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Hi I'm Joan Bea Lindley

I am a wife a mother and a grandmother, also a registered nurse. I am a 4th generation Mormon

About Me

I am 67 years old and have lived my entire life in Utah. My carreer has been as a registered nurse and I have had many wonderful and not so wonderful experiences in that field. It has broadened my horizons beyond anything and blessed my life too. I really enjoy traveling and meeting people and seeing new horizons. I also enjoy reading and quilting and gardening. One thing I really wish I was better at is sports. What I love most is my husband and our 4 children, their spouses and the 13 grandchildren we have. We keep busy trying to keep up with all of these.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe the Book of Mormon is true. That means I also believe that Joseph Smith walked into a grove of trees in upper state New York when he was 14 years old and saw God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. This vision changed him forever and the world. He established the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as directed by God. I am a Mormon because living the teachings of the restored gospel makes me a better person and guides me in my relationships with others. If you read the Book of Mormon and follow its teaching you believe, this is a testimony. I keep mine bright and healthy by keeping the commandments, attending the temple, reading the scriptures and going to church on Sunday. Being a Mormon is a great way of life!

How I live my faith

I live my faith in many ways. My testimony of Jesus Christ and my belief in the teachings of this church named the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints affects everything I do. It affects the decisions I make on a daily basis. It has affected who and where I was married. The carreer I choose the children we chose to have. It totally affected the way in which we raised them. My faith affects the way I relate to people. I really see everyone as a beloved child of our Father in Heaven and when you see people in this way you treat them more kindly and patiently.