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Hi I'm Marsha

I'm a Mormon. I was born and raised in the church.

About Me

My greatest joy comes from my family and the gospel. My husband and I have five sons and a daughter, a wonderful daughter-in-law and son-in-law and six beautiful grandchildren. I have always enjoyed sewing (started at the age of 13), handwork, reading, gardening and family history. I love walking and being in the mountains and seeing all the beauty that has been created for us. When my youngest started kindergarten I began working part time in the school system teaching children to read and do math. Being able to be home when my children were home from school was really important to me. Three of our children have served missions and my husband and I look forward to serving a mission now that he is retired.

Why I am a Mormon

At a very young age I was taught by my parents and a sweet primary leader, that I remember being partially deaf, that I had a Heavenly Father that loved me. I have always known that I could pray to Him and that He was listening and would help me in my concerns and challenges. I have come to know that my Savior lives and gave His life for me so that I could repent and overcome sin and weakness. I love Him and know that His teachings are true and that if I follow Him and keep His commandments I can truly be happy and find peace, regardless of the storms around me. I know families can be together forever because of the blessings of the temple and that is my greatest desire - to have mine with me always. The blessings of the temple are real. I feel blessed every day as I strive to live the gospel and listen to the Holy Spirit.

How I live my faith

I first became a visiting teacher when I was 20 years old and have been ever since. I have a testimony of the importance of visiting teaching and of how it can help to activate and serve others, and in the process find wonderful friends. For about eight years my husband and I have served the young single adults in a university setting and ward setting. We have loved being among them, feeling of their strength and testimony and rubbing shoulders with such talented, motivated people. We are currently helping to find, invite and friendship less active members of our ward.