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Hi I'm Holly Robison

I am a Daughter of God, Wife, Mother, Friend, Storyteller, and I love all of these jobs! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Take a walk with me through my home. A feeling of love and comfort resides here though there are toys on the floor and dishes in the sink. There is a smell of something good cooking or baking or burning. There are family pictures on the walls along with artistic creations of my own and those who love me. There are also pictures of my Savior and Temples. Bright colors are everywhere yellow, red, blue. A piano sits in the living room with music on and around it for piano, violin, voice, and choir not in an organized but used fashion. The computers in the study show favorite websites Nick Jr. and Facebook. The book shelves are full to over flowing with books religious, historical, classic novels, German, many picture books, folk and fairy tales. The music playing is either show tunes, choral or folk music. There is a room dedicated to sewing and crafting. It looks well used and chaotic. Many wonderful, happy creations come out of this room. There are two big framed posters on one wall from the local storytelling festival. There are often stories being told in this house for fun, play, entertainment, or rehearsal and experimentation. Stories are the heart of who we are. Our closets are full of games, too many clothes, tools, costumes, food storage, camping and hiking equipment and lots of other useful things that haven't been touched in years. A prize possession sits in the garage, our tandem bike. Company is a great reason to clean the house. I love sharing life with others!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it feels right. I grew up in the church and always felt comfortable in my beliefs. I knew that wasn't enough. I had to make the beliefs that my parents and teachers taught me my own. I knew I felt good when I heard the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and read in the Book of Mormon and other scriptures. I took those teachings and feelings to the Lord and asked for a personal answer to know for myself that they are true. I will always remember the wonderful feeling I had. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by making mistakes with all the best intentions. I start my day with quiet time for praying, reading my scriptures, journaling, and pondering. It isn't usually as long or as productive as I'd like it to be, but it is my time with my Maker and I try to make it count. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me and I want those I meet to feel His love through me. That can only happen if I am on close terms with my Father. I don't always understand what I reading in the scriptures so I spend quiet moments throughout the day thinking, talking to people, and learning about it. My life is busy. I like having things to do. It is easy to get frustrated and stressed when lots is going on. I make it my job to keep my cool and a loving attitude about me as I imagine Christ would. I teach my children to show kindness to those around them, especially family. Family is the central unit. I want mine to be strong and connected. As I go throughout my day I look people in the eye. I greet strangers and offer help to those I see in need. I try not to judge. I pray often through out the day because there are so many times when I need help or when I feel gratitude for my blessings. I attend the temple each week to serve those who have gone before me and keep myself grounded in my faith. It is in the temple that I feel closest to my Savior. I look for service opportunities. I repent often because there is so much that I need to do better. But I know that my efforts are recognized on high and that when my heart is in the right place I am on the right track.