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Hi I'm Lindsay

I was born and raised in Florida. I'm a wife and a mother. I'm a diabetic. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and stay at home mom to 3 awesome kids. I love reading and shopping and spending time with friends and family. I was recently diagnosed with Type II Diabetes and that has pretty much changed my life. But what I first thought of as a curse has turned into a blessing. It took that diagnosis to make me take a hard look at my lifestyle and my health and make some big changes. This experience has confirmed my testimony that my Heavenly Father knows me and he knows what I need and he knows what I am capable of.

Why I am a Mormon

Although my family has always been members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, we were not active and did not attend church when I was growing up. When I turned 12 years old, I entered the youth organization of the Church and my peers and leaders started contacting me. They called and stopped by and issued invitations and gave me rides. And when I started attending these activities I felt the Spirit and came to know that I was a daughter of my Heavenly Father and that He was pleased with my decisions. My mother and father and brother eventually started coming too and when I was 15 we were sealed in the temple, which means that we will be together as a family forever. Because of the efforts of a few, my whole family came back to the Church and I went on to introduce my husband to the Church and we were also sealed together in the temple. I am so grateful for those friends who were led by the Spirit and followed those promptings to reach out to me and my family. And I'm also grateful for a Heavenly Father who is constantly proving to me that He knows me and loves me and will always take care of me.

How I live my faith

Not too long ago I was asked to serve in a leadership position in my ward and I was absolutely terrified. I am in charge of organizing and supervising the teaching of the children in my ward, which includes all kids ages 18 month to 11 years old. It is a lot of responsibility and I did not feel anywhere near ready for it. But it has been such a blessing to me. In Mark 10:15 Jesus says that "whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein" and I get to spend two hours every Sunday with these special children who are constantly showing me examples of that meekness and innocence. Heavenly Father has blessed me with a love for these kids that I do not believe I would have otherwise.