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Hi I'm Lindsay Layman Feltman

I am from Alabama. I absolutely love my family, my husband, music and being creative. I love caring for others. And I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Im 28 years old. I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when I lived in Knoxville, Tennessee when I was 20. I love music. I love playing piano; writing my own music. I like living life as simple as I can; it helps reduce stress. I met my husband a few years ago, who is a non-member. I couldnt have asked for a better husband. We dont have children yet but hoped to some day soon have some. I love children especially my niece and nephew. I love spending time with my husband and my family. It helps provide peace in my life to spend time with those I love dearly. My Grandmother passed away from Lung Cancer when i was 19. I moved up there to take care of her. During that time that was when my mother and I started to really bond with each other.

Why I am a Mormon

Many people may have different reasons as to why they chose to live the life of a Latter-day Saint. Mine is i was pretty much already one but just didnt know it lol. None of my family are members, but they taught the same values and morals that the Church does. I grew up respecting myself and others, serving another, but even during all of that i still felt like something was missing. I kept attending one church after the other and still didn't find. I prayed about the Churchs i was attending and i could feel the spirit letting me know that it wasn't the right one. Finally one day i got fed up with searching bc i was having no success, so i prayed and asked Heavenly Father which church was His and which one should i join. And i got a response that i should join none of them, that if i waited patiently, He would provide that path for me and through that path I would find the Truth. A few weeks later, I met my missionaries. And like ive said before, i didnt just give in, i actually rebelled against them 3 times before i prayed about it all. but once i prayed about it i received that confirmation of it all. no matter ur history, addictions, etc, if ur searhing with real intent, he will show u and provide the truth to u.

How I live my faith

Well my story isn't one for growing up as a Mormon. Mine is I'm a Convert, and Iv'e been a member for 8 years now. I've been an active and also inactive member twice. Neither times, did i ever lose my testimony. In fact, they both have strengthen it. I use to smoke cigarettes, drink coffee etc etc, but the truth is it never provided the joy and happiness that living my life without those things provided. I missed that joy. I live my faith by serving others, my husband, my family, friends, my community. I love helping with disaster reliefs, i love baking for others, and i love smiling. I'm married to a non-member and ever since we met, he has attended Church with me. He's seen me come from being inactive to activity and has witnessed first hand what the gospel does. The Church doesn't tell u what u can't do, it only provides the guidelines that Heavenly Father has given to help keep us spiritually, physically and even mentally safe from the things Satan and the world can do with those things. Right now I'm working on getting to the temple with my husband, who is being taught by Missionaries.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Lindsay Layman Feltman
For many Latter-day Saints, we each have our own answers to what is a testimony. For me, a testimony is truth gained from heeding to the promptings or listening and accepting the truths that the Holy Ghost gives. Like when I was baptized, I didnt have a testimony of prophets...but one day I had a this strong sad but joyful feeling that something had happened. a few moments later an LDS friend of mine called and asked me "did you feel that?" and I said "you got the same feeling that i did?" and she said yeah and then she told me that President Hinckley had passed away. Thats when i finally prayed about prophets like about Joseph smith and president hinckley. Testimonies will be gained in different ways. Many by praying about and acting on the answers of truths like if the Book of Mormon is true. Others it will be by hearing another bear their testimony to you, like for example when Missionaries visit and they say "I know my Savior lives and I know the Book of Mormon is true". Another way of gaining a testimony is also by seeing another person's good example that they lead. They show how the things they believe in affect their day to day living. Faith is a huge part of having a testimony as well as prayer. Our testimonies is what allows us to progress further in this life and trust in our Savior and in our Heavenly Father. It helps provide a firm foundation and provides comfort, peace, joy and hope in the things the Spirit testifies is true. Its the foundation of trusting God. Show more Show less