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Hi I'm Sue

I grew up in Las Vegas, but have lived for the past 45 years in Utah. I have twelve children.

About Me

I have twelve children. I graduated from BYU. I served a mission in Peru. After returning from my mission, I married and inherited four children. We then had eight more children. We are expecting in January grandchild number 40. While I currently serve on the National Advisory Council for Dixie State College, my involvement in the community has been mostly in the arts. I served for many years on the Governors' Board for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and I currently serve on the Tuacahn Board of Directors. My children and grandchildren keep my life very rich and diversified.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were faithful members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. That offered me a great opportunity to know and understand the gospel, but that is not why I am a Mormon. I am a Mormon because, I know the gospel is true. I have received my own spiritual confirmation of its veracity and my testimony is growing continually. Every bit of real happiness I know comes from living the principles of the gospel. I am certainly not perfect and I know that I am continually learning and trying to be a better person, but I can say this, my personal peace and happiness are commensurate with my actions aligning with my convictions.

How I live my faith

According to the gospel the family is the fundamental unit of society, and as such my life pretty much revolves around my family. We have a lot of activities in my home. The kids and grand kids are in and out all the time. We have major get togethers for birthdays, family events every holiday, vacations, and often to just be together. I believe that the knowledge that families are eternal gives reason to be the central support. Currently I serve teaching Gospel Doctrine in Sunday School. In Gospel Doctrine we study what is called "the standard works", which include the Bible (the Old Testament and the New Testament), The Book of Mormon (Another Testament of Jesus Christ), and lastly the Doctrine & Covenants (which is a compilation of modern revelations). I also serve as a visiting teacher. I love visiting teaching because it gives me the chance to get to know women that I might otherwise not know so well and try to make a difference in their lives. They always make a difference in mine.