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Hi I'm Erika Hoffenreich

I grew up in Seattle, WA. Moved to Salt Lake City, UT for school and ended up finding the love of my life there.

About Me

I am a wife to one of thee most patient men I have ever met, a mother of one adorable:) Son and hope to be a mother to many more. I grew up loving the rain, watching beautiful sunsets off of my roof top, ballroom dancing- both socially and competitively, playing many other sports, and having family time in many different kinds of ways weekly. My parents believed in keeping us active and supporting one another in whatever we chose to do, and for that I am grateful.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up learning and attending meetings for this church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. So, in a way, it was already decided for me that this is the church I'd worship, right? In my opinion, no way! Even though my younger years were filled with doing things my parents wanted me to do because they thought it was best for me, I solely chose to continue attending church and being an active member by doing things like accepting callings (such as being a Den Leader for the Cub Scouts or a Visiting Teacher). Why? There are higher ways to act, as we learn in our church, and one of those things is that we more than just exist here on earth. I wanted that, to exist with a purpose! I wanted my own eternal family consisting of my kids, but most importantly my spouse. Because eventually my kids will get married and start their own eternal family and what am I left with? My husband and the relationship we will have formed and bonded together over all our years of marriage. So that is why I'm a mormon. To have what I love most go with me when I pass on to the next world, my family.

How I live my faith

I currently am the Den Leader for the Wolves in our local Cub Scouts- I love it! Especially thinking how in a few years one of these boys will be my Son...it only pushes me harder to be a great leader and friend to these young boys. I've had the opportunity to teach some ballroom dance steps at different church activities and continue to do so within my house hold. Choosing to accept the challenge in going out to other women in the area (Visiting Teaching) is another thing I take part in. Whether it's helping out around their house, giving them comfort in hard times, talking to them or just being there, I gladly serve these women.

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Erika Hoffenreich
Our bodies give us the ability to do ANYTHING here on earth. What we choose to do with them affects the outcome of how it will run in the years to come. We only have one body given to us, as a gift, from our Creator Jesus Christ and our "Architecture" Heavenly Father. If we choose to take care of it, we'll have it to use as we participate in the lives of our children, grandchildren, and maybe even our great grandchildren. Show more Show less