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Hi I'm Amy

I am a transplant to Utah, via North Carolina. I am a mom, wife, daughter and sister. I am a Mormon.

About Me

After high school I decided to attend Brigham Young University in Utah. I graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. I married my wonderful husband in 2008, we have one boy and another due any day now. I was raised as a Latter Day Saint but my parents are first generation LDS, my mom joined the Church in the 70's and it took my dad another twenty years before he gained his testimony. My parents have been wonderful examples to me and my siblings of patience, love and compassion and I am trying each day to instill those values in my family. Most of my family and my in-laws do not live in Utah so what little family we do live nearby we try to see very often. Family is my favorite, I experience such joy and happiness being around my family!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the gospel established by Jesus Christ, restored to the Earth in our days. I know Jesus is my Savior and Redeemer and the Church is led by him, he is the keystone, the central point of my beliefs and the Church's beliefs. I slowly came to know these truths throughout my youth and they have been solidified as I came into my own as an adult. The LDS church teaches the importance of family, faith, repentance, eternal life and how these things bring us peace and happiness greater than anything else of this world. No matter the difficulties I face in my life I know that by turning to Heavenly Father and Jesus I can receive answers and peace. This world and the things that happen would not make any sense if I were not rooted in my faith of the Church and Jesus. I am the type of person that always tries to see things "glass half full" and be positive, I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ because it continually enables me to be positive and see things in a better light.

How I live my faith

We are current members in a ward in South Jordan, Utah. We love our ward family and participate in our ward by serving in callings. I serve in the organization for women, called Relief Society, and help plan the monthly Relief Society activities that allow the women to come together outside of Church-usually on a weekday evening/night- and be uplifted spiritually and temporally. I also teach the 17 year old youth Sunday School every other Sunday. My husband serves in the organization for the men, called Elders Quorum, as the 2nd counselor in the Presidency. When I have a calling to help in the our ward it makes me feel like I am contributing and able to strengthen myself and others in the areas I serve. More often than not, I feel my own testimony grow and improve when I serve, although I hope I am helping others as well.