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Hi I'm Elaine Witters

I was born in Idaho, have since lived in many places across the U.S. as a Military wife, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

Those things I love most are my husband, children and grandchildren. The beauties of nature never cease to amaze me, so you can find me in my summer gardens, or hiking and bike riding with my husband. Every chance I get I am hanging with children and grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My mother died when I was 18 mos old, the youngest of 7 siblings the oldest being 12 at the time. A wonderful family took care of me until my father remarried a widow with 6 children, then they had 4 more. Do the math. Life was crazy and so disfunctional, but we learned to work hard on their Dairy Farm. So when Sunday came and we attended church I always liked the special feelings I had when at church and associating with members. I followed the path of membership Baptism at age 8. At that time I had a simple faith and I was so happy to become a member. As a young adult I decided to really find out if what I had been taught and embraced throughout my life was true. I read, pondered, and asked God the Eternal Father having faith in Christ to know the truth of all things. (Moroni 10:2-5). I received an answer to my humble prayer. From that moment I have been anchored. How often when trials and dissapointments have come to me in life I go back to those sweet moments of revelation and confirmation.That is why I serve wherever the Lord asks me to, that is why I cherish my husband, children and family, that is why I love others and see them as people of great worth. I am committed to The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints, to its teachings and standards. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to think "What would Jesus say or do?" At work I meet Patients who are in pain, and therefore a bit agitated, by remembering first that they are important to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ I can be kind to them even if it isn't reciprocated. My church service allows me to see through the eyes of children how to love and forgive others, to see the simple joys of life. No matter where I serve in church I learn from others whether it be giggling teenage girls, or ageing white haired grandparents, they help me appreciate the gift of life and Faith in a living Heavenly Father, and a Loving Savior.