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Hi I'm Heather

As a wife and a mother of three, I am a full-time homemaker and a part-time certified nutritionist and all-around health geek!

About Me

Even though I grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I had to experience my own conversion, and that process took years of small moments where I felt good after reading The Book of Mormon, attending church, serving others, praying, and spending time with my family. As a little girl I expected to have one explosive circumstance, seeing an angel or something, to gain an assurance that the religious path I was on was correct. But no. As a teenager I learned more about what the Holy Spirit feels like, and I realized that I had had myriad moments of feeling Truth. I felt so strongly about my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, The Holy Bible, The Book of Mormon, prophets, etc. that I had a burning in my heart to share it as a full-time missionary. After I returned, my then-boyfriend had waited patiently for me and we got married in 1996. We have a home full of three intelligent, good, hard-working children and lots and lots of love. We enjoy camping, hiking, biking, and swimming together. I love anything health-related from fitness to nutrition to herbs to massage. I am a Gospel Doctrine, or adult Sunday School, teacher in my ward. I am a full-time homemaker and am somewhat of a home chef. I am a part-time nutrition blogger as a certified nutritionist. My ultimate goal is to live with Heavenly Father someday, and so I strive to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I had to experience my own conversion, and that process took years of small moments where I felt good after reading The Book of Mormon, attending church, serving others, praying, and spending time with my family. As a little girl I expected to have one explosive circumstance, seeing an angel or something, to gain an assurance that the religious path I was on was correct. But no. As a teenager I learned more about what the Holy Spirit feels like, and I realized that I had had myriad moments of feeling Truth as I was growing up. I felt so strongly about my Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, The Holy Bible, The Book of Mormon, prophets, etc. that I had a burning in my heart to share it as a full-time missionary. Now as a wife and mother I rely on the teachings of the Savior found in this church to direct my actions and plans. I also need the counsel that comes from modern-day prophets about how to be strong families because of the evils aiming to destroy marriages and happy homes. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made my life so joyful because it has taught me the true meaning of life.

How I live my faith

Kneeling down and saying meaningful prayer twice a day and studying my scriptures is a daily habit that I cannot live without. The scriptures serve as a reminder to constantly repent and to put into practice Savior-like behaviors. Throughout the day when I engage with my husband or children, I try to always be cheerful and willing to serve them. As I converse and work with others I hope to think the best of others and treat them as my brothers and sisters. If I post something on social media I share things that are uplifting. When I blog, I also use that as a teaching tool to help others want to live like our Savior through healthful living. I visit teach diligently every month to two women in my church who don't attend, but I want them to feel my love and the Savior's love for them. I also like to serve God by going to the temple often. Each Sunday I teach Gospel Doctrine class, and although I have been doing that for 4 1/2 years, I view it as following int he Savior's footsteps instead of a burden.