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Hi I'm Amy

I love to take road trips with our family all over the United States. I love new adventures. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Northwest in a blended family of 9 children. I served a mission for the LDS church in Eastern Canada and loved it. Next I moved to Utah and was married in the Portland, Oregon Temple. 4 years later we started a family and moved to Arkansas and then Alabama. We have 5 kids and have met lots of wonderful people all over. I love to read, go for walks, volunteer at any school and sew. I am learning how to balance activities and time with our family so that we can smile at least once a day. Being outside with our kids doing yardwork is a favorite activity and going to any beach just to play in the sand and watch the kids run into the waves. I have been blessed with a very close family and keep in touch with my siblings who live all over the United States from Washington to Florida. My Dad passed away 2 years ago and that has been the hardest trial in my life so far. I miss him everyday and am grateful to know that he is in heaven keeping busy and watching over us. Life has been full of ups and downs and we have learning all along the way.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the doctrines and teachings in the LDS church are true and have helped me learn about Jesus Christ and my Father in Heaven. I know that the Prophet is called of God and that he is kind, good, and a great example for me and my family. I have had lots of opportunities to study and learn and each new teaching I learn about strengthens my and helps me in raising our family. I have true joy and happiness through being a mormon and I love all that if offers me.

How I live my faith

I have been a part of the LDS church my entire life. My mother was a convert in her teens and my father was raised LDS also. When my parents divorced when I was 11 I had to choose if I was still going to go to church because my Mom decided to stop attending church. I had to find out if I believed for myself or because of my family. I knew that attending church was the right thing for me and then I was blessed with lots of teachers and friends who loved me and were great examples of faith. By the time I was 16 I knew I was going to serve a mission and looked forward to that day. On my mission I strengthened my testimony as I loved, served, and taught the people in Quebec City, Ottawa, and Montreal. When I returned home I loved attending the temple and church and becoming part of the student wards in Provo, Utah. Marriage in the temple was always a goal of mine to reach and I loved being the the Portland Temple with my husband. We have moved lots and had lots of opportunities to serve others which has helped us to remember how blessed we are and meet extrodinary people who have taught us so much and loved us tremendously.