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Hi I'm Deborah

I am a convert. I am a nanny. I am Mormon.

About Me

I have a sweet pug who has kept me company in the last ten years as I have been disabled. I converted to the church in 1988 after missionaries knocked on my door where I was working as a nanny. Sadly, I fell away from the church rather quickly. Luckily, kind sisters of the church found me on the inactive list, and I have been active for the last 6 years. I have a calling to the family history center and go out with the missionaries whenever I can. I am divorced, and have no children, except through my work as a part-time nanny. The church is my family. I learn something new about the church and about myself all the time.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up without any religious training. When the missionaries came to my door I was looking for a church that made sense. For me, this is it. The church explained things that I had always known but never heard before, details of the premortal life and where we go after this life. My father's family is Jewish, and I knew some of the traditions, and how their religion is part of their everyday life. I wanted that and found it in the church. I have started to do family history work. Last month I went to the temple for the first time, which only cemented my faith.

How I live my faith

First and foremost, I do my very best to go to church every week and read my scriptures. I also go with the missionaries on visits to people who want to learn more about the church. I visit with other sisters in the ward every month and offer help when I can.