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Hi I'm Patricia

I am a wife, mother of six, and a grandmother, and I enjoy doing volunteer work in my spare time.

About Me

I grew up on a farm and have never lived far from there. My husband and I have worked hard to have me be able to be a stay at home mom for our six children. At times I have substitute taught, and I currently help with the family vehicle unlocking business. In my spare time I volunteer in the local elementary school and serve as a cub scout den leader.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Mormon Church, but I was the only member my age in my community. My friends were all members of various other faiths. We often held religious discussions and attended activities at each others' churches. Through the years I discovered that what I was taught made sense and answered questions that others had no answer for. I studied scripture and prayed to know for myself if the things I had been taught were true. The Lord answered my prayers and gave me experiences to help me know the truth. Sometimes I feel that life gets difficult, but through it all, it is my faith in the Lord and in His gospel that help me to rise above my challenges.

How I live my faith

Each school day I teach seminary lessons to the teenagers in our church for about 45 minutes in the morning. I am also the president of our women's organization. Because I feel it is my responsibility to help provide wholesome activities for everyone in our area, I not only plan meetings for our church, but I volunteer to work with the youth in our community.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are strong. We are encouraged to be educated, creative, and involved in all areas and to prepare ourselves to be able to handle whatever life may toss our way. Our organization for women provides opportunities for us to continually grow and develop ourselves, physically, emotionally, educationally, and spiritually. Our place in our homes is standing right beside our husbands where we work together to raise children who love the Lord. Show more Show less