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Hi I'm Ruth

I'm Filipina. I'm a mother of five. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of five and loved every minute of raising four sons and a daughter. I once had a BMW; Big Mormon Wagon, that had 12 seats to run around from soccer, baseball, dance and music lessons. The BMW is no longer a need for our family because all the kids have graduated high school, and we are now empty nesters. My favorite form of transportation is now riding on the back of a Harley Davidson or my Trek Bicycle; always with a helmet. Life isn't so hectic and busy anymore. The house isn't so messy. The laundry doesn't pile up like it used to. Sometimes, I find myself wishing for that life again, and then I think about the missions the boys have served and the experiences they have had at BYU, and I am happy for the next phases of their lives. I will always be a mother of five, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family that was not active in the Mormon church, even though they were Mormons. What I remember about my youth is the home teachers and visiting teachers who did what they were supposed to do; look after those that they had stewardship over. I am thankful for the love and service of all those who took me to Primary, Youth nights, and Church. I went to church alone, and I was okay with that because I knew that the church was true. I met people who were great examples to me and who taught me that the gospel brings happiness. Because of the gospel and my membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have my own family, and I know that we are a family forever.

How I live my faith

I love to teach the children in our church. Currently, I play the piano to help them learn songs about many of the basic principles of the gospel. Through music they learn about their Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, prayer, reverence, Baptism and even how to become a missionary someday.