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Hi I'm Suzie Hansen

I live in Bountiful Utah. I have an amazing husband Jeff, 3 daughters, 2 step sons, 2 step daughters, 6 grand kids.

About Me

I am a wife, mom, and grandma. I am a horse trainer and riding instructor. My husband and I own an Equestrian Center and a Construction Business. I love the outdoors and hard work. I enjoy road biking and mountain biking.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised in the Mormon Church there came a time when I had to decide for myself if this really was Gods true Church. While growing up I pretty much followed my parents, siblings and community. I married in the Salt Lake City Temple when I was 20 years old. Soon I had 3 daughters. This is when I started to understand how much my Earthly and Heavenly parents loved me. The love that I had for my beautiful daughters could not be explained. I started to see how important the gospel was to me and really wanted to know for myself if it was all true. I was 32 years old when I finally read the Book of Mormon with the sole purpose of finding out if it was true. Everyday for one year I knelt down in prayer and asked my Heavenly Father to help me understand the words and stories in the book. I will never forget the day I finished the Book of Mormon, Prayed for the the answer to my question and received my answer. This book is true. This Church is true. It works in my life. When I live its teachings I am unbelievably happy and content in my life. I know that my children are who they are because of the mother this church has helped me be. I know that my marriage is strong, loving and true because my husband and I share the same beliefs and have the same goals and values. I am a MORMON because I know that I am a Daughter of my Heavenly Father who loves me and I love HIM.

How I live my faith

I have served all ages in my church. I love working with little children, teenagers and older women. Right now I am working with the adult women. I love sharing my life experiences with others. I love the women i serve. We are all so different with such different backgrounds, goals and interests but at the end of the day I know if i needed anything at any time i could call on them and they could call on me. It is such a great support system. When I am training a horse or teaching a student to ride I cant help but refer to God and his beautiful creations. Each day I pray to God to help me be aware of others around me and their needs. I ask God to please send me on His errand... Then I do my best to trust and follow my gut feelings at all times. I believe that those feelings are from God. Every time I trust my thoughts and feelings I can see Gods hands in my life and the lives of others. I don't believe anyone is lucky... they are blessed. I am grateful for the challenges and trials in my life. It is at these hard times that I have been humbled and have turned to God for help. He never fails me or leaves me alone. Eternal Perspective is one of my greatest gifts. It helps me remember that nothing in my life that I truly love can ever be taken from me. All of my worldly possessions can easily be lost but my family and I will be together forever. I love my God... My Heavenly Father. Everything I am and ever hope to be I owe to him.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Suzie Hansen
Once you truly understand the love and compassion Jesus has for you as a individual you can begin to love your spouse , children, family and friends in the same way. You begin to see others the way Jesus does. you see them with compassion, patience and tenderness. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Suzie Hansen
Just like we get to know people. your reach out and communicate with him through prayer. He hears all prayers and will speak to you. You just need to want to hear Him. It starts to become a relationship that you cherish and hold dear. Show more Show less

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Suzie Hansen
Simply to help those in need... Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Suzie Hansen
Imperfect people who love God more than themselves. Mormons are are regular people how understand where they came from, why they are here and where they are going. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Suzie Hansen
No Mormons do not worship Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith is a prophet of God. He translated the Book of Mormon and Restored the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Show more Show less