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Hi I'm Amy

I live on a cattle ranch. I love to spend time with my husband and kids. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy reading, crafting, cooking, riding horses, hunting, and serving on the board of an agricultural organization. I love learning new skills and sharing my knowledge with others. I have a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, as well as a Master of Arts in Agricultural Education. Right now I am staying home to raise our young children. They teach me so much about life every day, especially the importance of grace and patience. I have struggled with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, and I am so grateful for the support of family and friends that have helped me through my lowest times and continue to remind me that I am a child of God with great individual worth.

Why I am a Mormon

When I married my husband, I had no intention of being involved with the LDS Church. He was not very active, and we were going to live far away from anyone that was. However, two months after our wedding, circumstances dictated that we move in with his mother for the rest of that year. She is a wonderful woman, who invited me to learn more about the restored gospel without ever pressuring me. I occasionally attended church meetings and activities with her and the rest of my in-laws. At first, all I could see were the differences from the Protestant Christian faith that I had been raised with, but soon I was able to see how the doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints not only built upon the foundations that I solidly believed in, but added to them. I found answers to questions that had always been in the back of my mind. I love the ideas that families can be together forever, that we can receive personal revelation from a loving Heavenly Father, and that we can have guidance from a living prophet. Since I became a member of the LDS Church, I have been able to feel the Spirit working in my life, helping me in both my personal development and in the service of others. My children are growing up knowing that our Savior loves them deeply and individually, and are able to see strong examples of faith everyday. I love this church - the truths that it shares, the support that it gives families, and the opportunities that it gives members to grow in faith and learning.

How I live my faith

I have served in both the youth and children's organizations in our congregation, and I currently write the monthly newsletter for the women's organization. I am also a visiting teacher to several local women. I led our family in short weekly lessons about the gospel, and volunteer for the church family history organization by indexing records online.