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Hi I'm Lindsay

I am Doctor Mom and I am Mormon

About Me

I'm a mother of two children and have been happily married to an amazing man for 11 years. I have several hobbies including playing with my children, hiking, boating, horseback riding and snow skiing. I love music including singing and playing the piano and recently I'm developing a love for sewing. I went to college for 7 years completing a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and I work a few Saturdays a month in transitional rehab.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised as a Mormon. Both of my parents were Mormon and the beliefs of the Mormon Church were taught in my home. I grew up reading my scriptures and going to church every Sunday. Although I was raised in the church I didn't develop a testimony of the teachings of the Mormon Church until I was a junior in highschool. Something took place in my life during this year that I knew I needed help with. I needed help beyond my church leaders, my parents, and my friends. I found myself drawing closer to my Heavenly Father and spent more time praying on my knees asking for His help. This experience guided me to feel the beautiful feelings that I had never before experienced but had only been taught about by adults. I learned at this time that I do have a Heavenly Father that loves me and that His Son Jesus Christ prepared a way for us to return to live with Him again. This experience redirected my course in life and I continue on the path of following the teachings of Jesus Christ. I have a testimony that Jesus Christ lives, that He's the Son of God, that we can learn about Him in the scriptures. I have a testimony of Joseph Smith, that he was called to be a Prophet of God and that he assisted in the work to restore Heavenly Father's true doctrines on this earth. I testify that we have a living prophet and 12 apostles today that teach how to live like the Savior. I know this to be true and I'm happy to share this message with others.

How I live my faith

Currently I have the opportunity to teach Sunday school with my husband. We teach 21, 12-13 year old boys and girls. Each week we study, pray and prepare a lesson that we hope will help the class develop a desire to learn more about the Savior. I have the opportunity with another sister in our ward to serve 3 individual sisters that live nearby on a more personal level. Throughout each month we periodically touch base with these 3 sisters to make sure that they are doing well and assist when needed. We reserve our Monday nights for a special time with our children without interruption to teach them the doctrines of the gospel and enjoy learning from them as well. I strongly believe that the best way for me to live my faith is to be at home with my children teaching and nurturing them physically and spiritually throughout the week.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Mormons attend Sunday meetings wearing their Sunday best which includes suits and ties for men and modest dresses and skirts for women. Mormons celebrate Christmas and Easter as these are dates in history that represent the birth, suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Mormons also celebrate regional and national holidays of the countries that they live in. Birthdays, anniversaries, and similar events area also celebrated. Show more Show less