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Hi I'm Christina

I'm a wife, a teacher, a mother, and a friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Alabama, and moved to Washington state when I was 8. I love the beautiful Pacific Northwest! I enjoy dancing in the rain, hiking, boating, swimming, camping, sewing, cooking, drawing, and crafting. I went to Brigham Young University and studied Early Childhood Education. I met my husband there, and he and I have since graduated and become teachers. We have a beautiful little girl and love to be together as a family!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Both of my parents come from families of different faiths, and were converted when they were younger. I had been raised to believe in Jesus Christ as our Savior, and in the doctrines taught about our faith. Still, I needed a testimony of my own -from my own experiences. I can still remember the first time I truly felt the spirit testify to me of the truthfulness of this gospel. I was twelve years old, and it was during a girls' camp. The spirit was like nothing I had ever felt -warm, inviting, and ever so peaceful. I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that what I had been taught was true. I have since read the Book of Mormon and studied the words of the prophet and apostles today. All have been a further witness and testimony to me of how true this church is. I know that our Savior, Jesus Christ, offered the ultimate sacrifice for us, and that through his atonement I can be saved. I also know that I must live my life according to the commandments and covenants that I have promised to keep, in order to be happy and to have eternal life. I know that families can be sealed together forever, through the blessings of the temple. Family is so important to me -and I want to live my life righteously so that I can be with them forever. I know that the family is a sacred part of God's plan for us, and that it should be protected and respected. I know that when times are hard I must hold fast to my faith -that it will pull me through no matter what. Life is not easy, and trials and hardships will always happen, but I know that if I stay true to what I believe -as I have continued to do -I will be happy. Being a Mormon enriches my life. I've found joy and fulfillment serving others in various church callings that I could not have felt otherwise. I am strengthened and uplifted as I attend church meetings and listen to lessons taught. I want to follow Christ in all that I do -this is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love serving in the church. I help organize events for the women of the church, as well as in organizing the programs for these women. I also help to organize meals and service for others in our church who are sick, have recently lost a loved one, have just had a baby, or have any other kind of need in their home. I love to serve others -it brings so much fulfillment to my life! In addition to this, I also have the assignment to watch and minister to a few specific individuals in the church. I try to make sure that these women feel of my love for them and for the gospel. If they need a hug, a meal, or even just a smile, I try to be there for them. I also have other women who look after me and my family. By doing this, each woman and family in our church can be looked after and strengthened. This is how I live my faith.