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Hi I'm Lynda

I'm a retired elementary school teacher. I start mission #2 with my hubby in 45 days. I am proud to be a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Idaho, but now call North Carolina home. I love to read, play the piano, sew, and do Family History. I love to go to the Temple and get a lot of joy in going. Before I retired, I was an elementary school teacher and I taught for 20 years. I taught all elementary grades except for Kindergarten and 5th. My passion now is making sock monkeys. I've kept some, but have given most away to people who need a "hug". To me, there is no such thing as the word bored. There is always something to do.......we just have to look for it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because this is what I believe. I know that we have a loving Heavenly Father, who sent His only begotten Son as a sacrifice so that we could return home to Them. I have a testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith that was deepened as I practiced the hymn "Praise to the Man" before choir practice. I know the Book of Mormon is the word of God just like I know the Bible to be the word of God. I come from a great pioneer heritage from both sides of my family and am very appreciative of the sacrifices they made for me. I learned from stories I've read that they followed the Prophet no matter the trials they faced.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day. My hubby and I returned from a mission a year ago, and we just got a call to return to the same mission. In the meantime, I'm the Primary pianist and the "unofficial" substitute Sacrament meeting pianist and chorister. I've gone out with the sister missionaries once almost every week since we've been home from our mission. It has strengthened my testimony to be able to hear them share their testimonies with those whom they are teaching. I've spent most of the callings I have had in the church behind the piano, as I've either played the piano for Sacrament meetings or primary. I also served as the ward chorister for many years in different wards I've lived in. I love being able to play or lead the music.