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Hi I'm Patty Sheffield

I'm a convert!

About Me

I am "MIMI" (grandmother) to 12 little people, ages 7 months to 9 1/2 years, and mother to one son and 3 daughters . We raised our family in Oregon and moved to Utah in 2008 to be nearer to all of our kids and grandkids. I love creating quilts and quilt by machine. Sewing has been a valuable asset in my life, as I am able to make all my daughters window coverings and nursery décor from crib sheets to bumpers to burp cloths. I love teaching my kids about canning and preserving meats and fruits, making homemade bread, and gathering their food storage. I enjoy reading books of all kinds and I'm learning to use my new iPad that I received for my birthday. We enjoy following BYU sports, especially football! We support the grandkids in their sports and other interests...they are our life!!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert of many years to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is such a part of me and who I am that after all these years, I cannot imagine separating the "me" from "the gospel." It is a way of living, thinking, and being. I feel blessed to know of a loving Father in Heaven, and for his Son, who came to earth to pay the price for the sins, disappointments, and discouragements of every man, woman, and child through the Atonement. We are blessed to have a living Prophet on the earth in our day...we are not left without guidance in these perilous times. In addition to the living Prophet today, and the Prophet Joseph who restored the church to the earth, we have prayer, scriptures, temples, leaders, lessons, and the Priesthood power of God! I am thankful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I love serving in the women's organization of the church!! I love the visiting teaching program which allows the women of the church to care take and watch over each other through monthly contact and concern. This program is a blessing to the world, to the women visited, and to those who make the visits. Giving service in any church calling develops greater love for those you serve, greater capacity to serve, and more desire to serve others. Service causes us to look beyond our " own little world with whatever difficulties" and to look at the needs and wants of others around us. Its a win/win all the way around!