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Hi I'm Stephanie

I live in Texas. I am a wife and mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Utah as the second oldest of four children to faithful LDS parents. I attended BYU and received a Bachelor's in Business Marketing and got married shortly afterwards. I now have two beautiful children, and aside from playing with them, I enjoy running, playing volleyball, cooking, blogging, playing games, and having quality chats with friends, family, and especially my husband.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon not because my parents are, but because I have received my own witnesses that this is Christ's gospel on the earth. Through faith in and obedience to the commandments, the Spirit has touched me countless times, affirming to my mind and heart that the doctrine of the Church is true and the path that I am on leads to happiness in this and the next life. When I was younger, I often wondered if I could say I "know" this church is true because I never had one "big" defining moment in my life; however, I realize now my life has been full of several moments when the Spirit quietly pierced my heart, confirming truths regarding different principles of the gospel. Although quiet, they have been powerful. Although countless, they have been defining moments. The Spirit has touched my heart regarding several truths, but the most important to me is that I am a daughter of a loving Heavenly Father who listens to and answers my prayers. He sent Jesus to earth to live and die for me. Jesus is the Christ, my personal Savior and Redeemer. As my Savior, He knows me and loves me and can help me feel comfort in a way that no mortal can and He can help me feel peace that transcends the mortal mind. As my Redeemer, He will allow me to be an eternal being someday. I am a Mormon because this gospel brings me perspective on my mortal life and ultimately brings me happiness and peace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be obedient to the principles taught in church: I make an effort to pray and read my scriptures daily on my own and with my family, I attend church meetings and make a sincere effort to learn while in attendance, and I am constantly evaluating what I can do to be a better person. My current responsibility within the church is to organize help from the members of our congregation when individuals/families need something; including meals, babysitting, rides, etc. It has been a joy to see the willingness of others to serve and the graciousness of the receivers. I also visit three sisters on a regular basis, at least monthly, and do my best to help them as needed.