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Hi I'm Amber Smith

I grew up all over because I'm an Army brat. I'm a consultant, educator, foster mom, a wife, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college with a Technology Education degree. I have been married for seven years, but haven't been able to conceive. My husband and I are fostering to adopt. We like camping, swimming, bicycling, and being outdoors. (Except - not in the summer in Texas.)

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in Christ. I believe in the Spirit. I rely on prayer everyday to lead me, guide me, and protect me. I am continually blessed and protected by following the teachings of Christ. I know that there is a plan of happiness for all of us. There are too many experiences, too many divine designs to believe anything other than that our Heavenly Father created this earth and all of His children living here. There are many times when I'm in a crowd and I think to myself, "We are all brothers and sisters, and yet we go about our lives. At times we don't even acknowledge the family of God all around us." We are all God's children, and I believe that it is my responsibility to look out for them just as I would my immediate family. My husband and I have gained much wisdom and direction by not passing our brother in need on the street. Sometimes that means a smile, sometimes a ride, sometimes a meal, and a myriad of other possibilities. We are all reaching for the same thing. Happiness and security here. Peace and blessings in heaven. My religious beliefs compel me to action. I am not a Mormon just on Sunday, Easter, or Christmas. Every day of my life and every choice that I make, I'm a Mormon. I am an example and a witness of Christ and that knowledge compels me to stand a little taller, be a little kinder, do a little more. I believe the Gospel is true, and so I live the Gospel's teachings. Sometimes I fall, but in all things I reach and stretch and hope.

How I live my faith

I organize activities for the women's organization. We have done service projects, learned about meal preparation, increased our talents, planned Christmas parties for our congregation, and much more. My husband and I spend much of our time helping youth. Every Christmas Mr. and Mrs. Clause(we) go to different community activities and visit/help the children have a blessed and fulfilled Christmas.

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Amber Smith
We are encouraged to be self reliant, but life is not predictable or easy. When we find ourselves in need their is a system to help us, and we in turn are given an opportunity to work for what we receive. Additionally, we can choose to contribute to this program to help our brothers and sisters in need. Show more Show less