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Hi I'm Shirlayne

I grew up mostly in Idaho. I am a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend.

About Me

I graduated from college 40 years after starting. During that time I spent 10.5 years taking classes. I finished on line. I loved learning, homework not so much. I love music, not that I'm very good at it. I enjoy reading. My favorite books next to the scriptures are: Les Miserable, The Peace Giver, Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box, and The Autonomy of Peace. I love my family, friends, and my life...I am very blessed!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family which embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon church). I was baptized at age 8 and in my childhood I often stood to share my witness of the Gospel. During my teenage years I kept that witness to myself. During a fire-side meeting at a girls' camp the Light of Christ filled me to overflowing and I stood once again to share my witness. Since that day I have embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ in its fulness. I have remained a Mormon because of the hope the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings into my life...there is hope for me! For you! For us! I have had growing experiences that have challenged me and helped me to be better, I have felt comfort and peace so many times, and I have found guidance and a firm anchor in this storm of life. I am blessed!

How I live my faith

I am currently teaching a Sunday School type class for children ages 7-8. They are so full of energy and want to tell you everything that has happened in their lives! Sunday I was asked to speak to a class of young women ages 12-13, such an amazing age of knowing so much than they used and desiring to be independent. I have had many amazing leadership opportunities and enjoy my time to be just a follower in Jesus Christ. Recently received a call to serve a mission with my husband for 23 months...so excited! I try to live by what I know to be true and what I believe. I am far from perfect but I desire to be facing our Savior Jesus Christ in all I do.