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Hi I'm Laura Lance

I grew up in a small farm community in Idaho. I moved to Utah just before I was married. I have been a Mormon my whole life.

About Me

I was raised by a single mother with a brother and a handicapped sister. Life was difficult as a child. Through those difficulties I became close with Christ. My religion has been the most important thing in my life. I am a mother of six children and seventeen grandchildren. I had the blessing of being a stay at home mom during most of the time of raising my children. It has been a very fulfilling opportunity. My greatest hobby is to garden and work in my yard. I love to make my place pleasing in the sight of the Lord. I also love cooking and sewing. Being able to share my talents with my family and friends is my most loved achievement.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member all my life. I grew up going to church every Sunday. Somehow in my youth I started to go inactive. It was not until I gained a testimony for myself, and not by what others were telling me, that I came active again. Through prayer and reading the scriptures and the help of those close to me I became active again. I cannot being to describe the difference of being close to The Lord and wandering aimlessly. I can only say that being right where I am now feels so wonderful and safe no matter what happens. I have said for along time that the worst thing in the world could happen to me and it shouldn't matter because the best thing I the whole world has already happened to me. I love my religion with all my heart and know for myself of its truthfulness.

How I live my faith

I feel that serving others is our most important calling in life. I am grateful that my church gives me opportunities to do this in all the various callings I have had. I feel like the most important calling is being a visiting teacher where we are assigned several people to visit each month checking on their welfare and just getting to know them and their families. If they have any needs, I am happy to help. I had the experience with one family of helping them cope with the death of their daughter. We learn to love those whom we serve.