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Hi I'm Cassen

I grew up in Utah, I'm a Speech Pathologist and a Mother of 2, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sing into a spoon and dance in the kitchen while making dinner or carmel popcorn. I love to read stories to my children and blow bubbles on the porch.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member all of my life. I've been taught since an early age about the joy found by reading the Book of Mormon and living my life in accordance to its teachings. One summer I got to take care of my Grandma who no longer was an active member of the church, and with my Grandpa who has never been a member of our church. She had had numerous strokes and was dying. I loved my grandma dearly, she was one of my best friends and probably at that time my favorite person on the planet. I had always gone to church because that's what we did as a family and because that's where my friends were. I had never really questioned that what they were teaching was not true, because I always felt good and happy whenever I was involved in a church activity. That summer with my grandma, I had to go to church by myself for the first time ever. I had to sit alone as no one knew me, and once they did, I was so much younger than they were that I really didn't have much in common with them, so I was basically ignored. It was through this experience that I learned that I don't go to church because it's expected or because that's what my friends do, I go because I want to be there. I feel more light and peace at church than I do anywhere else. I would never want to be without the warmth that comes from the teachings of Christ. When my grandma died as hard as that was, I had peace knowing I would see her again through Heavenly Father's plan. My grandpa always said it was too much work to be a Mormon, but to me it isn't work, it's the joy of my life it's my anchor that keeps me focused and at peace during all of life's ups and downs.

How I live my faith

I get to live my faith each week by sharing my love of music with the children in our ward. I help them learn the things Jesus taught through the music and words of the primary songs. I love to feel the warmth of children's voices as they sing about Jesus. The children I teach teach me that we are all children of God and that He loves us and wants us to be happy, and that by doing what He asks us to do we can be.