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Hi I'm Aimee Corbett

I live in Maryland. I am a homemaker. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the wife of a busy bishop and a mom of three kind boys. My boys are all about 6 years apart in age. It has been my privilege to help them grow up and gain testimonies. Our family also has fun camping and hiking together. At different times and for different reasons, my sons have been in public schools, charter schools, and have been homeschooled, so they have had many interesting learning experiences. I like to read, write, and teach. My husband and I enjoy many kinds of music and musical instruments. It has been wonderful to see our sons learn to love music as much as we do.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I prayed to know if Joseph Smith saw God, the Eternal Father and His Son, Jesus Christ and I received an unmistakable answer, "YES." That answer did not come immediately, but it came at a time when I was ready to receive it. I have also read the Book of Mormon and prayed about the truthfulness of it. Every time I read the Book of Mormon, the Spirit whispers to me that the words have come from God. I also believe that the admonition 'seek and ye shall find' is true. If you look for the bad in someone or something you will find someone willing to say it. If you look for the good, you will find that too. The only one who was sinless was Jesus Christ and people still condemned Him to death. If you cleave unto good things, and uplifting things, the Holy Ghost can lead you to more light and truth. I know that I feel happy and motivated when I listen to General Conference (Twice a year when the Prophet, Apostles and other Church Leaders speak to the general body of the Church). Their messages fill me with hope and peace. I am also a Mormon because my ancestors were Mormons. The most recent new convert in any of my ancestral lines was baptized in 1903. I owe them so much. In 1995, we crossed the country to find a home and work. We had $300 and an old Volvo station wagon (without air conditioning) to get us from Utah to Maryland. It was one of the hottest summers on record. As we were driving, a thought came to my mind to complain and immediately I chased it out. I remembered that my Grandpa's Grandpa had walked through those same states as an orphan with his teenage sister and brother and niece. They ran out of food and finally boiled a crow they had caught (boiled it for 3 days before they could eat it). Their journey as pioneers to Utah to live their faith in peace was so much harder, I had no reason to complain. I love this gospel and it is true. Jesus is the Christ. The Book of Mormon is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday because it is more than just something I believe. It is who I am. I just received a new calling in my ward to teach the little children 18 months old to 3 years old. I have had this calling twice before, but I am excited! No matter where you are called to serve, or what you do in the community, you can share the message of the gospel with love and peace. That is not to say that everything will be easy and that there will be no trials. Trials come to everyone. That is the way we learn and grow. This life is the time to learn. I think of these little children beginning to walk. How many times do they fall down? What if they gave up after falling down 5 times. Or 10 times. Or even 500 times. As adults we often try something once or twice or even 10 times. And then we give up. I am just not good at it, we tell ourselves. When I am discouraged with some of my health concerns, or other things I need to give up to live my faith more fully, I remind myself of those little sweet children and I keep trying.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Aimee Corbett
The purpose of life is to come to this earth to get a physical body. We can choose how we take care of our body and spirit (the two things which make up our soul) in mortality. We are here to learn - pain, joy, sorrow, happiness, guilt, freedom, faith, empathy, hunger, etc. All of the things that make this life a special place to be. We are not expected to be 'perfect' at it all at once, or even in this life. That does not mean that we should just give up or not try harder, but it does mean that failure is not the end. Jesus Christ paid for our sins and suffered for our pains and sicknesses. He understands us and will helps us grow and develop and come home if we seek it with all our heart. Show more Show less