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Hi I'm Cherlelynn

I'm a mother and teacher. I love being outdoors and spending time with my family. I'm grateful I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love spending time with my family, friends and min-pin (she's my other baby). I also love reading, playing board-games and going on family adventures. I have three step-sons, one daughter-in-law and two daughters. We love going on road trips! One of my main goals is to visit all fifty states; I'm half-way there! I was raised in a small town and loved the lifestyle of knowing your neighbors as friends and family. As an adult I moved to a small town in order for my children to have the wonderful experiences I did as a child. I love the small town life! Both of my daughters were born premature. My oldest daughter weighed one pound at birth and my youngest daughter weighed two pounds at birth. Both are my little miracles and I am grateful each day to be their mother. I truly am grateful for the blessings we've received and feel truly blessed that these two girls are healthy and strong.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised around the church I didn't become an active member of the church, and gain a testimony, until a few years ago. I was trying to find happiness in all of the wrong places and realized that I needed to find out for myself if the church was true or not. I was scared at first to pray and find out if this church was truly from God. Part of me was afraid because I didn't know what I would do if I learned it wasn't true, and part of me was scared because I knew that if I found out it was true I would need to live my life accordingly. It took me a while to get the courage, but when I prayed I felt a warm and peaceful feeling. I knew this church was organized by our Heavenly Father. I also knew that I need not waste any more time in unimportant things and become an active member of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Even though I look back and wish I wouldn't have wasted time gaining a testimony; I am grateful for the testimony I now have and I wouldn't change that for the world.

How I live my faith

Each and every day we choose how our day will go. I believe that my outlook is what makes my day positive or negative. I know that when I wake up each morning, read my scriptures, and speak to my Heavenly Father, through prayer, my day is so much better. As a family we have weekly family time (called Family Home Evening) where we learn about gospel principles, play games or do other activities our family enjoys. Also, by having daily family prayers and scripture study our family grows together and all of life's little bumps don't seem so bad. I try to always let the light of Christ shine through me so others may come to know Him through my words and actions. Our church is a lay-ministery where members volunteer their time and talents through a church calling. Currently my calling is working with the young women (ages 12-18) in our church.These amazing youth truly know of God's love and are not afraid to share it with others. I love going to church each week to spend time with my church family and feel of God's love for each of us. We love welcoming everyone to our congregation and I love that it feels like a big extended family. I truly am grateful for the blessings I have in my life and know they wouldn't be possible without the gospel of Jesus Christ.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Yes we believe in Jesus Christ. We believe our actions, words and deeds should show that we are indeed Christians. We believe that we lived in Heaven, with Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father, before we came to earth. We were also surrounded by our friends and family in Heaven. We are grateful for the gift of the attonement and know that Jesus loves us. He suffered and sacrificed everything for us. His suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane allows each and every one of us to repent of our mistakes, forsake these transgressions, and become clean and spotless again. Jesus is the only perfect person upon this earth and by repenting we will be found spotless and perfect through him. Jesus Christ is our older brother and truly loves each and every one of us. For this reason he was willing to come to earth and endure the numerous trials and sufferings he faced, so that we may return to live with him again someday. Jesus did this willingly for each and every one of us because of his infinite love for each of us individually. Show more Show less