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Hi I'm Debi

I grew up in Idaho. I didn't know this life would be fulfilling. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom. Simple as that right? Nope. Yesterday I was a professional organizer, today a chef, and maybe tomorrow I will be a coach. I never know what I may be or what I will be doing. I went to college to be a veterinary technician. I loved it. I did it and loved it even more. I had a baby. I wanted more time with her. Slowly I gave up the work force for being a mom. I was scared it wouldn't be as fulfilling to me as my job was, but I have been learning it can be the most fulfilling job I will ever do. I can love it and I do. My job as a mother has opened up the "mother-lode" of job opportunities you can have! I am also a wife. To a farmer turned Navy man. Yep, this is the ride of a lifetime.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who were members. That means I have always been a member of this church. I never questioned my beliefs. I always believed. I did have some trials that took me away from the church for a time, but even when I wasn't doing all that was right I would try to attend church. I knew I was supposed to be there even though I was having trials. I fell in love. He wasn't a mormon. I thought about all that would change if I were to marry him. I talked to him about going to church and he said he would never go to church. I broke up with him. That was that. I don't know that I really thought it through. I just knew that I would go and I wanted him to go with me. As a family that is what you should do. Go to church together. He wasn't going too, so he wasn't going to be part of my family. I had already met my future husband before I broke up with him. It wasn't easy to change and pick another to marry, but I did it. Times were tough during the first years of marriage. I wondered if it were the right choice. I wasn't going to give up though. I worked on it. I prayed about it. I did what I was supposed to do. I did what I believed. I had Faith. I have only gone forward. And I can look back and Know that it was the best decision in my life. I may have loved someone before, but I loved my Heavenly Father more. I have learned that what he taught and what his gospel teaches can lead to more love than anything else. I didn't know it then, but I so glad that I had the gospel and the beliefs that this church teaches. I have had more fulfillment in my life choosing to believe in a latter-day Prophet, God the Eternal Father, His son Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. To believe in a book called the Book of Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am the president of the young women's youth group in our church. I love it. I previously worked with the primary children. The difference is amazing! Teenagers! I listen to them when they answer questions during gospel lessons and I can't believe how much they know. I wonder if I knew what they did when I was their age. I know my life was different from theirs. I work to give them lessons and activities to challenge them and hopefully keep them wanting to learn more. I don't want them to make mistakes, but I know they will. We are human it is what we do, but I want them to know that God loves them. I love them. And He has made a way for them to make things right. To be happy and return to him and to be an Eternal Family.