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Hi I'm Lindsey

I was born and raised in the Church. I continually learn about the Gospel and am gaining my own testimony each day. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I recently became a mother to my beautiful baby girl and it has changed my whole aspect on life and especially those things I wish to teach her. I want her to know how special and beautiful and amazing she is... I want her to be courageous and selfless and kind-hearted... there are so many things I want to instill in her and I know that through this Gospel, she can come to understand that she was born a child of God. I know that by following the principles that I grew up with and applying those within my own family, that her, and my future children, will know that they have and always will be loved. I think that is one of the most important things that any parent can teach their child.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church and to some extent relied on my parents' testimonies while I was growing up. As I moved into young adulthood and had opportunities to build my own testimony, I usually found myself avoiding them for fear of the unknown. What if my testimony wasn't strong enough? What if what I had been taught my whole life was wrong? Then I was given the chance to participate in a temple open house. It was the stepping stone to building my own testimony. For the first time, I truly felt the Spirit of God and the overwhelming power and truth that comes from the Gospel. This experience helped me correct some things in my life and got me back to where I belonged: church. Years later, I was reminded of the power of temples and eternal marriage on the day that I married my amazing husband. He was mine for time and all eternity! When we had our first child, I knew that this perfect little being was sent to me by my Heavenly Father to care for and to watch over for as long as she was mine to hold. Each day that I am a mother and wife allows me witness new things that confirms to me that this Gospel is true. It is what keeps me going when times are hard and allows me to be grateful when things go right. I am a Mormon because I know that when everything eventually goes away, I will always have a Heavenly Father to welcome me home.

How I live my faith

One of my resolutions this year was to step outside my comfort zone and to work on sharing my testimony more. I had originally planned to serve a mission, but life got in the way and I never had the chance. This and a natural shyness often stopped me from sharing the Gospel even when the perfect opportunity presented itself... no more. I have been going out with the missionaries about 2-3 times a week to investigator lessons and I have found that as I see their testimonies grow, mine does as well. I find myself studying the scriptures more to prepare for lessons. I pray for those investigators. I pray for those missionaries. I have also been volunteering more. I recently helped at the Bishop's Storehouse and will be volunteering at our stake's blood drive. It's true what they say: you are usually most happy when you are providing service to someone else. I can really attest to that :)