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Hi I'm Zephne Vaterlaus

I am a full time homemaker who graduated from Brigham Young University in physics and physics teaching and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an idealistic, revolutionary, Renascence woman, kind of like a Leonardo da Washington. I do a lot of different, seemingly contradictory things, but in reality they are the Lego pieces that make me who I am. I am an oil painter, an artist, a musician, a Trekker, a scientist, a conversationalist, an avid journaler, a fisherman, a teacher, a speaker, a wife, a mother, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon, but I continue being a Mormon because I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and I KNOW that they love me. They understand what I'm going through and what I need. They bless my life daily. I am a Mormon because Jesus Christ provided a way for me to be eternally and extremely happy living with my family and my Father forever. I don't want to loose my connection to my family; I want to be with my husband, daughter, parents, and siblings forever. I am a Mormon because of the direct access to Christ's atoning sacrifice I receive. He has healed my wounds and understands my heartaches. I want to be made whole and obtain perfect peace and I know that it comes through Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I reguarly participate in church meetings and currently serve as a supervisor over the program of the women's organization designed to help, uplift, and comfort sisters. I strive to help my husband in having daily family prayer, family scripture study, and family meals together. We also work on weekly family nights and wholesome family activities. I always strive to be better and come closer to Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father. I am working on being more authentic and genuine to everyone around me in efforts to help them do the same.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Zephne Vaterlaus
I come to know my Heavenly Father by praying to Him, really praying. If I use a formula for praying, in other words "vain repetitions," I don't get to know Heavenly Father at all. I have to open up my heart and just talk to Him. When I tell Him about my concerns, my worries, my accomplishments, and the real feelings that are in my heart, I feel His spirit and I feel Him come closer. It's as if He is real to me because I'm being real to Him. Show more Show less