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Hi I'm Jacqueline Shakin

I'm a stay at home mother of 10, wife to a wonderful husband, I love my life and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a 36 year old stay at home mother of 10 and wife to a wonderful husband. I am a daughter and I am First in line to my 3 siblings. As a child my family moved a lot. I have had the chance to live in Europe and travel to lots of different places. I have a special love for people from many different cultures. Life has given me many opportunity to grow and develop as a person. I love photography. I love taking pictures of our kids and family as they grow. My happiest moments are family time spent together and having fun. Our family isn't perfect and sometimes the going gets tough...but it teaches us to stick together and its our life! I believe happiness is a choice!! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the church all my life. It has always been my anchor during the sometimes confusing and difficult times. It still continues to bring reassurance and clarity in these times in which we live. I can't imagine my life without the reassuring knowledge and firm testimony of a living, loving, compassionate father who speaks to his children through living prophets, scriptures and revelation. I love The Book of Mormon and will study from it all the days of my life! The principles of living a happy, thoughtful and purposeful life are found in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because it truly is Christ's Church and is led by his chosen leaders. I testify of these things and they are true.

How I live my faith

I think the best way to live my faith is by starting in the walls of my own home. One of our great prophets David O' McKay said "No other success can compensate for failure in the home". As a mother of a large and growing family I take this counsel very seriously, trying to always be ever vigilant, watchful and careful. To do this I must study the scriptures daily, pray and listen to the counsel of the living prophets. I must personally strive to be a righteous example of everything I teach. My prayer each day is to have Christ's image in my countenance.