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Hi I'm Mickii

I grew up in Ontario Canada. I have used a wheelchair since I was 5yrs. old. I am now a grandma. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love being a mother of two sons and now a grandma of three little ones. Some days it is a real challenge to keep up to them in my wheelchair but it is always fun to play with and nurture them. My husband and I have both been physically disabled since we were young. We first met each other in a rehabilitation centre. When I and he went off to different colleges, we kept in touch and a year later we were married. A year after that we had our little home with a baby on the way. We raised our sons in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We were sealed together as a family in the Washington D.C. Temple. We traveled a lot with our little family over the years and loved camping together the most. I am now a retired office worker and community volunteer. I love to read and learn on the computer. I keep in touch with family and friends daily on social media and love to share pictures of our fun times. I enjoy many indoor activities now, such as crafts, sewing, baking, planning and preparing our upkeep routines around our home here, we require a lot of help now to do it all each year. I love my life and enjoy sharing what I have learned with others whenever I can.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 16 years old I was searching for the right Christian congregation to join and attend on Sundays. I had read several versions of the Bible from cover to cover and knew it as sacred words to live by. That summer I was very sick and had to be hospitalized. I was put into full isolation and was praying for help and healing constantly. When a pair of Mormon missionaries came into my room all gowned up and gave me some reading materials I gave a prayer of thanks to God and read and read and read. Six weeks later I was temporarily unhooked from my various tubes and taken to a baptismal font and baptised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Later that day I was hooked back up to all my tubes and healed from my sickness quicker than the doctors expected. I have had a challenging life since then both physically and spiritually. Many ups and downs and experiences like most people concerning marriage, family, home, health, work, etc.. Through it all the Lord has been so mindful of me and my needs no matter how close I was to Him, He was always close to me. The Lord's tender mercies have been abundant in my life when they were needed most. My love and appreciation for the Lord Jesus Christ and His Atonement is my source of strength to live each day. I know God lives. I know Jesus is the Christ, Redeemer, Savior of my soul. I know that activity and commitment in the church is where I can continue to grow, learn, serve, and become more Christ-like leading me towards eternal life with my Savior and Best Friend Forever, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I have loved being active in the church since my baptism when I was 16 years old. I have been blessed to work and serve in many callings. I have been active in the children's Sunday school in Primary. I have been a Visiting Teacher for wonderful sisters in the wards I attended. I am currently a substitute teacher and am a recently called "digital" missionary. In my community I am a trained volunteer Peer Supports person for people with spinal cord injuries. I am often called to assist in planning and developing programs/services/activities for people with physical disabilities. Many community leaders know me and the standards I keep as a member of the church. I enjoy sharing my beliefs and testimony of Jesus Christ with everyone I meet. I also enjoy listening to their beliefs and spiritual experiences and how they have grown in their lives here on Earth. We all are brothers and sisters sharing an amazing life and we need to help one another to do our best.