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Hi I'm Sally

I'm a busy wife and mother of 4. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am married with 4 children. 3 very boisterous little boys and one very sweet little lady. My children have taken up most of my time over the last 7 years, but I have worked part time in various jobs, mostly in the care sector. I love working in care, it is a privilege to help some of God's most special children to do things they can't do for themselves. At the moment I am not working due to my husband being unwell, but am in the process of setting up an ironing service from home, fingers crossed it works out :) In my spare time I love to read, listen to music, watch movies and just relax. I also like to exercise although I don't have the time or energy to do as much as I'd like. I enjoy most sports, playing and watching them. Last year I took up rock climbing, my original thought was that it would be something to do with the kids, but it has become something that I do for some 'me' time with a friend. I love it although I'm not very good at it yet :). This year I've also been learning to knit, it makes me feel like a bit of a granny, but I find it surprisingly therapeutic, and quite satisfying to make something that looks good at the end of it.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me as a member of the church and I was baptised when I was 8. At that time I felt good about what I was doing. When I was about 10 my family took me to a special meeting at one of temples, it was being dedicated by church leaders after having had building work done. At this meeting in the Lord's house I had an overwhelming feeling, I felt light and my heart seemed to fill my whole body, but the most important thing was just a feeling of knowing. Knowing that the things my parents had taught me were true, that the temple we were in was a special place, that the church leaders who were there were called of God. I knew that the feelings I was having were from the Holy Ghost and I have never forgotten that. Since that time I have tried to live the gospel and when I do that more fully I am happier, my family is happier, my marriage is better. I am a mormon because it makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith mostly by just trying to be a better person each day, trying to be more patient, less judgemental, more loving, have more charity - more like Jesus Christ. In our local church I teach in our women's organisation once a month. Although I do get nervous I enjoy doing it. It's great to study and discuss the gospel with so many women that I love and respect. I am also assigned as a visiting teacher which means that myself and a friend are given the opportunity to build a special relationship with a few other women. We visit them regularly and share a short gospel message, chat and get to know them better, and help them with any problems they may be having.