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Hi I'm Leeona

I'm married to my high school sweetheart. I have 2 children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to my high school sweetheart, and we have 2 wonderful children. I love to do crafty things.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to the LDS church. I had went to a baptist church with my grandparents while growing up, but had stopped going regularly, sometime around the age of 15. When I was 19, I came into contact with an old friend from the baptist church I grew up in. She was getting ready to be baptised into the LDS or "mormon" church. I was going through a time in my life where I felt that I needed a relationship with God, and had been attending churches with other family members for a few months before running into this old friend of mine. I had been reading the Bible daily, along with some other church books I had been given by my sister; trying to find how to grow closer to God. Running into this old friend had turned out to be an answer to my prayers! I spent a lot of time with her asking questions, reading scriptures, including the Book of Mormon, and I found answers to the questions I had pondered deep in my heart-without even asking them. When I attended her baptism, I felt such a peaceful, calm, overwhelming feeling of happiness, and I knew that it was true.

How I live my faith

I have served with the children at church as a primary sunday school teacher for a few years. Currently, I am living my faith by being a Young Women's leader. I am involved with the "Beehives" or 12-13 year old girls in our ward. I help plan activities for them, teach lessons on sunday mornings, and pray and work to get to know these girls and what their needs are. I also work hard to be a good example and live the things that I am teaching them. I am also a "visiting teacher" which means that I am able to visit a couple of ladies from my ward once a month. I get to bring them a spiritual message, and find out how they are doing and help them out with their spiritual, and sometimes temporal needs. Some things I have done as a visiting teacher are helping with children, preparing meals when someone is sick, moving to a new house, or even just having abad day. I have run errands, helped with packing/cleaning when someone has moved, and there have been times when I have just been a listening ear on the phone.