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Hi I'm Ronda

I am from Texas. I worked at a Cub Scout Ranch for four years. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently getting my degree in Family and Consumer Science and hope to move on for my Masters in the next two years or so. I love to dab in all kinds of things so my hobbies are very wide and divers. I love to sew dresses but hope to extend into costume making. I love to bake and cook but am still working on perfecting it. I have helped my father with home improvement so I have developed a love of build with wood and saws. Probably my favorite hobby, and one that is the least productive, is watching movies and TV shows (A Little Princess and Big Bang Theory being my favorites). I also love to write stories ranging from many different backgrounds from my own imagination to extending on others in fanfiction. But most of all, I just Love Living! Having the opportunity to wake up every day and be grateful for the amazing family I have and all the blessing my Heavenly Father has given me is what makes it all worth wild.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? My parents converted years ago and yes I was raised in the belief, but that is not why I am a Mormon. I am a Mormon because I know with all my heart that the Book of Mormon is true and Joseph Smith is another Prophet of our Heavenly Father. And how do I know? Because I listened to my parents, I read the Book of Mormon, and I prayed. I put my faith in my parents and our church leaders teachings and I applied them. It was not all at once, mind you, but my testimony did come. It took over eighteen years but I have my testimony now and it is most precious to me. Just like any blessing Heavenly Father promises us, in time it will come.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example. I went to High School in the middle of nowhere where my faith was questioned more often than I would care to think. Being in a country town, attending a country school, wholesome recreational activities were in short supply. But instead of drinking and using chew, my siblings and I dove into sports and stayed busy that way. When I moved there, with my brother and sister, I did not think anyone knew what a Mormon was much less knew our standards. I am proud to say, in the most humbling way, that my brother, sister, and I stood up for our beliefs. We never drank, smoke, chewed, or did anything that was against our beliefs and we were not afraid to let others know them. Soon everyone did eventually begin to respect our wishes to not participate in such activities. And because of that, I like to think we graduated our school leaving behind a good reputation for any future Mormons and, more importantly, representatives of Jesus Christ.

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

Mormon women are women who strive in every aspect in their life to come closer to their Heavenly Father by fallowing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Every aspect also involving, but not limited to, fulfilling our divine design as a wife and mother to our Fathers spirit children. Heavenly Father knew raising a family is not easy, a fact we are seeing more and more these days, so he gave us mothers and fathers. Both men and women have a divine role that was designed and assigned specifically to them to pull their talents and recourses together in order to raise the next generation. We are not made the same, but in our Fathers eyes we are equal. I, as a Mormon woman, may not have the same responsibilities as the men, but I am, and will ever be, their equal because that is part of our Heavenly Fathers plan. Show more Show less