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Hi I'm Linda Sulzen

I am from the San Francisco Bay Area. I love hiking, quilting, and education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love hiking, quilting, cooking, and the sunsets in Arizona. I am a student, I went back to college to finish my degree. My family is grown. I am happily married and have 4 children and one grandchild. I like to travel and would someday like to visit Europe and connect with my people and learn more about my heritage. I love working with children and have spent a lot of my life working with Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, helping with youth camps and on the PTA in the Elementary school.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was young my parents were each different religions. My mother was Mormon. As a baby I was baptized in another faith. I went to both churches for a while and was baptized when I was 8 by my Bishop. Ultimately, the example I saw in my mother was what helped me to learn the gospel of Jesus Christ and know that there was something bigger than myself. I learned that I had a Heavenly Father who loved me because my Mom took me to church. She taught me a song called, "I Am A Child of God." She read me scripture stories and taught me to pray. I also saw her pray. I knew, she knew the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was true. Later when I went to college I was able to take a religion class that studied the Book of Mormon. In that class and with further study on my own I read a story in Ether about a man, "the brother of Jared" who was not perfect. He prayed and he needed help. He repented of what he had done wrong, he seemed like a regular guy, and in the course of his faithful communication with God, he was able to see who he was talking to. He had so much faith that he was able to see the finger of the Lord Jesus Christ. He went on to see the whole Christ. I don't know if that would ever happen to me, but reading that story made me think that it could be possible, that if anyone had as much faith as the Brother of Jared, they could see Jesus Christ. I wanted that kind of faith and his example made me think there was hope for everyone. I choose to be a member of Christ's church on the earth today. It is a choice I make that I receive so many blessings I cannot even count. My children have learned the meaning of life. We have confidence that a loving Heavenly Father guides our lives and loves us and that Jesus Christ lived and loved the people of the earth, you and I. It is true, I know it. I love the Book of Mormon that testify's that these things are true.

How I live my faith

At church I work with the women and help organize activities for them. I try to help them and their families as much as I can. We have meetings to learn skills and teach each other important gospel principles. Sometimes I share my beliefs in church meetings when I teach or at other times when I visit the families in their homes. I visit families with my husband. We try to check up on them and see how they are doing. We clean our church or volunteer in our community to help out at soup kitchens or organize collections of baby clothing to donate to a foster care center in our neighboring town.