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Hi I'm Debbie H.

I'm a mother of 5. I teach a children's music classes. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and have been married to my husband 17 years. We have been blessed with 5 healthy and wonderful children. I love digital scrap booking and wish I had more time for it. Prior to getting married, I graduated in 1993 in the field of Dental Hygiene. After my 3rd child was born I completely semi retired from Dental Hygiene. Before my 5th child was born I started teaching a music theory class for children and I love it! I love teaching children and delight when i see them catch the aha moment. I love music, I love to bike and play racquetball and practice Pilates. I love to watch my children try and work at anything. I have learned to enjoy the chaos of raising children and laugh whenever i can. Laughter, for me, is truly the best medicine!

Why I am a Mormon

My life as a Mormon began when my parents joined the church when i was 7. At this young age I could immediately tell the difference it made for our family. I just knew it was right, it felt good and where we needed to be. I have never questioned my membership in this gospel, I have had a strong testimony and it continues to be strengthened each day as i try to do my part. It just has made sense from the onset. I may not have known all I needed to know in the beginning, but it was the continuous feeling of peace and comfort and happiness I felt as i continued to do the right thing. I know where i am going, why i am here and what i am supposed to do each day...my life has and always will have purpose.

How I live my faith

I have a wonderful husband and 5 children ages 14, 11, 8, 6, and 4. Life is always humorous around here! I enjoy teaching children ages 3-11 in what is called Primary. I serve in a presidency..a group of 4 women who are called to volunteer to run this particular organization. I am also a visiting teacher for our women's organization, called Relief Society. I get to accompany the ward choir on the piano and enjoy this experience as I receive the blessings of this sacrifice throughout the week. I love going to church every Sunday and renewing covenants I made at baptism. Because of the atonement of Jesus Christ I am able to feel that cleansing power each week as I worship in church and then try again to do better. In this day and age where evil is all around, attending and serving in the temple helps me keep the eternal perspective I need to keep a healthy outlook on life. The temples are a place of peace and solace where I love to be....it helps me live my faith better, helps me want to try a little harder. It helps me remember the eternal perspective I need as I tackle life's challenges with courage!

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Debbie H.
i believe it is important to take care of our bodies because they are gifts from God and he has entrusted a body to us to take care of and not misuse. it is part of His plan that everyone who chose to come to earth would be given a body to be tested in. our bodies are called temples of God because God knows that temples are a sacred place to be. a place to feel the spirit. Heavenly Father also sees our bodies as temples to house our spirits and we are to treat them as we would a temple. when i revere my body as sacred i don't want to put anything into it that would harm it or do anything to it that would harden the spirit or make it feel unclean. Plus, our bodies are bought with a price and that price was bought when Jesus Christ willingly sacrificed His life so that we would be able to live with Heavenly Father again. we don't have the right to do whatever we want with our bodies, but we do have stewardship over our bodies and will be held accountable for the choices we make regarding our bodies. Show more Show less