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Hi I'm Christy

I am a wife, mom of 6, and a friend! I work from home. I love to play games, help others, I dance in the kitchen, and I am Mormon!

About Me

I have always wanted to get more education. I attended my first college class at age 40, as a mother of six. I love to learn and push myself to do more than I think I can do. Sometimes this can have a reverse effect, as I have the tendency to take on more than I should. I can be a bit frazzled and overwhelmed sometimes. I love to spend time with family and friends, playing games, going camping and taking long walks in the beautiful outdoors. I am an avid singer. I love to sing whenever I can, whether it be while I am cooking, or cleaning or in the car. Some might think that I should not sing, but music makes me happy and I like to share it with my children.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a Mormon family, always believing the church and doctrine were true. As an adult I found myself wanting more than to just believe. After completing a challenge to read the entire Book of Mormon, I wanted to know for myself if what I had been taught my entire life was true. I put Moroni's promise at the end of the book into practice. I had faith, I wanted to know, and I believed that my Heavenly Father would indeed answer the questions I asked Him. I offered sincere prayers in my own behalf and asked for a confirmation. I wanted to know the Book of Mormon was true, not just to believe. I remember after pleading to know, a warm feeling rushed through my body from head to toe. I recognized that I felt the Spirit of the Holy Ghost, which I knew testifies of truth. I have found so much peace in my life having this knowledge. Thoughout my experiences as a mother and wife, the Book of Mormon has been the tool for receiving answers to many heartfelt prayers and I do know that it is true. As I read from the Book of Mormon, I am blessed with added patience, more compassion and a greater desire to love and serve others. Knowing that the Book of Mormon is true made knowing that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God very real and therefore reaffirmed my belief in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the true church of God on the earth today.

How I live my faith

Living my life as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints makes me who I am. I love my Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. I want everyone I meet to know that. I currently serve in the young women organization with girls ranging in age from 12-18 years old. We participate in camping, service opportunities, inspirational meetings and a variey of other activities. I love to spend time with them and to feel of the strong testimony's they have of their Savior. I try to live my faith by being aware of others needs, and be willing to serve in any way. I look for opportunities to provide simple small acts of kindness. I try to say hello and smile to everyone I meet. I know that the Savior lived His life serving others, and I want to be like Him. I love the feeling that comes when I have found an opportunity to bring joy or relief to someone.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Christy
I believe that when we actively engage our faith in Jesus Christ, we strive to live more selflessly and look for ways to improve relationships. Faith is an action word, we cannot simply say we have faith and then expect our marriages or family's to be stronger. We must go forward and act as if the Savior would if He were in our shoes, to the best of our ability. Having faith in Jesus Christ gives us hope. It helps us believe in something worth fighting for. Having faith and hope help us to be more like Christ and therefore we have a greater capacity to serve others and to try to see our family members as He does, with a more perfect love, and with a desire to help each other become all that we have the power to become. Show more Show less