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Hi I'm Sherry

I grew up in Northern Virginia but have lived in many different places. I'm happy and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married with two grown children and 8 grandchildren. My husband and I are retired. I went to college later in life and got my Masters of Social Work and worked for a short time in a Mental Health Hospital. Then through my husbands job we were transferred overseas where we enjoyed experiencing other peoples cultures. We also came to appreciate our home country a whole lot more! We have been back in the USA for one year with no plans of leaving it again. My interests are in reading good books, doing crossword puzzles, cooking, Genealogy, walking, and going for drives with my hubby. I love being with family and friends and enjoy quiet evenings with my best friend.

Why I am a Mormon

As a child I did not attend any Church, but I had a yearning to know God. While other children played cowboys and Indians, I played "Angels". As a youth I became a "hippy" and was living a life of doing what I pleased. But still I wanted to know God. I went to a non-LDS religious movie with my friends (and I still don't know why we chose to go!), and after the movie it was asked that all who felt touched by the Spirit (can't remember the exact words), to come up front. I felt the Spirit so strongly that I got up and went to the front even though it wasn't cool to do so. But still I wasn't fulfilled. I went on with my life and a few years later when I was married with 2 children, I felt that something was missing. I prayed that if it mattered what I believed and taught my children, then please help me to know. Not more than 2 days later the missionaries came to our door and though they only taught about Family Home Evening, I knew the Church was true. We were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4 weeks later and my life has been richly blessed. I feel complete now with nothing missing.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing what the Lord would have me do each day. I begin my day with personal prayer where I commune with my Father in Heaven. Then I study my scriptures. I have served in the Church in every area that I could serve in: working with the children, the youth and the adults. My husband and I have served a Mission in Africa and are currently serving a mission in Pennsylvania. I could not be happier.