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Hi I'm Rhonda Denise Watkins

I'm a convert. I was baptized on April 11, 2004. I am a mother, wife, and daughter of God. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Rhonda. In my life, I have had many ups and downs. I was lucky enough to traveled some, become a wife and mother, and have family that love me. My daughter thinks I am awesome because I completed my associated degree in business and HR management the same year she graduated from high school ( I don't give up). My sister in law thinks I am awesome because I make things happen ( I know how to talk to people in order to get results without raising my voice or getting emotional). My mom thinks I am awesome because for many years I was a single mom and I managed my home without crying to others (I have a strong spirit). My husband thinks I am awesome because I look past what others see and view things for what they can be... (I see beautiful details in what others often overlook). I think I am awesome because I am as God made me, his child, ever growing and ever learning, but always his child.

Why I am a Mormon

In my lifetime, I studied many faiths and sects of religious organizations. I have been blessed to have friends from many walks of life and beliefs to guide me and teach me. I see truths (bits and pieces) that ring true to me in many of these beliefs. BUT until I began learning about the LDS faith and praying about the truth of its fullness, I did not feel like I had the whole story. I took some from this church and some from that to become the person I was.... With the Mormon faith... there is not bit piecing together. There is not a puzzle of what God's plan for me is. It just makes since and gives me a feeling of completion.

How I live my faith

I live my faith daily. I try to be an outward symbol of God's love. I try to show others what I believe by the choices I make and the way I present myself daily. I talk about my faith openly when the opportunity arises without being pushy. Others ask why I do not drink... What exactly is LDS... What do we study.... What I believe... and I answer as honestly as I can in a way that makes them understand. I choose not to drink for many reasons... I don't like the effects and My Heavenly Father has shown me it is not in his plan for me. We study the King James Version of the Bible but we also have other books like the Book of Mormon that help make our studies of the bible fuller and clearer... Not unlike the books you use in bible school or Sunday school classes... I have found through my own conversion that when you understand the reasons behind a choice, it is easier to see and accept the truth of that choice.