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Hi I'm Michelle

I grew up in Illinois. I've lived in Utah and Texas. I'm a stay at home mom. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love interior decorating. I didn't discover this until my last semester at college. I absolutely love it!! I really enjoy helping other people redecorate their living spaces so they can love being in their home! I have also discovered that I find great joy in helping women find the right style of fashion for themselves personally. I worked at a retail store for a while and found that I had a knack for fashion. I also like playing sports, singing, talking,and shopping. I'm not a fan of the techno gadgets that are everywhere. I prefer one on one conversation and hand written letters. Most of all, I'm a stay-at-home mom where I have the opportunity to experience a combination of all jobs. Being a mom is the hardest but most rewarding job!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon. I am still a Mormon today because I know what I have learned and have been taught is true. Even though I was born a Mormon, I still had to find out for myself whether The Church of Jesus Christ was true. When I was 17, I had the opportunity to go to the rededication of the Carthage jail in Carthage, IL. I was best friends with the mission presiden't daughter and they invited me to go over a few days early (before the dedication). We had a private tour of the jail and the guide told the story of Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith, Willard Richards, and John Taylor. After the story, the guide left us alone in the room and the mission president began to sing "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief", the hymn that John Taylor had sung. As the president sang, I started to cry. The spirit in the room was so strong that I felt as if my insides were burning. I knew then that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God that he had lived and died for his beliefs. I can still remember that feeling and it's been over 20 years ago. I know the truth and I can't deny it. That's why I'm a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I volunteer at my daughter's school and help out in the class room with whatever her teacher needs. I also help people at church learn how to find their ancestors and gather information about them so that they can take these names to the temple. In addition I help organize and oversee the sports program in our area for the girls ages 12-17. We play volleyball in the fall and basketball in the winter. I also visit 3 women in my neighborhood and help them as often as I can. I try to be a good influence on everyone I meet because that's what Jesus would do.