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Hi I'm Feith

"I live in one of the world's busiest cities. I am a wife and home school mom....and I am Mormon."

About Me

My entire family joined the LDS church 7 years ago. I am a wife and also a mother to two children ages 18 and 21. I have homeschooled both of my children, and now am looking forward to being an empty nester! At present I am attending school where I am studying Jewelry design and wire work. It has been a hobby and part time business of mine for the past 20 years!

Why I am a Mormon

My husband and I became interested in the church when I met a long standing member and her family. We had been searching together for a spiritual home for our family. A home where our questions would be answered and we were encouraged to study the gospel. After meeting with the missionaries, we knew we need look no longer. The LDS church was the place for us!

How I live my faith

I can sum up how I live my faith in three words....learning, growing, and fellowshiping. I learn every Sunday during our sacrament and church meetings of Heavenly Father and His love from other members who share their experiences of His love in their personal history and lives. I grow by teaching the youth Sunday school classes for young teens and also by doing my visit teaching calling, where I visit other sisters and we discuss our spirituality and share a message of His love. I fellowship with others at different church events where we can get together on a social level, for example before the Christmas holiday we have two events I never miss, the Christmas party and Wreath making!

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Feith
“Under the plan of heaven, the husband and the wife walk side by side as companions, neither one ahead of the other, but a daughter of God and a son of God walking side by side." This was a statement made by one of our President leaders and one which is encouraged for all Mormons to follow. It is one of the statements I love the most because it basically states that we are equal in God's sight. Yes Men and Women have seperate roles, but we depend on each other's strengths to make a strong and positive family unit. Some of the women I know in this church are politicians, doctors, lawyers and community leaders and mothers. Yes, mothers are seen as an important job in this church, and our leaders, applaud those who make the choice to stay at home, but do not condemn others for the choice of working outside the home. All members, male and female, are encouraged to raise their children with Heavenly Father in their life and create a union of love and equality. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Feith
As a child growing up my grandmother would tell me that tithing was important. My grandmother, though she was not a member of the LDS church, gave a full tithe to whatever church she went to because scripture told her too. I grew up with that principle and upon joining the church when taught by the missionaries was directed to many scriptures in the Bible as well as the Book of Mormon which support the principle. I think for our family it was easy to follow because it was something I grew up with and constantly saw the blessing of. So to me this has nothing to do with being a Mormon principle, it is simply a request of the Lord's which I am happy to fufill! Show more Show less