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Hi I'm Betty Jo Dowdney

I grew up in a small town in Arizona. I love my new life. I am a Mormon

About Me

I was just recently baptized in September, it was the best day of my life besides my wedding. I am a new primary teacher in my ward, my husband and I teach 5 and 6 year olds. It is one of the best things of being in this church.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because it has changed my life. As soon as I started taking the missionary lessons I felt a degree of happiness that was unlike any other before. People say that us Mormons live by too high of a standard and that they could not change their lives around for it, just because it was going to be hard and it would be them alone, their family will desert them. You are never alone, Heavenly Father will always be there to help you and be with you every step of the way. Even my parents questioned my motives and threatened to disown me.

How I live my faith

As I wrote above, I teach 5 and 6 year olds, it is the most amazing experience. And nothing is ever the same with those kids, I learn so much just from being their teacher. It feels good to give back and teach small children about the gospel and why it is important to keep our covenants.