Hi I'm Lorraine
I grew up in Utah. Went on a Mission to Texas in '93 with my husband. I live in Vegas. I'm a Mormon.
I have been an administrative aid and School secretary in Inglewood, CA and in Ogden UT. Went to El Camino College, CA and completed secretarial classes at Utah of University, S.L.C. I worked at Unisys in S,L.C. for eight years. I am a workaholic and love it. Finally became a grandmother at age 79 which turned out to be the Best thing in the world.
Why I am a Mormon
I had the blessing of being of being born in a small Mormon community in Utah, with a pioneer heritage, but to wonderful parents who were not active in the church. Baptism was not enforced, so I went through my early years attending the L.D.S. church, but I would also attend any other church nearly.My curiosity lead me to study all of them, leaving me more confused. When the missionaries came to discuss baptism I said it would be good for my family , but I did not need that. After more studying I felt the need to join and become a member. It was then that I thought I was the only one with a long, detailed conversion story. I had dreams and strong promptings all directing me to join the Church of Jesus Christ. I would tell them to anyone who would listen, and mostly I was told to "write down" my dreams and feelings, which I did. I even had a friend draw a sketch of my dream, where my family and I were being directed to walk out of a grey obis, cross over a small Chinese type bridge, into a verdant green park with colorful flowers and swans floating over the bright blue water. This was a place where nothing was needed, but family and friends. I would ask all I knew what this dream meant. When I joined the church I experienced the same clearness and satisfaction as I had known in the dream of direction. I felt guided and have lacked nothing since I became a member and now I am a Mormon. When I became a Mormon in my early forties that feeling of emptiness left my being and satisfaction became the normal. Now I am busy studying and fulfilling my thirst for knowledge and the truth and light; as did Abraham.
How I live my faith
I have taught Sunday school classes to adults and to recently baptized youth. I always claim I learn more than those whom I teach because I study lessons ahead, and encourage class participation.