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Hi I'm Lynne

I was born in New York and grew up in Florida. I am a nurse.

About Me

I am a wife, mother and registered nurse. I love to be active in life. It feels great to run, walk, play tennis, golf, ski, swim or bike. What I love the most is spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a convert to this church. When I was in college I had a roommate who was Mormon but we never really talked about her faith. She was a lovely girl who was always happy and nice to those around her. During this same time in my life, my best friend from back home had been introduced to the LDS faith. She would tell me over the phone all about what she had learned and that this faith "just made sense". I soon went out to visit her during a break I had in college and I met her friends who all happened to be Mormon. Religion was never a topic of discussion with her friends but she and I would talk about it in depth when alone. One of her friends and I continued to keep in touch after I left and went back to school. We decided to go on a trip together after I graduated from school. While on the trip we talked for days about our beliefs. I became more curious about the LDS faith and when I returned home I decided to look further into it. I spent many hours, days and months praying, fasting, going from my church to an LDS church. I spoke with friends of mine who were Catholic priests. I spoke with friends and family. I read constantly, information stating the good and bad of all faiths. One thing I did was read the entire Book of Mormon from cover to cover yet before I even finished it I started to develop a testimony of the LDS faith. The most difficult part I had about all of it was the story of Joseph Smith. How could a 14 year old boy be visited by Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ? It was impossible. After reading the Book of Mormon it became clear to me that it was not impossible. The words from this book were translated through Joseph Smith. Receiving revelation today is not impossible. If it happened long ago then why not now? It may not happen in a grand way but it can happen in small ways. I developed a strong testimony of the LDS faith that I could not doubt and was baptized. It was the best decision of my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in a variety of ways. Currently I serve as the Cub Scout Committee Chair in the Cub Scout Pack through our church. It is great to help these young boys develop skills and talents that they will use later in life. My son is a part of this and it is great to watch him learn, grow and have fun with his friends. I also help the young women in our church. Girl's Camp is an opportunity for the girls in our church spend a week camping and I act as the nurse in this camp. My daughter attends this camp so again, I love to watch her learn, grow and spend time with her friends.