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Hi I'm Joanie

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My most important job is that of a wife and mother. I was a stay-at-home mom for 18 years and I loved every minute of it. I have six children that range in age from 22 years old to 11 years old. My oldest and youngest are girls with four boys sandwiched in between! Two of those boys are identical twins. My family brings me my greatest happiness and we love to spend time together. My husband and I have been married for 24 years and we have known each other since the second grade. Now I work full-time from home, and also go to school full-time. I will have my bachelors degree in a year and a half.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know with all of my heart that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and restored this gospel to the earth. I love reading from the Book of Mormon and know that what I read from that book is true! It gives me guidance in every area of my life. I am so grateful to have a living prophet, President Thomas S. Monson, on the earth today. He leads us and guides us and when I follow his counsel and obey the commandments I am guided in the paths I should follow. These good choices also bring me a lot of happiness in my life and my family's lives.

How I live my faith

I love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints! I am so lucky because when I go to church on Sundays I get to be with the young women that range in age fro 12-18. They have so much enthusiasm for life and share their love freely. I also get to be with my youngest daughter and I love that! I am also what is called a visiting teacher. That means I am assigned a partner and we get to visit two women in our neighborhood each month. We go and we share news, give encouragement, sometimes take a meal or provide service, and share a spiritual thought. This is something that I look forward to every month because I love the women that I get to visit.