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Hi I'm Linda Simonson

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I was a school secretary. I am married and have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Mom with 4 grown children and 9 grandchildren. I worked as an elementary office manager for 30 years. I am now retired. I have held many church callings such as relief society president, counselor, and teacher. I have also been in the Stake relief society presidency. I have been a ward organist for over 40 years also. I love to crochet, sew and embroidery. I love the outdoors and love to hike.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon all my life. My parents were active Mormons and taught us to love the Gospel as well. When I turned 18, my mother told me to read the Book of Mormon, then pray and ask if it was true. I followed her advice and did this. I prayed many times and finally one day as I was driving to work, the spirit overcame me and I had to pull over because I was so overcome with emotion. I received an answer from the Holy Spirit that the church was true and the Book of Mormon was another witness of Jesus Christ. Since that time I have received many more spiritual experiences giving me witness of the truthfulness of this Gospel. I know because of this I have received many wonderful blessings in my life because of my faithfulness

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be of service to others. I am currently the choir director in our church. We practice each Sunday and sing songs of worship every month. I love helping others learn songs of worship which helps bring them closer to God. I also love to help when others are in need of meals brought into their homes if they are sick. We love to get to know our neighbors and when someone new moves in to our area we take some treats and introduce ourselves so they know who they live by. We want them to feel welcome and know they can call upon us for help if it is needed.