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Hi I'm Terasa Mae Nickels

I grew up in the small rural town of Grace, Idaho. I love life and people. Proud to say I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the grandmother of 28 beautiful grandchildren ranging in age from 2-19. We have such fun together. I love teaching my girls to sew and we make fun quilts together. It is not uncommon for us to sew one day and the next be racing across a lake too fast on a ski jet. We love life. I have a very wonderful husband who is very supportive of all my adventures. I love to go fast and feel the wind in my hair. We have ridden motorcycles, snow machines, ski jets, and my favorite yellow 4-wheeler. To catch a glimpse of a moose out in the forest is my most favorite thing to see. How unique they are, and how majestic an elk is as well. I love to be outdoors and in the forest. The smell of the pines and the sound of a river rushing by. It doesn't get any better than that. God had made us such a beautiful place to live. When I am out in nature there is absolutely no denying that there is a God and that he loves me. He sends me flowers, smells, animals, and colorful sunsets to remind me.

Why I am a Mormon

Because the gospel is true. I come from a very inactive family, in fact my father owned the local bar. I always wanted to feel as I did when I was in the church house at primary. I always got myself to church, walking if I had to by myself to get there. There has never been any doubt in my mind of the truthfulness of this gospel. As I have been studying the New Testament, the life of the Savior, this is His church and His gospel. I know this and cannot deny it. I don't want to be anything else in life except a Mormon, striving to learn of my Heavenly Father and His son, my brother, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I team teach with my husband the 17-18 year old young men and women in our ward. They teach the lesson on most Sundays and we teach on others. They are such wonderfully strong young people, whose testimony of Christ's mission strengthens mine. How wonder is it to associate with the youth who are striving so hard to do what is right in this temptation ridden world. I have been a camp leader for many years in the past, and have missed not going into the mountains with those wonderful young women. Always go to girls camp if at all possible. I am now about to embark on a new activity in the church and that is one of being a missionary. I am so excited, yet somewhat nervous. I will miss all my grandchildren, and doing all their activities with them. It will be a great honor to serve the Lord as one of his missionaries, and I so look forward to serving Him in this calling.

Are Mormons Christians?

Terasa Mae Nickels
Absolutely. Read the New Testament, which is the life of the Savior and His teachings being taught by his appointed disciples. We are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We are His church and we follow Christ. To me the word Christian means a 'follower, or believer" in Christ and his mission. Show more Show less