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Hi I'm Sheila

I have fun doing pretty much anything. I love the SF Giants. I love raising my family and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother raising my family the best I can. I taught elementary school until I had my first child and now I stay home full-time. I love camping, playing sports, and having people over for dinner and games. My family is everything to me, and I know that they matter more than money or any worldly thing. We are huge San Francisco Giants fans. I love spending time with my mom, aside from my sweet husband, she is my best friend. I recently lost my big brother in an accident. It is through this gospel that I have received the most comfort.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church as a member, but there was a time where I had to find our for myself if this really is the true church. I'm a Mormon because I KNOW, deep in my soul, that this is Christ's true church, organized the way He wants it. I'm a Mormon because I asked God if these things are true and I felt it to be true. I'm a Mormon because through this gospel, I get to try and be better tomorrow than I was today. Because I have found that living a righteous life where I am striving to live the Commandments makes me HAPPY! Because I know that without the gospel in my life, I would be lost. I'm a Mormon because I know why I am here on Earth. I know that I'm here to make my own choices and that my choices here affect my life to come. I know that if I repent on Earth, I can live with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ along with my family for all eternity and I LOVE KNOWING THAT!! Being a Mormon has brought me more peace and true joy than anything else. I love being a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by smiling each day. I try and brighten other people's lives by being happy myself. I live my faith by trying to be like my Savior Jesus Christ. I strive to parent the way that he would, speak the way that he would and see others for their strengths and not their weaknesses. I take time to create relationships with the young women ages 12-18 that I am privileged to teach each Sunday and Wednesday. We text, facebook and call each other often. It helps to know other Men and Women Leaders will do the same for my kids when they are at those difficult years. I try and think about others' needs each day as I strive to be the Lord's hand.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

In my family, Mormon women are happy and well loved by their spouses and families. The reason we are so happy is because we work hard with our spouse to have a strong marriage built on principles of love, respect, and trust. It makes me happy knowing that my husband supports me and my role as a woman 100%. My husband teaches my kids how to treat women with love and respect because that's how he treats me. We need each other so much. The Apostle Paul taught that “neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord” (1 Corinthians 11:11). In the sight of God, and in the marriage relationship, men and women are equally important. It also makes me feel good knowing that I love and support my husband along with his role as the protector and provider for our physical needs. Together we form an amazing team where he helps me and I help him. We raise our family together, we discuss all our needs as a family, and we help each other be better, together, each day. Show more Show less