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Hi I'm Vicki Thorne Hill

I am grateful for the gospel of Jesus Christ in my life. It helps me be a better person. I am a Mormon!

About Me

I am blessed to be married to a wonderful, kind, loving, patient man, who is truly my best friend. He is currently the Bishop and I find great joy in being a bishop's wife. I love serving the people of our ward. I have 3 wonderful boys and 1 beautiful daughter. I love being a mom! I love helping my family learn how to live a happy and joyful life. I own a preschool and love to teach the precious children that come to my school. I enjoy seeing their love of learning and watching them discovering new things. I love to plant my garden, watch it grow and then harvest the crop and then put it all into bottles to fill my storage room. I love to go into my food storage room in the fall and see all the beautiful bottles of food that we have canned, ready to eat in the winter. Three of my children are teenagers. I think being a teenager is one of the most challenging times of life. They are learning about the world and how to live in it. I enjoy teaching my children how to make good choices that will bring them happiness throughout their life. I enjoy teaching them the value of work. I enjoy teaching them the value of serving others. I enjoy watching them making decisions that will bring them happiness throughout their lives and sorrow with them when they make decisions that bring them sadness. It is a blessing to be a wife and mother and it brings me some of my greatest joys as well as some of my greatest sorrows. I love being a wife and a mother!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because the gospel of Jesus Christ is true! I have been a member all my life, but as a teenager I started to make choices that brought me to question what I had been taught. I didn't think I believed any of it. As a teenager I was involved in a serious automobile accident one week after I had graduated from high school. I remember getting in the car, and the next thing I knew, I woke up in the ICU of a hospital. I was told that I was brought to the hospital in critical condition. I had a shattered pelvis, a broken back and had ruptured internal organs. My face and arm were shredded from the glass and I had some serious internal bleeding. The doctors had prepped me for surgery, then finally let my dad and my Bishop in to give me a priesthood blessing. I don't know what was said in that blessing, but I do know that after the blessing, the doctors were prompted to recheck if everything was ready for surgery. They found the internal bleeding has stopped. I know that my life was spared and that Heavenly Father blessed me through that priesthood blessing. I spent the next 6 weeks in a hospital bed and the doctors didn't know if I would be able to walk or ever have children. As a young 18 year old girl, that was hard for me to hear. One night as I was sitting in my hospital bed, I felt so discouraged! I poured my heart out to my Heavenly Father to help me. I prayed that He would let me walk again. I prayed and told Him that I would do whatever He needed me to do in my life if He would grant that prayer. As I was praying a peace I had never felt before, entered that room as well as a precious feeling that I was not alone. I felt the presence of my grandfather who had passed away years ago. I knew that everything would be all right. I knew that my Heavenly Father loved me and was aware of me and the struggles in my life. I knew that the priesthood was real and that it had been the source of saving my life. I am blessed to be a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith in a way that others will see the love that I have for the gospel and my Savior throughout my actions. I have the opportunity to serve in the Young Women's group of our church. I love the youth. I love to see them trying to make choices that will bless their lives. I sorrow with them as they make choices that bring them sadness. I enjoy helping them find happiness and joy in their lives. I have the opportunity to be involved in preparing activities each week for them to be involved in. At these activities, they learn about service, good clean fun and they help to build their testimonies of the gospel. I know that being a teenager is hard sometimes. I know that my life has been blessed because of good young woman leaders who loved me enough to try and teach me those things. I know that I can show my appreciation to them and to my Heavenly Father for my blessings, by serving and blessing the lives of others. I also have the opportunity to visit some ladies in the area where I live. I have gained some precious friendships and learned about the joys that service brings. I love to bake and I enjoy sharing those baked goods with my neighbors, and the people in the area where I live. I only hope that my children can see how much joy service can bring into our lives. Service is one of my favorite things that I do!

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

Vicki Thorne Hill
I have recently lost my mother to cancer. I was amazed at her faith in the gospel and her knowledge that the gospel teaches us that we will be together again after this life. The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us that this life is not the end. It teaches us that as we try to live as good of a life as we can, that we can have the opportunity to live with God and our Savior Jesus Christ again. Revelations 20 teaches us that we will be judged and rewarded for the things we have done in this life. My mom showed through her example of how she lived her life, that living as the Savior did, in service to others would bring us happiness throughout our life. She always tried to live her life as if the Savior were beside her. I know that her life was a great example of righteousness and the desire to do good. I know that we will be together again as a family, and that I will see my mother again. Show more Show less