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Hi I'm Marie Boyter

I grew up in the countryside of Oregon. I love trees, peaceful walks, gardening, and reading good books. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm the mother of 4 children and 17 grandchildren. I'm deeply in love with my husband and enjoy doing things together. I grow a large vegetable garden and love to grow flowers. I have created my own salsa recipe that is highly in demand. Life is fun especially with family. I've started quilting by making a baby blanket/lap quilt for each new grandchild. The mothers pick the fabric and I piece them together for an special blanket made just for that child.

Why I am a Mormon

It is true. The Gospel is a wonderful way to live. Families can be eternal. I have found peace as I have study and strive to live the Gospel plan. There is joy and happiness knowing who I am, where I came from and where I want to go. There is a Father in Heaven who loves us and we are his children. Jesus is our Savior and example and provided a way for us to return to be with our Father. The Book of Mormon is the word of God. There is a prophet living on the earth, President Monson. Joseph Smith was a prophet and the Lord used him to restore the God's Kingdom on earth.

How I live my faith

My husband and I have owned small group homes for the elderly. Working with the elderly has given us more appreciation for the older generation. We learned patience and kindness from them and as we served them we became better people. We have also been real estate brokers. In each of our careers we have tried to live the teachings of Jesus Christ. Serving our fellowman is important to us. I believe in leaving people better than I find them and hope that I help them feel better about themselves. I have been the President of the Southern Utah Strings Association. I helped children in elementary and high school in the string program by planning a String Festival where they perform and are judged. I have been the chairman for the Nativity. This was a 4 day event where people of the community brought their nativities to display. There were concerts and children areas. I have taught classes for high school age youth in early morning seminary and worked with young women in helping them reach their goals. The Gospel helps each of us reach for our potential. It makes us better people and want to be better.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Marie Boyter
We believe in making the world better. Joseph Smith taught that we are "to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to provide for the widow, to dry up the tear of the orphan, to comfort the afflicted, whether in this church, or in any other, or in no church at all." The Mormon Church has donated more than $1 billion in cash and material assistance to 167 different countries in need of humanitarian aid since it started keeping track in 1985. We help our neighbors and communities where we live. Service is a vital part of our teachings and who we are. Show more Show less