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Hi I'm Angie

I am a mom of 2, a school teacher, and I love this church. I would not have it any other way!

About Me

When I was 14, I was needing something in my life and my best friend's family totally had it. I started going to the LDS church and read the Book of Mormon. It amazed me. I really wanted to join this church and be baptized but my parents were dead set against it. I waited 4 years to be baptized and it was the best day ever and best decision ever. I have never looked back. So far, I have been married in the temple and I have two children. We enjoy spending time with each other and we love the gospel. As a convert to the church, I do my best to provide the kind of life that my family needs for these days. There are sacrifices but living this way and feeling the Holy Ghost in my home has been worth it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have seen through many ways that it is the right path for my family and me. See, I never went to church consistently when I was a child. I went to the Methodist church when I could since it was just around the corner and even if it wasn't with my family. Then I would go to bible vacation school with the Baptists during the summer. My neighbors were Catholics so I would attend church with them at times. My family and I also attended the Presbyterian church at times as well. We never went to the LDS church. It was seen as a non-Christian church in the eyes of my parents. I knew that I was a Christian and that I believed in Jesus. However, I wanted more. My best friend knew that I needed more. She invited me to church many times and I respectfully declined. My brother was already going with his friend to it. I finally decided to go so she could leave me alone. I sat with her family. The sacrament was passed and I was surprised to witness it and the best thing was that everyone could partake of it and I did. I was hooked on the peaceful feelings that surrounded me. I started taking the lessons and read the Book of Mormon. One night as I was reading the Book of Mormon, I felt and knew without a doubt that it was from God. I wanted more lessons and I wanted to be baptized. However, my parents were against it and were quite bitter about it. My heart was broken and I was devastated but I never gave up. I knew that one day I would be an adult and I would be able to make my own commitment to be baptized. And I did, it was on my 18th birthday. It was the best present ever! I do not hold any grudges against my parents and I love them. They love me for my choices. Twenty-two years later, my belief in this church has only grown stronger and so have I. I am a better person for it. You can have it all, too!

How I live my faith

I live, breathe, and eat this church. Well, not really eat. I live faithfully every day with choices I make. My family and I attend church on Sunday. I enjoy living within the standards of this church. It is an easy choice to make every day. I choose to be this way.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Angie
I sincerely prayed to my Heavenly Father. Answers do not come by fax or text. It was answered to me as I was reading the Book of Mormon. It was the most powerful feeling in the depths of my stomach. I knew that I was the right path for me. It is not about others. It is about you and how you feel. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Angie
I am a modern Mormon woman. I enjoy many things. I enjoying reading, blogging, hiking, and cooking. I do not drink alcohol, do drugs, or watch rated R movies. I prefer to have a wholesome environment for our family. I have been married for 17 years to the same man. We have two children that are awesome. I work full-time as a teacher in an elementary school and part time at a college online. I always have worked even when my children were babies. My husband also works. We are both involved in taking care and rearing our children. We spend all of our time with each other when we are not working. We support each other in all that we do. Show more Show less