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Hi I'm Cathy Elliott

I'm a step-mom, a grandmother and a convert to the Church. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, a step-mother and a grandmother. I am a huge hockey fan and I carried the Olympic Torch in 2010. I am a university graduate, and have been a nurse, an actor, and an HR Manager. I have lived and travelled all over the world. My goal is to travel to both the arctic and to step onto the continent of Antarctica.

Why I am a Mormon

The funny thing is, it was my teenage crush on Donny Osmond that first introduced me to the Mormon Church. I soon became an investigator and, along with my sister, participated fully in Church attendance and activities for a year, developing a love for the unity I felt with the members. But, while my sister was then baptized I chose not to because I felt insecure and feared that I would fail in the responsibilities that I knew went along with being a faithful member. I embraced the teachings of the gospel, I felt a love and devotion to Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father but my fear held me back. My true conversion took place in adulthood, just prior to my marriage. As I sat in a Church meeting one day I asked myself if I would choose to be here on my own, without the company and security of my sister? My answer was yes. The Church represented the direction in which I wanted my life to go and I knew then that I had the strength to make that happen. I embrace my membership and all of it's responsibilities with a grateful heart because it has strengthened me and I feel joy living the gospel of Jesus Christ. I can still feel insecure when tasked with an assignment or a circumstance that challenges me, but it's then that I feel the love of my Heavenly Father all the more. I love this Church. I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love to attend Church regularly. I pray to Heavenly Father all throughout the day and say thank you more and more. I am more accepting and caring of others and I respect good people wherever they may be and in whatever faith they may practice. I have developed a love and devotion to my family, step-children and grandchildren more deeply than I ever knew was possible. I adore my husband and am so grateful for him and everything that he has and does for us. I strive to be a more caring and supportive companion for him.