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Hi I'm Therese

I love people!!! I'm living in Italy to unite my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the wife of an amazing man who is a hard worker and a good leader. I am a mother of 4 talented children; three of which used to be orphans. I am a franchisee - 4th generation restaurant owner. I love to snow ski, water ski, and play soccer. I play the piano, guitar, a little bit of harmonica. Helping people find their ancestors is one of my favorite things to do. I have healed my adrenal glands after being an adrenaline addict for many years. I love reading about true stories where people have survived. We have moved to Italy to unite our family after 5 years of trying everything else!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born as a member of this church. But that doesn't mean I didn't have to gain my own testimony and decide if this is how I want to live my life. I remember asking myself when I was pretty young - 11 years old. I had a lesson at church where we were invited to pray and know for ourselves if this church was true. So I went home and asked my Heavenly Father in prayer. I distinctly remember receiving the answer that I already knew. I haven't looked back. It hasn't all been roses because I believe in God and His church and keep his commandments. When life is hard and crazy and it feels like there is no point I choose to turn to what I do know and to light instead of darkness and what I don't know. This has always given me comfort and purpose.

How I live my faith

I live my faith out loud. When people ask me what I did this weekend I tell them - I went to church. I talk about Jesus Christ, Savior. I invite people to church activities. I invite people into our home to feel the Spirit and feel safe there. I stand up for the underdog. I teach people about Family History and Indexing. I send uplifting texts to friends. I am reading every reference to Jesus Christ in the scriptures with my sisters. We send what we have learned to each other everyday. We have family prayer every morning and night. We have an evening once a week dedicated as a family to speak of spiritual things. We are memorizing scriptures as a family. I smile at people on the metro or bus. I say good morning. I look for others who need help.