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Hi I'm Linda

I lived in Fillmore, Utah from age 6 until I left for college. I am a Mormon and a mother of six children.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in Utah. I started playing the piano when I was six and added the violin and flute a few years later and have enjoyed being involved in musical activities all of my life. The other activity I enjoyed from my youth was dancing and when I went to college I belonged to a performing folk dance group and in the summers I taught folk dancing to young people in my home town. We had a lot of fun performing in parades throughout the state. After I graduated from college I married and have six children-four girls, two boys and twelve grandchildren. We have been able to do many things together that I have loved doing -biking, hiking, swimming, taking long walks, making craft items, sewing, sharing ideas and beliefs and have them teach me how to use the new tech devices, etc. Anytime we can be together is my favorite time. It's all about being with family!

Why I am a Mormon

Both of my parents family's are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I grew up in the church and was baptized at age 8. It seems I have always had a strong testimony that the church is true. My father was a doctor and was killed in World War II. I was only six years old and I had to know that there was life after death and that we could be together as a family again if I lived as I should. I have not always lived as I should - but I have always had a testimony that this is the restored church, and that Jesus Christ came to this earth to atone for our sins and make it possible for us to live with Him someday. As I have grown older I have come to appreciate my membership in the church more each year. The church is a guide post in my life. It give me a sense of security and peace even through difficult times. I know that when I follow the teachings my life is happy and I have joy no matter what this world brings.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities to serve in my church. I have loved to study the gospel, I love doing family history work and finding out about my ancestors. Music and dance are so much a part of our cultural and it seems like wherever I have gone there has been room for one more accompanist. My children like doing community projects. Every year we try to complete at least one project when we are together during the Christmas Holidays. Last year we put together T-shirt and short packages for little boys and made T-Shirt dresses for little girls in Chuuk. This year we are planning to make some warm quilts to send to women in Africa.