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Hi I'm Ronda

I am a mother and a grandmother. I am involved in my community. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the mother to 5 grown children and have 11 grandchildren. I love genealogy and finding my roots and learning the stories of my ancestors. I love to garden and watch things grow. I love to bake and go to the zoo and spend time with my grand kids and their friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised LDS but gained a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel after reading the Book of Mormon when a friend challenged my beliefs. I began underlining all of the references to Jesus Christ, our Savior and realized for myself that the Book of Mormon is a second testimony of His life and his teachings. I am grateful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as we moved with the United States Navy, it gave my family a strong sense of belonging and opportunities to serve. We had instant friends where ever we went and the gospel was the same no matter where we were stationed.

How I live my faith

I have served on the State PTA board for over 15 years and love working for kids. I believe in the importance of public education and making sure that all children have access to an education that will help them grow and develop. I love teaching the 12 and 13 years old's in Sunday School, their enthusiasm for life is invigorating and helps me know that our world will survive. I also love working at the temple and feeling the peace that comes from working there.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon temples? What goes on in Mormon temples?

The peace that is found inside the Temple is kept pure by making sure that those who enter are ready and worthy to participate in the ordinances. It is a house of learning, and the reverence which is manifested there helps us to search the scriptures and learn more than in the world. Show more Show less