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Hi I'm Angie

I'm a wife and Mom to 4 beautiful children and a first time Nana. I'm a pharmacist and I live in Atlantic Canada. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a working Mom who is pretty good at multi-tasking. I love my career as a pharmacist but my true passion is being a homemaker, wife and mother. I also love my new role as a grandmother to a beautiful baby girl. I love to spend time with my children and husband. We love to camp, kayak and snowshoe. We love Canada's National Parks and our goal as a family is to camp at every National Park in Canada. It may take us a lifetime but we are up for the challenge. I love nature and the changing seasons in Atlantic Canada. We are blessed by so much beauty here. I love to cook and entertain. I like to keep busy and always have something on the go. I love spending time with family and friends. I love to travel and see the world. One of my favorite spots is Hawaii. And I love fashion. I love to shop the thrift stores for my wardrobe, and I love it when someone likes what I'm wearing and I tell them it's secondhand. I love serving others and getting to know new people. And I love my Church community and friends and especially my relationship with my Saviour.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a religious home of another faith. I always had a close relationship with God, but felt like there was more. I would often question in my mind the doctrines I was being taught, especially the belief in the Trinity. To me, even as a child, I felt that the Godhead were 3 seperate beings. I stayed close to this religion during my teenage years but I became a teenage Mom and started to really question what I knew to be true. I wanted to raise my son with the truth. My mother had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and while I was pregnant I decided to take the missionary discussions. As the missionaries began teaching me, I recognized the things they said were true. They made sense to me, like I had heard them before. When they taught me about Joseph Smith, the Holy Ghost bore a strong witness to me that he was a prophet and that he did see Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father. I learned that our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost are three seperate beings. I was so excited to learn these truths. Learning that I could be with my son and family for eternity increased my desire to join the Church. I loved the teachings about the family that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints emphasizes. And I wanted to do the right thing. So when I prayed to know if the Book of Mormon was true and if I should be baptized, the Spirit confirmed to me that I should. I was baptized shortly after my son was born and I have remained faithful since.

How I live my faith

Each morning before I do anything else, I take time to pray and study my scriptures. I love this time that I have to learn from the scriptures and to talk with my Father in Heaven. It helps me to have a better day when I know I have focused on spiritual matters. My husband and I have family scripture study and prayer with our children before we leave our home for the day. We feel this gives our children the best basis to develop their own spirituality. Each Monday evening we spend time as a family teaching a spiritual message, praying, singing hymns and doing something fun together. We end each day with a prayer, and we seek opportunities throughout the day to teach our children to recognize the Holy Ghost. I currently teach the teenage girls in my home congregation. These girls range in age from 12-18. Each Sunday I teach them a lesson on various topics, ranging from their role as a daughter of God to being a good citizen, service, homemaking skills, their divine roles as women, education skills and various spiritual topics. We also meet each Wednesday night for actvities that are fun, wholesome and educational. I am constantly praying to my Father in Heaven to guide me in what I can do to help these girls in their lives. I depend on the Spirit to give me inspiration for "my girls". I study my Sunday school lesson each week and our family attends Church services each Sunday. I also enjoy getting out to visit the female members of my Church that I have been assigned to watch over. We call this visiting teaching and each month we visit these women to see if they have any temporal or spritual needs, to develop friendships and to leave a spiritual message. For me, being a Latter-day Saint is my way of life. It is who I am and it is not just a Sunday religion. My testimony is my most precious gift after my Family and my relationship with my Saviour. I know that this Gospel is true and it helps sustain me in my role as a wife and mother.