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Hi I'm Win

I grew up in a small town, lived many places in the United States, am married with four children, teach piano and I’m a Mormon!

About Me

I’m Win and i’m married, have four children, eighteen grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren (with three on the way). I graduated from college and owned and operated a successful small appliance and bulk food store for years. I will serve an LDS mission starting July 23rd. I make bread, waffles and biscuits from freshly ground whole wheat flour that are incredibly delicious! I play the piano and organ and accompany soloists and choirs. I also direct choirs and sing alto in a choir

Why I am a Mormon

My Mother and Father raised me In the Mormon church. But, I have prayed and studied in depth for a knowledge of the truths of the church for myself. I gained a strong testimony as a young woman and continue to study, fast and pray to increase my knowledge and testimony. I serve my fellowman as well as I can. I know God lives, knows who I am by name, and hears and answers my prayers.

How I live my faith

I regularly visit neighbors to check on them, serve them if I can and just make friends. I teach an adult SS class and play the organ and piano for meetings. I have directed church choirs, both small and large, and directed and organized concerts and other programs. I’ve been in charge of all the music in small local groups as well as large ecclisiaatical areas

Why is family so important to Mormons?

I have a wonderful husband. We have been married for 62 years. And, we have a wonderful family. We have four children, 18 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. We have always had a strong family relationship and have great fun in our family. We have family home evening on a regular basis, where we talk about Jesus Christ and how we can try to become more like him. We play games and have other fun activities at those evenings. We love to sing together. We love nature and the outdoors. We have camped in spots all over the United States. We keep in touch with our family as often as possible. We have a huge family reunion at least every three years so cousins can keep in touch and get to know each other. This year we should have over 70 there! Show more Show less

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

I practice being prepared for any emergency by knowing how to use the basic foods. I make incredibly delicious bread from freshly ground whole wheat flour. I also know how to have an everlasting yeast supply by using sour dough starts. I make totally yummy sour dough rolls, pancakes and waffles. I keep a six month supply of food we normally use and a nice supply of grains and beans and other bulk items for long term storage. I use a variety of grains and dried legumes in my cooking on a regular basis and know how to make tasty soups and stews. I sprout seeds and grains for added nutrition and also to have fresh "vegetables" in an emergency. I do all of the cooking for my family and we only eat out occasionally. These practices have saved my family thousands of dollars and our health has been excellent because of living this way. I have a college degree and know how to work and provide income. Right now I have a 18 piano students in my piano teaching class. I know how to sew, mend and take care of clothes and how to maintain and repair household items. I know how to make and use a budget. My mother-in-law, who lived during the great depression of the 1920s, has told me that I could survive a great depression because of my habits and knowledge.. Show more Show less