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Hi I'm Ronda Dalton

I grew up on a potato farm in Rupert, Idaho. I married my high school sweetheart and we have a family of 7 children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of 7, 5 boys and 2 girls. I love music and have taught piano lessons for 30 years. 3 sons are married and I love being a Grandmother to 6 grand-daughters. I love to sew dresses and things for them, especially white blessing dresses. I recently taught myself how to piece a quilt square and all the points matched! I also learned how to piece and sew an entire quilt made of circles on my sewing machine. I love to watch my children play sports-- mostly basketball, football and volleyball over the years. I love to hear my children sing and perform in choirs and musicals. I love people, making friends, visiting, catching up, writing our Family Christmas letter and talking with my parents and siblings about their fun and busy lives. I love having sons who are Eagle Scouts--all 5. I love having children who have served and are serving missions--it is a family tradition. I love all that anchors our family together--love and commitment to our beliefs and our discipleship to Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been blessed with a marvelous heritage and legacy of continuous ancestoral membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since its Restoration in the early 1830's. I continue this righteous legacy and tradition of membership because it has brought true happiness to my family down through many generations and because I have personally witnessed the fulness of joy possible by living by its precepts and teachings. I have gone to the source and learned for myself that the doctrines are true. I strive everyday to live by these precepts, doctrines and teachings and they make me happy and bring me peace and joy in a world full of turmoil. They protect me and my family from so many emotional and physical perils so prevalant in our world. Life is hard enough, but it doesn't have to be unbearably difficult!

How I live my faith

I currently serve as the President of the women's organization for our congregation with responsibility for serving and ministering to the needs of 174 women and their families. It takes many hands in the form of couselors, secretary, various committee and board members and brings much joy and friendship as we all serve one another together. Recently we have sewn T-shirt dresses, pillow cases and wall hangings for various humanitarian organizations and causes. We've brought meals at times of new babies, sickness and injury. Babysitting, play groups, visiting homebound are a few of the things we help each other with. I truly believe and have witnessed that it takes a whole congregation to raise a family committed to gospel principles and family values.