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Hi I'm Dee

I'm a Colorado-native. I'm a musician, a coach, a wife, and, most importantly, a mom of three. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have three great kids and a wonderful husband who keep me busy. We have been a homeschool family for 9 awesome years, and we love it! We live in a tiny town in the mountains of Western Colorado. I can usually be found outside shooting hoops or playing catch with my kids, working in my garden, watching movies, taking my dogs for a walk, helping my kids with their school work, or shuttling the family around town. I love to sing, and I am a classically trained soprano. I love to sing every Christmas with the local community choir. We have a great community of artists and musicians here, and I usually get to perform several times a year. It is wonderful! My kids also play several different instruments and love to sing.

Why I am a Mormon

As a kid, my parents told me I could go to whichever church I wanted to. My dad would drop me off a various neighborhood churches. I also attended mass quite often with my best friend (we're still friends today!) I always knew that God existed, I just didn't know anything about Him. I became the only member of my family to join the church soon after my grandma's neighbors--an elderly couple--taught me the gospel. I was baptized and attended church by myself for over two years, when my mom finally joined too. I was 10 years old. I am a Mormon because this church was the only one I had attended that could answer ALL my questions. And the answers made sense! The gospel is true and I know it with all my heart. God lives. Jesus Christ is at the head of this church. He suffered and died for us all. And Joseph Smith? He truly was a prophet of God. He is a man we revere and admire for the sacrifices he made in restoring the true church to the earth. Just like prophets of old, he was an instrument in God's hands.

How I live my faith

One of the greatest things about our church are the local churches (we call them 'wards'.) The people in these local churches become like your family. We are always there for each other. We also get to serve each other in the church. I have worked with the youth (that was so fun! I love those kids!) I have taught music to little (and big) kids. (We had more fun in there every Sunday than I think maybe we should've!) And now I work with the ladies in our local church. These are some of the most amazing, talented, fun, sweet, smart, giving, caring, and beautiful women I have ever known. It is a wonderful thing when women of all ages can be friends who laugh & have fun together, love & support each other, and would do anything for each other. Its like a little community who helps each other and looks out for one another--and not just within our local church, but also throughout the whole town.

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Dee
Yes, we really and truly believe that there is a prophet alive today to help us in this lonely world. To me, this is such a wonderful blessing! Why would God leave us on the earth all alone during the most difficult time in history? We need guidance now more than ever. It is a wonderful blessing to know that God hasn't left us here to fend for ourselves. We have guidance from our prophets and from the scriptures. Words from prophets, ancient and modern, teach us how to have joy while in this life. The Lord works through them. Our church president, Thomas S. Monson, is the prophet today. While he is the leader of the church today, Jesus Christ stands at the head of our church forever. This is a living church led by the living Christ. Show more Show less