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Hi I'm Phyllis

I grew up in Southern California and have been a member of the church my whole life. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in California with my greatest joy being in choirs at school. I have always enjoyed needlework, sewing and reading. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Sociology. My mother died in an automobile accident in 1970 and I went home to be with my father after graduation and became a Probation Office in Bakersfield, California. I married and had five children. We lived in California for nine years and then moved to Orem, Ut where we currently reside in the same home. I was able to work at Brigham Young University as both a medical transcriptionist and a department secretary for 20 years. After retiring we went on a church family history mission in Los Angeles, California and having returned four years ago, we are currently going on another mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because following the teachings of Jesus brings me great joy in my life. There have been times when I have been down and I can pray and find peace. I am a Mormon because I believe in the ordinances Christ has laid out for us to do and I believe that the authority to do these ordinances lay within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

My faith is my life. I have associated with the LDS people forever and find joy in serving them through teaching and being in presidencies in the different organizations. I have taught music to the children and have found great joy in being able to my faith through music. I find joy in helping others which was what I was able to do in my employment as a department secretary at BYU. I loved working with the students. I find great joy in studying the scriptures and praying to our Father in Heaven. My husband and I strive to better our relationship by talking with each other and implementing plans to improve ourselves. Four of our five children live within 45 minutes of our home and we find much happiness attending the grandchildren's sports and musical activities. We also enjoy watching our children "play" together.