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Hi I'm Lilian

I'm a Homemaker and love Computer Programming born in La Paz, Bolivia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was raised by loving parents. Although my father did not participate in any organized religion, he abided by a strict moral code. My mother on the other hand was a Baptist, and my grandmother who lived with us for a time was a Seven Day Adventist. Because of their faith, my brother and I learned about the Bible as scripture and about praying and going to church. We attended many different Christian churches near and around our home, memorized scriptures and loved to pray and sing hymns. Later all in my immediate family joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 14, 1979. For my education I went to BYU in Provo Utah and obtained a bachelor's degree in computer science. While there I met and married my wonderful husband. We share many things in common: our devotion to our savior Jesus Christ, our careers as software developers, and bilingual language fluency with both Spanish and English. Recently I have been studying to update my software development skills so that I can return to work after my sons soon graduate from high school, go on missions and begin their university studies.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was fifteen years old, my faith was put to a test. I ended up in the hospital with Generalized Peritonitis that almost killed me. I prayed to God with all my faith that His will be done, I promised that in the event that He will let me live, I would serve Him for the rest of my life. A year after my complete recovery, the missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to my house. My family gathered together to listen to them. We had been humbled by the previous experience and were ready to embrace our new found faith with all our hearts. My brother and I went on to serve full time missions sharing the gospel with many people, and my parents served in different capacities at church in our congregation. Numerous blessings came to our family as a result.

How I live my faith

I'm a mother of two teenage wonderful boys. Yes, teenagers can be wonderful!! They teach me so much. Their point of view can be different than mine but still we come to understand each other. It is thanks to the gospel of Jesus Christ, because we believe that families can be together forever and that our relationships matter. We want them to have good lasting relationships so we work hard at it. We feel that we cannot impose our will on others, and we apologize when we make mistakes. We try to change ourselves with faith through the atonement of Jesus Christ to be more like Him. I'm currently serving in the presidency of our local women's organization called the Stake Relief Society, where one of my responsibilities is to train newly called Relief Society presidencies and to offer support to a Spanish speaking Relief Society within our boundaries. Through these experiences, I have learned first hand of the love that Our Heavenly Father has for each one of us, that we can kneel down in prayer for guidance and be directed.