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Hi I'm Lynette

I have been a Mormon all of my life. My ancestors came to Utah by handcart and left me a wonderful legacy of faith.

About Me

I am a third generation bridal and formal wear designer and retailer. My husband and I have four beautiful children and ten amazing grandchildren. I don't remember a time when I didn't believe the gospel whole heartedly. Sure I have had times when I wasn't as valiant as I should have been but I have always felt the love of my Heavenly Father. My husband and I were sealed in the temple and will shortly serve a mission as camp hosts for the church this summer and next. I love to share my testimony of the restored gospel. I know that God the Father and Jesus Christ are two distinct beings. I am currently studying the four gospels in the New Testament and marvel at how much the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is like the organization Christ had when he was here. The gospel makes more sense to me than any other religion I have ever heard about. It teaches that our loving Heavenly Father sent us to earth to learn and if we are faithful and valiant we may enjoy the same type of social experience as we do here on earth, only better. The Bible teaches of family history through Elijah, and even testifies of the coming of the Book of Mormon (stick of Joseph). Come join us and feel the peace that comes from receiving the further light and knowledge that God promised to send.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family but it is my decision to stay. Why would I want to when I feel so at home here? Every gospel principle makes total sense to me and the Holy Ghost that is the baptism of the Spirit spoke of by John the Baptist manifests truth to me every day.

How I live my faith

My husband and I are ward and visiting teachers but we are nearing retirement and when I asked The Lord in prayer if we were needed to serve a traditional mission He said "Look around you." There are many who need someone to care about and encourage them. We invite other members to join is often and fellowship less active individuals. There is a wonderful sense of belonging here. Years ago I traveled a lot for business. I was away from home for several weeks at a time and on Sunday morning I would open the phone book and find the closest congregation. LDS meetings are very organized and always familiar. I was often mistaken for a regular ward member because it is easy to feel comfortable in a new place when you know what to expect. "My house is a house of order." Says The Lord and the Mormon church is definitely a house of order. My husband and I are sealed for time and all eternity by the authority of God and not just until death. Our knowledge of how we fit in the grand scheme of eternity makes me want to be a better person and makes it easy to live the gospel. I love my Savior and want to be ready when He comes again.

In whom should we have faith?

Lynette
Jesus Christ is the only way to exaltation. He suffered for our sins and is our path to our Father in heaven. We must first develop faith and trust in The Lord, Jesus Christ and through that faith we can face anything. Show more Show less

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

Lynette
One aspect of the church that seems to be confusing to some is polygamy. A man having more than one wife. There have been times throughout history including the Bible when God instituted the practice. Families are essential to the pattern of heaven. Polygamy enabled the family unit when so many more women than men were members. It is a celestial law and is very difficult for mere mortals to practice correctly. It was re introduced during Joseph Smith and Brigham Young's time and was only practiced, called and sealed by priesthood authority. My ancestors during that time practiced polygamy and had a strong testimony concerning it. Show more Show less