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Hi I'm Bonnie

I grew up in Idaho. I'm a wife, mother, and grandmother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having been born "of goodly parents" too many years ago to count! I grew up in a large, musical family and have loved singing and playing piano all my life, and have taught piano to children and adults most of my adult life. I'm a wife, a mother of six amazing children, now all adults, and a grandmother of ten! I love to read, spend time with my family (especially those beautiful grandkids), hike, bicycle, and travel. We have lived in various parts of the U.S. and our children are now scattered across the country, and we take advantage of any opportunity to visit them. Now in retirement, we look forward to seeing more of the world!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and have been an active member of the Church all my life -- I was baptized at the age of 8. But the real, personal commitment and conversion came later, during my late teens. As I honestly sought answers to prayers regarding life decisions I needed to make, I felt the influence of the Holy Spirit guiding me, giving me direction and wisdom that was greater than my own. I continue to follow the gospel of Jesus Christ because it is a better plan than anything I could come up with on my own -- and because I am confident that the Lord can do much more with my life, if I allow Him to direct me, than I can.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be a good neighbor and a good Christian. I've loved teaching and serving in the Church's children's and teenagers' organizations, as well as serving with adults. I've also led and accompanied children's and adult choirs (my favorite!). I have learned so much about organization, leadership, and relationships through serving in the Church -- which has greatly blessed me in my personal and family life.