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Hi I'm Monique

Hello! I'm a stay at home wife and mom :)

About Me

I am a stay at home wife and mother. I have 4 living children and one that awaits us in Heaven:) I love to spend time with my family and I enjoy singing, crocheting, and Homeschooling. I was attending college to become a music teacher a few years back until I decided to home school, which takes all my time away so I unfortunately, I had to stop and stay home:), which is fine, because its where I am suppose to be right now.

Why I am a Mormon

All my life this was the "true" church, and most of my life, I didn't argue with it. It was just what I knew. Between 15-17 I grew away from the church but after a few stressful years, I knew I needed the church in my life and its gospel. After a few months of being married, I became pregnant with my second child. At 34 weeks, he came early and... he left early. He died in my arms at 3 days old. I will never forget that moment when my head was screaming that I wanted him to stay, but my heart was at peace knowing that wasn't going to happen. I felt that Savior so strongly that day that there was nothing in my heart but comfort. Knowing I will see him again makes all the difference in whether you really feel pain or whether you know it is not the end. This was the turning point for me. I realized this day that I had always known the church was true, and I had to keep believing it was, because if I ever said it was not, or if I ever doubted, he would not be there waiting for me and that... that I would never let happen. I have now had 3 more children since that boy and I love them all dearly. They are my whole world. My family is my everything. A few months ago, I was able to read and finish the Book of Mormon. It was an amazing experience. As I started the last chapter of Moroni, something in my stomach felt terribly wrong. I was bent over in pain. I was in a hotel alone as my husband was on a training meeting for work and I had no one there with me. I knew after reading most of the Book of Mormon that God could heal me. Whatever was the matter with me. I prayed my hardest and immediately the pain lessened. It wasn't gone but it was bearable. The condition could have and should have lasted quite a while because it was completely rear to just stop, was gone within the hour. Literally within the hour. I remember having so much faith that He would heal me and He did. He didn't just heal my pain, he healed my faith, and that is something I will never let go of again.

How I live my faith

Right now, I am a primary teacher for the Sunbeams and CTR 4&5 classes. I teach all three classes because our classes are pretty small. I have about 8 kiddos and I LOVE IT AND THEM! They are a wonderful class. It is amazing to see how much their minds already know at such a young age and how much they are teaching me in return. I am also part of the Relief Society Committee,( A group in which some ladies from the ward get together and plan activities that we as women of the church can get together and learn the gospel and enjoy moments and time together) which I love because I get to plan activities and its exciting to do that.