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Hi I'm Lindsay

I grew up in Arizona. I served a mission in Japan. I'm a convert, nurse and mother of two. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a convert to the church. I went to school to become a photographer. After school I was able to serve a mission in Japan. It wasn't a place I had hoped to go, but luckily the Lord is in charge. He knew where I should go. It was one of the greatest and hardest experiences in my life! After getting home I went back to school and decided I wanted to become a nurse. Before graduating I met my husband. He is perfect for me. We enjoy many of the same things. We love the outdoors (kayaking, hiking, camping). We like to play tennis, garden and travel. In the last two years we've been blessed with two wonderful children. They add an amazing element to our lives. We are grateful for them and look forward to all the experiences ahead!

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up I never understood why there were so many churches. If there is only one God, then why the multitude of churches? My family attended the Presbyterian church. We would typically go a few times throughout the year (usually on big holidays). In and out of listening to the sermon I would think about life. One thought kept coming back to me "What church is the true church?" It wouldn't be until I graduated high school that I found an answer to that question. I wanted to be baptized but needed to find the right church. I had some close friends who were Mormons. They had invited me to activities and church, which I had attended at various stages growing up. It was the way I felt there that spurred me into looking further into the church. One day I went to my friend and said I wanted to listen to the missionary lessons. I couldn't believe those words came out of my mouth. I left feeling relief and nervousness. The lessons began and so did my reading of the Book of Mormon. Before I got baptized I wanted to read the Book of Mormon to know if it was true. I spent a month and half reading it. I couldn't put the book down. I know the words in that book are from God. It truly is another testament of Jesus Christ. The summer I read the book of Mormon is very special to me. It was then that I knew that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. Many great things have happened in my life after deciding to be baptized. I was able to serve a mission in Japan, my sister and brother both joined the church, my mother joined years later and have each gone through the temple. I met a wonderful man and have been sealed to him in the temple. Our children will be blessed with the Priesthood in the home. I am so thankful to have the knowledge of eternal families and continued revelation. My life didn't miraculously change after baptism. But what did change is the way I felt. There was a peace in my life that I hadn't felt before.

How I live my faith

In the church there are many opportunities to serve. Currently I help with compassionate service. I'm able to set up meals for those who just had babies or are sick. I'm still new in this calling and am continually learning how to better serve others. There are many ways to help others and offering a meal is just one way. My calling would be much more difficult if it wasn't for those in my ward who are willing to make and deliver meals for those in need.