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Hi I'm Felicity

I'm a wife, a mother of three boys, and a librarian, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Melbourne, Australia with five older brothers and a younger sister. I loved playing with Barbies and my doll house, but I also loved playing cricket and climbing trees when I was young. When I was fifteen my Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer. She endured treatment after treatment but passed away the night before my Year 12 end of year exams. It was a difficult time and I still get sad sometimes, but I know it has given me experiences that have helped me and enables me to help others. I studied science and English at university and then was married. I was a stay-at-home mum for about 11 years and we moved all around country Victoria, WA and NT. My husband was in the army for a period and he spent many months away from home deployed to Iraq and East Timor, but I had some fantastic friends who helped me when I needed it. During this period I went to Uni again and studied to be a librarian. I now work full time as a trainer for the library staff at a large University and I love it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was taught as a child that my Father in Heaven loves me, and this is something that has grown into a sure knowledge that I won't ever let go of. It has sustained me through many trials and I am so grateful to my Mum and Dad for everything they have taught me. All parents want their children to be happy, and I know that living according to their beliefs made my parents happy, even through trials and grief. Their example helped me develop my own beliefs and learn how to live so that I can be happy. This is why I am, and will always remain, a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Having grown up as a Mormon I soon learnt that there are many opportunities to serve and help others at church and in the community. I have spent many years working with the children at church, teaching them and learning with them. At the moment I am working among the women of the church in the Brisbane area. It is great to be a part of the sisterhood we share as women in the church. Even though my Mum passed away when I was still a teenager, I have always felt welcomed and loved by the women around me at church. I have learnt so much from them, and now I am in a position to be able to help other women as they learn and grow in their lives.