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Hi I'm Heather Johnson.

I grew up in Texas. I'm a mother of four. I joined "the Church" when I was 15. I love to sew and read. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born on an army base in Okinawa, Japan. I was adopted when I was 2 years old. My adoptive family moved to Texas where I lived most of my childhood. My mother and father divorced when I was 11, and we went to live with an aunt and uncle of mine. That was when I found that my life could be different from what I had lived thus far. My mother died when I was 14, when I went back to live the same aunt and uncle. I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints soon after and my life has been wonderful since! I have an amazing husband, four wonderful children, and I hate to think what my life would be without Jesus Christ's love for me.

Why I am a Mormon

After my mother died, I had a very hard time feeling alone. I felt that everyone I loved was gone. I was in a new home, new city, with people who didn't understand me. I knelt in prayer to God and asked for comfort and help. I didn't know what to do or who to turn to. After the prayer, in my heart I knew that my mother still went on even though I could not see her. I also felt inside that I needed to find out more about the church that this family I was now a part of went to. With every teaching that the missionaries taught me I felt a confirmation deep inside that what they said was true. When they taught me of life after death and the opportunity for families to be united forever, I knew that this was the truth beyond doubt. With a Baptist upbringing, however slight, I had always felt there was so much missing and when I asked questions I was always told that I was too young to understand. No one is too young to understand Christ as our Savior.

How I live my faith

Right now I teach the young children music. It's wonderful because the songs of the gospel speak directly to the hearts of children and adults! Nothing brings the spirit of peace and love as quickly as music. I try to teach my children truth. I try to support my husband as he serves others and loves our children. I try to be there for others when they need me.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Heather Johnson.
Mormons believe that a family is a sacred unit that can exist forever. We work so hard to have happy homes and families. If they end with death, what would be the point of working so hard. We all instinctively believe that love is forever. That's because it's supposed to be forever! Show more Show less