The most important mission I have in life is to help my children develop a testimony so that they can follow Christ.