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Hi I'm Lynn

I'm a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, friend. I'm passionate about family, genealogy and celebrating life.

About Me

I like to be productive, most of what I do is considered creative. Whether it be cake decorating, sewing, jewelry-making, my energies usually are focused on home and family. Our home is a busy place, generally full of grandchildren--which are our greatest joy--along with our children. We have one daughter who works internationally and we are thrilled with modern technology that allows us to regularly 'visit' with her online. I work part time, which affords me some social interaction and keeps me free enough to put my energies where they really matter - on my family.

Why I am a Mormon

In my youth I found myself moving from church to church, seeking something. Yes, I was looking for somewhere to serve, to be involved, to belong. I also wanted answers. I searched until I found them-that's why I'm a Mormon. I've never had any regrets or any doubts, the gospel filled my heart and has given me purpose for my every action and thought. Knowing who I am and that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me has guided me in my choices in life. I know that prayer and inspiration from the Holy Ghost can lift, console, comfort and direct me. It is wonderful to be a part of Lord's church but what really matters is my relationship with God and Jesus Christ - my religion is a personal and living part of me. What I feel in my heart, that sure testimony of truth, is what has carried me through some hard challenges of this life--raising a family is fraught is these. I'm grateful for the plan of salvation, the promises I find in the scriptures and the saving ordinances of the gospel that ensure me that there is a purpose for this life and that family life can be forever.

How I live my faith

I love to serve, to be involved. Working in leadership and teaching positions has been my reality for the past 30 years and I've enjoyed organizing large events and working with a large variety of people - all of whom are common in their love of God and their fellow man. I'm always amazed at the results of hands and hearts bound together working for the Lord--our results are always beyond our capabilities. I love working with the youth, they are on the threshold of making all the most important decisions of their lives. They have boundless energy and inquisitiveness - they can be such a great force for good in this world. I also enjoy my work as a genealogist, rarely a day goes by that I'm not working on our family tree. I particularly love helping others with their work, whether it be at our local Family History Center or at the public library. It's an amazing time for this work - technology allows us access to records and sources beyond our imaginations. Each generation I gather and identify is proof that we really are just one family.

What do Mormons believe about “eternal life?”

The promise of eternal life has been a guiding force in my life. It gives purpose to my existence and a light on the other side of the challenges I've faced in life. 'Living' is easier when you know that there is life beyond the grave. It makes the loss of a loved one easier to bear and life's burdens easier to carry. My testimony and some sacred spiritual experiences have given me knowledge that life exists beyond the grave and that God and Christ know who I am. Show more Show less