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Hi I'm Nadine

I grew up in a small Utah town. I was raised on a cattle ranch. I taught 1st grade. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife, mother, and a grandmother of 8. I have 1 sister and 2 brothers. I graduated from college with an elementary education and child development/family relations degree. I was a stay at home mother when my children were young. I was a substitute teacher for several years and then I taught 1st grade for 16 years. I have a love for working with young children and teenagers. I enjoy doing activities with my grandchildren. My husband and I like to travel. We have taken many small road trips all over the state of Utah. We have traveled to many states in the USA, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and Europe. I like to garden and do yard work, it gives me much satisfaction and peace with nature. I like to read biographies, autobiographies, fiction, and historical fiction. I enjoy cooking and hosting dinners for our family and friends. I enjoy embroidery and crochet. I enjoy going to lunch with dear friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church by goodly parents who set an example of faith and commitment to gospel ideals. I was baptized a member of the church when I was 8 years old by my faithful father. I was raised in a home where we went to church weekly and prayed daily. I was taught gospel principles by watching, following, and listening to my parents. My grandparents were also good examples to me in gospel living. My great grandparents were converts to the church in Europe. They came to America and walked the plains to Utah for religious freedom. I owe a debt of gratitude to them for all they have done. I have had a testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel all of my life. I don't ever remember not believing in the church. I have tried to live the standards of the church all of my life. I have a testimony of my Savior, Jesus Christ , his life, his ministry, his teachings, and his atoning sacrifice. I have a testimony of Joseph Smith, that he was a prophet and he was called to restore the gospel in these latter days. I have a testimony that Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon. I have studied the Book of Mormon and I know it to be true. I also know that it is another testament of Jesus Christ. I have a testimony of the Holy Ghost who has whispered to me of the truthfulness of the gospel and the Book of Mormon. I have a testimony that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God and that he leads and directs this church today. I have a testimony of the priesthood that binds families together in the temple for time and eternity. I have a testimony of the power of prayer. I pray that I will be worthy to be with my husband, children, and grandchildren and live with our Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ for eternity. The gospel brings me much comfort and peace in a troubled world. I write this testimony humbly in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I have participated and been involved in my church all of my life. I have held callings since I was a teenager. I have worked with young children, teenagers, and adults in my callings. I have led music and played the piano for my church. I have taught young girls for many years. I have been to Girl's Camp to help chaperon these young teenagers. I have been a visiting teacher to women in my church for close to 50 years. I have become good friends to many of these good women who I have visited in their homes. I have helped organize church parties, food for women's conferences, and food for Girl's Camp. I have served in our church temples as a worker. I have helped support my husband in his church callings working with scouts, young teenagers, and young single adults.