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Hi I'm Laura Cummings

I'm a dauthter, sister, wife and mother. I have 3 children, who are the light of my life. One has aspergers. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother with three children. One is married to a beautiful woman who makes him very happy. One is a Thomas the Train and Disney collector and one is the sweetest kindest person you will ever meet. I spend most of my days, busy keeping my home organized like washing dishes, laundry, and cooking. Then when the kids get home we do homework and play at the gym together. I have a son with aspergers so I spend a great deal of time and energy being his advocate. My favorite things are cutting my family’s hair, working out at the gym, Sunday and finding treasures at Goodwill.

Why I am a Mormon

The Mormon Church has always been my home. Since the day I was born my parents have taken me to church on Sundays. My father worked at IBM when I grew up. Our family jokes that IBM stands for I Have Been Moved. We lived in California twice, New York, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Arizona, Washington and now Oregon. Every time we moved I always knew that with all the confusion church was going to be there and provide the security and structure I needed, even the songs were the same just a different language. The church provides so many wonderful programs and keeps me living a righteous fulfilling life. I am a Mormon because it is my home my refuge, my heritage my life.

How I live my faith

My faith is the foundation of how I live my life. Our family goes to church on Sunday, Monday we have Family Night, Wednesday my son goes to Scouts and my daughter goes to Activity Day, for girl’s age 8 to 12. Many of our Saturdays are spent taking turns cleaning the church, scouts, moving new members and other organized church activities. Once a month I go with another sister and visit two sisters in our church, we usually spend time talking and seeing if her needs are being met. I prepare meals for families who are sick or need extra care. I try and go to the temple once a month. My husband is a leader in the men’s program and I was just called to be the ward Humanitarian Specialist. This is just a glimpse of how I live my faith. I haven’t even covered the personal piece like praying with our family before dinner and at night after we read scriptures. The way I live my faith is who I am and what I do.