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Hi I'm Liz

I live in Dorset, England with my husband and children. I teach nine year olds in a local school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in a beautiful historical town in Dorset, Southern England, with my husband and two of our four children. I teach eight and nine year olds in a local school and love to learn new things along with the children. No two days are ever the same and it's never boring. It takes up lots of my time and energy but it is a great job. When I have some spare time I like to walk our dog in the lovely fields surrounding our home or read a good mystery, but my favourite hobby is sewing because I love the colour and patterns and textures of fabrics.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel of Jesus Christ is simply the best way to live. By following His teachings I believe I have the best chance of being happy and helping others around me to be happy, not just now but forever. I feel His love every day of my life and trust that He wants the best for me and everyone I know, so I just have to follow Him and His teachings and everything will work out right.

How I live my faith

My faith is a part of every day of my life. I try to follow the teachings of Jesus and see the good in everyone around me. He taught us to love everyone and obey God's commandments and because I believe Him I'm sure this is the only way to be truly happy in life. I pray for His guidance every day and I know that this really helps because often life is hard and we need His help to get through. I also pray for my friends and people I know who need God's help in their lives and I know it makes a difference to them because He can help them in so many ways. I love to attend Church every Sunday morning and make a real effort to always be there. I appreciate the teaching that Sunday is a special day, different from other days. I usually play the organ, even though I don't play particularly well it feels good to be participating in the service and keeps my skills ticking over. We have study classes at Church for forty minutes every Sunday and I lead a group of young adults. They are great fun to be with and it's great getting their perspective on life - it makes me feel young again! I'm grateful for the way my faith teaches that we should help other people whenever we can and gives me opportunities to do that. Having grown up in a Church that encourages everyone to take part from an early age I realise just how much confidence it gives a child to grow up feeling like they belong and contributing to a strong and supportive community.