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Hi I'm Paula Mosis

I am a Texan, born and bred. I was a Shuttle Crew Training Manager at Nasa. I love swing dancing. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife to a 6 foot 3 inch charming, rockabilly husband. I have a talented fifteen year old daughter who is the spiritual rock of the family. We also have a nine year old independent, hard working son, and a six year old son who is a smily boy who automatically loves everyone he meets. I have a degree in mathematics that I don't get to use all that much except while I am homeschooling my children. I happily worked as a shuttle crew Training Manager at Nasa before the shuttle program shut down. I am currently a Project Manager with an awesome consulting firm and am working a big project with an oil and gas company. I love dancing, especially jitterbug. My husband and I taught East Coast Swing dancing for about eight years at our local community college and other special events. It was a great date night. I also love reading and am fairly non-biased in this regards. I love mysteries and science fiction as much as biographies or personally uplifting and inspiring books. My next most favorite past time is playing somewhat complex, story-driven card and board games with friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I started going to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was about twelve. I was the only one in my family that went at the time and went mostly for social reasons. However, in my early teen years, I decided I needed to truly know what I personally believed regarding God, Jesus Christ and my purpose here on earth. My best friend and I decided to check out different churches and find out what the differences were in their beliefs so we could figure out what we believed. We (mostly I) did this for about a year. This personal investigation led me to question many things about the Mormon church. I was often given an answer to my questions quickly followed with encouragement to pray about it. I didn't realize it at first, but this was the only church that I attended that prompted me to go to the Lord, Himself, for answers to my question. How empowering was this!! I didn't have to rely on a teacher, a priest, an elder, a pastor or anyone else for truth. I could go straight to the source. I took this advice and applied it many times that year and every year since then to gain confirmation regarding things I had learned. I am proudly a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I know it to be the Lord's church. It is set up the same as it was in Christ's day and He stands at the head of it. I love that it is doctrine-based and not just a pep talk each week or having a paid preacher tell me what I want to hear. I am taught and reminded of true doctrine weekly. It is what the Lord wants me to know. It is where He wants me to be. I am doing His work and I know this to be true because He has confirmed it so.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying keeping Christ in my daily, hourly, sometimes minute-ly (?) thoughts. I owe everything to Him and want my life to be a visible thanks for all that He has blessed me with. I try to show love to those around me by being humble, inclusive and supportive of righteous efforts. I currently work with the youth organization from our congregation and take great pleasure in seeing them develop spiritually. I work hard in my own family to be an example. I never want to be a 'do as I say, not as I do' parent. I want my children and the youth I work with to know the power that comes with a strong testimony. It truly is a form of spiritual armor. I read my scriptures to learn from prophets of old and to draw closer to God. I believe prayer is the absolute most powerful tool God gave us. I use prayer as a means of gaining direction, understanding scripture, pleading for support and giving thanks. Each night before family prayer, my family discusses the needs and concerns of each other and those we know so that as we pray together, we can ask for God's comforting, healing or protecting hand to help.