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Hi I'm Angela

I have been married for 23 years. I LOVE being a wife and mom!! Home school is my passion. I'm a Mormon :)

About Me

As a child, my family moved 7 times in 18 years. We enjoyed meeting new people that became like family to us and struggled with leaving them behind each time we moved. It was an awesome childhood, we experienced so many different places and adventures. I am definitely a people person. I think moving helped me develop life time skills that I am grateful for still today. I married the love of my life in 1990 and we have lived in the same small town for 23 years. My husband grew up here, his parents live right down the road. What a different life my children have from mine! Different, yet full of rich and meaningful traditions and experiences that mold and shape the the beautiful people they are becoming. Now I am the one that "stays" as many people move in and out of our lives. They become like family, we love them and let them go. Thank goodness for modern technology to help us keep in touch :) We are home schoolers! This has been such a great joy in my life. I love learning with our children. Everyday is a gift with them. We definitely have our down days, but the ups are SO good!! Some of my older children have decided to try public school and are loving it. Next year it will be just me and my youngest. I am looking forward to time with him and our many adventures!

Why I am a Mormon

We all have our own conversion story, whether you have been a Mormon all your life or just discovered it. I have my own unique conversion story. When I was young, my family didn't always attend church. Then we were assigned a wonderful home teacher (men in the church that are assigned to a family to help care for their welfare and spiritual needs). He would visit our family, month after month without fail. One visit, he asked me if I was getting baptized. I looked at my mom and she said it was up to me. I said yes, without hesitation because of the way I felt when he taught his monthly lesson. I had not yet learned to recognize the spirit but I liked the feelings of peace and comfort. After being baptized, I went to Primary and Young Women's. I learned to recognize the spirit and began to understand more about my Savior and His gospel. When I turned 21, I decided to serve a mission. As I taught others the gospel, I grow my own testimony by baring my own testimony and hearing the testimony of others. Joseph Smith once said about his vision of God the Father and His son Jesus Christ, " I had seen a vision.I knew it, and I knew that God knew it and I could not deny it, neither dared I do it; at least I knew that by so doing I would offend God...". My Heavenly Father knows that I have been present when burning testimony has been given, that I felt it and gained a testimony of that truth. Many truths. I know He knows I know it, therefore I cannot deny it. Sometimes I falter, I choose the easy way or procrastination and laziness. I am grateful for repentance and the opportunity to gain a stronger testimony through study scripture, service, , motherhood, eternal marriage & all the gifts He has given me to help me become more like my Savior and return home. The Book of Mormon is the word of God, therefore Joseph Smith is a prophet of God, it is all true. Read it, pray about it, find out for yourself. You will never be sorry you did, I promise in His name. Amen

How I live my faith

In those many places that I lived in as a child, one of our greatest blessings was an instant family in every place we moved! Because we are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, a welcoming "ward" was waiting for us with open arms. A ward is a designated area of a town, city, etc in which you live in. Everyone that lives in that area belongs to that ward. Like, we live in 1st ward. There are 4 wards in our town. If we all went to church at the same time, in the same building, it would be hard to get to know and serve so many people, so they break it up into smaller groups, called wards. In my ward I am in charge of the "children's church" we call Primary. LOVE IT!! These sweet little spirits are such a joy!! We learn about Jesus and His gospel, we sing songs and play games that all help them learn in fun ways that children enjoy. After we all meet together for singing and sharing time, they go with their teachers to class. Kind of like Sunday school in other faiths. The classes are divided by age. I have been in Primary for the 2 years. Before that I served in Young Women. That is the organization for girls from 12 to 18 years old. The girls have a program called Personal Progress. They make life goals learning more about Christ's gospel and following His example, through scripture study. They learn about the importance of family and their future rolls as women. I have three daughters and I am so grateful for the Personal Progress Program :) I have also served in the Women's organization of the church called Relief Society. You may have heard that as Mormon's, we take care of each other. We do. We bring in meals, watch children, clean houses, teach each other, love each other and each others families. But we do so much more! To learn more about serving, go to lds.org and click on Young Women's, Relief Society and Primary. There you can hear the songs, view the lessons, & feel the spirit of each organization.