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Hi I'm Susan

I grew up in Washington state. I am about to start a 23 month mission with my husband. I love the Gospel. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a woman starting on a new and exciting path. My husband and I have been called on a 23 month mission. It is something we have prayed about and decided it was now time. My children are all raised and on there own. I have taken care of my mother for 11 years. I found an adult home for her so she can be a little more independent while we are gone. I am a person who loves to get my hands into things. I love to work in my flower beds and my veggie gardens. I sew for my Granddaughters. I make quilts. I love to teach people about food storage and how to use it. I have taught several classes on baking breads using our stored wheat. I have also taught several classes on Dutch oven cooking. That is my favorite thing to do. I love working with people.

Why I am a Mormon

My family joined the church when I was 8 years old. My dad was already a member but was inactive. He bacame active when we all joined. I have always been active since I joined. As a child I guess it was because I had friends at church. As I grew older I had wonderful examples in the leaders and teachers I had. I love the gospel. I didn't start really reading the Book of Mormon till after I was married. I haven't stopped. Because Nephi wanted and the Lord wanted us to learn of Isaiahs words I have started reading anything I can so I might better understand his meanings. I love the Gospel. I am excited to start our mission this month.

How I live my faith

My husband and I have moved many many times. I truly couldn't say how many wards we have lived in. I have held many callings. I worked with the children. I taught the children music. I enjoyed that calling very much. I worked in the nursery in one of the wards we lived in. I didn't think I would like that but I grew to love the babies and toddlers very much. I worked with the young women. The goal when I worked with them was to get them to the Temple. It was a frustrating time but a loving time also. We were living in Pennsylvania and not a lot of activity there. When we finally settled in Spokane I was able to be involved their food storage program. And be able to hold classes on the subject. I loved working with the people of the ward. I also did a lot of the cooking for the ward dinners. I taught lessons in the women's classes. That was hard for me. I am very unsure of myself when it comes to structured lessons.