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Hi I'm Becki

I'm a nurse, mother, rancher's wife, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the lucky mother of six children. Their ages range from fifteen months to twelve years old. My husband is a rancher and I also work part-time as a labor and delivery nurse. I love flowers and working in my yard and have the opportunity to share my yard with young couples as they are married. I enjoy swimming, biking, traveling, painting/decorating, baking, walking/exercising, watching movies, reading, and spending time with my family. I don't spend a lot of time on hobbies as my children keep me very busy. I love babies. I wish I could keep my kids at that age longer..

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS (Mormon) home where we were taught the Gospel principles. My parents were wonderful examples of selfless service to those around them and taught us to read the scriptures and live the principles that are taught there. I participated in activities through the church as a child and youth. My testimony of the Gospel was strengthened as I served as a youth leader and attended seminary (church education) while in high school. When I went away to college, I gained a sure knowledge of my Savior's love for me. I learned that He suffered and died for me. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. He saw God, the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. He translated the gold plates to provide us with the Book of Mormon. I have read the Book of Mormon and know that it is true. As I read the Book of Mormon daily and try to live by its principles, my life goes better. I am a better mother and have more patience and love. As a mother, I am SO grateful for the guidance that the Gospel provides. I know that Thomas S. Monson is our prophet today. I love to listen to all of our leaders and live by their counsel. As I do as they counsel us to, my marriage and life goes much better. I know this church is true. I am so grateful to be a part of it. I know my prayers are answered. I know my Heavenly Father loves me and that He sacrificed His Son, Jesus Christ, so I might live with Him again. I know Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know He has experienced every pain I experience and that He understands my struggles. I know that if I repent and do my best, I can live with Him again. I know that if we listen to the Holy Ghost, we can be answers to others' prayers. I have felt His spirit in my life and others have answered my prayers by listening to the Holy Ghost. I know that God is real and He loves me.

How I live my faith

I work with the children in my local congregation. I teach them about the principles of the gospel. I have been working with the children for eight years. Children are so innocent and energetic. It is a challenge to keep coming up with new ideas to teach them, but refreshing to watch them learn and grow. I also visit three different families regularly with my husband to help fulfill their needs and teach them the Gospel in their homes. I have also been attending youth camps with my husband (who directs them). I attend church meetings every Sunday that I am able. We have a family meeting every week to learn about Gospel principles and read scriptures and say prayers as a family every night.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Becki
Mormons are not required to serve a mission. We are all encouraged to share the Gospel and want to share it because it makes us happy and provides us with guidance and peace. We want to share it so others can feel the happiness it brings us. Serving full-time missions also helps us focus on Gospel principles and strengthens our own testimonies. As we serve the Lord full-time, we become better people. Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Becki
When a husband and wife are sealed together in the temple, and we live the promises that we have made, we are able to be together forever in heaven. If children are born to parents who have been sealed together in the temple, and they obey the commandments, they can be with their families forever. I am so grateful for that knowledge. It makes death and separation from each other easier to accept. Show more Show less