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Hi I'm Bobbi

I am a mother, wife and daughter of Heavenly Father. I have a passion for the arts and love to write. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother and a full-time homemaker. I have been married to my husband for 14 years and consider myself blessed to be with my best friend. We have been through many ups and downs but our mutual faith in the Lord and His gospel is what has gotten us through these many years and will continue to hold our family together. Our two daughters are 13 and 10 and our son is 6 years old. I have never regretted my decision to stay home with them instead of pursuing a career. I know it is where the Lord has wanted me to be, teaching and nurturing them. It is not easy and can be a thankless job at times, but it is worth every trial that comes with it. Now that my children are older, I have more time to pursue some of my personal interests. I love to write and am currently working on my first big novel. I have completed smaller writing projects and do some freelance writing every now and then. My dream is to be a published, working author doing what I love. Books offer an escape into other worlds of imagination and can even change lives when the right person reads just the right story. I want to be part of that. I can't wait to see my own books next to all the others sitting on shelves in bookstores world-wide. I believe that through faith in Christ, all things are possible. I know He will get me there.

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't always have the faith I do. I grew up in a family that believed in God and were respectful toward religion, but not deeply committed to any one in particular. I struggled as a teenager with self-confidence and depression at times. It wasn't until after my senior year in high school that I began searching for answers about God and the purpose of my life. I attended different churches with friends and found some good teachings here and there. I believed then, as I do now, that all churches have some truth, but there was still an emptiness and a lack of answers to many of the big questions in life. I decided to attend the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints one Sunday. It wasn't a random decision. It was on my mind everyday. I wanted to be closer to God and somehow I knew that if I showed up, I would finally be home. I was familiar with some of the teachings but unsure how I felt about them. I am glad I had the courage to go and see for myself. Looking back on it now, I realize that I was being led by the Holy Ghost to the right place. I have never been one to simply accept what others tell me, so I committed myself to a full-on search through the principle beliefs of this church. I started by reading the Book of Mormon. This was the first time in my life I attempted to read the scriptures intently. I can still remember sitting outside on the old picnic table behind my sister's farm house in the country. Just me and my Book of Mormon. I remember thinking, "Okay, so Joseph Smith is a prophet and this book he translated is true.....let's just see." I read with a thirst for truth. I wanted to know the Lord was real, that He loved me and died for me. I wanted to know if God really was aware of me in a personal way. I felt close to them as I read. It was like they were sitting right there with me, helping me search and find the things I longed to know. That book changed my life. I decided to serve a mission so I could teach others.

How I live my faith

I love this church because I believe it is the Lord's. It is the only church in existence with a living prophet and twelve living apostles. In the bible's book of Amos, it says, "surely the Lord God will do nothing but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets." This is God's way and always has been since the beginning of time. This plus the wonderful change brought to my life as a result of my careful study of the Book of Mormon are witness enough to me that Joseph Smith was a prophet and that we have a living prophet today who directs the affairs of this church. I have grown closer to Christ as I have served in various callings or "jobs" through the years. I will always cherish the time I spent serving a full-time mission in the islands of Hawaii. I was privileged to share the Book of Mormon with others and be amazed at the blessings it brought into their lives. I currently serve as a Historian in my branch. It is a fun calling because I get to interview families once a month in an attempt to know them better. I share what I have learned with the rest of the branch in the form of a spotlight. It is a rewarding calling. I have grown as a person with every opportunity I've had to serve in various callings in this church. Our callings strengthen our ability to reach our greatest potential by stretching us beyond our comfort zones to serve others. This is what God wants for each of us, to become the best we can be.