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Hi I'm Tina Bond

Hi, Im a Wife Mother, friend and your friendly neighborhood Mormon

About Me

I am a Wife and Mother of Five children and four grandchildren. I have been a life long memeber of the Church of Jesus Christ of LatterdaySaints. I work as a High School Cafeteria Mangager, I love to read when every I get the chance. I love music it is honestly the thing that touches me the most. Good music touches my spirit. I love to cook and go on Dates with my husband of 26yrs. I have one son serving in the Military and experienced him being hurt in Iraq and the devestation it casues to peoples lives. I have sent another son on a mission and have two more boys at home starting college, that hopefully will choose to serve when it is their time. Our one and only daughter just blessed us with our first grandson who we just adore. I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ and would love to share with anyone who would like to know about our Savior Jesus Christ and what it means to be called a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be born into the Faith, but my family was partially inactive until I was ten yrs old, so I was baptized when I was ten. Our Family went to church all through my youth and then they stopped going after I moved out on my own and got married. My husband was a member but had never really attended much so at first It was difficult for me to go by myself so for a few years I did not go. It was the hardest part of my life. Then one day my Bishop felt prompted to knock on my door. He was a Highway Patrolman and he was driving down the road and felt impressed to knock on my door. He did not know I was a member of the Church and he just knew he needed to stop. We lived in a house sitting back in a Walnut orchard so it was a little distance for him to come to. I opened the door to see this policeman at my door I was a little nervous. He had a kind of funny look on his face he said Im not sure why but I felt to come here, I am Bishop in the Mormon Church I instantly started to cry and told him I was really glad he listened because I wanted to come back to church really bad but just did not know how. I knew then as I know now my Heavany Father loves me and knew I needed him to help me come back. So that began my journey back to my Faith that was 22 yrs ago. I am so grateful to Heavanly Father for the sweet tender mercies of the Lord, he loves all his children. I hope to be able to be a good influence for good to bring others to Christ. I know that we have a living prophet and apostles on the earth today just like in Christ day. I know my Savior lives and died for me that I may have the opportunity to learn, grow, repent. Gain all the experiences I will need in this life to help me in the next. I believe in Eternal Families and am grateful for Temples which allow us to seal our families for all time and eterenity.

How I live my faith

In our Faith we are taught it is important to pray frequently through out the day which helps us maintain a close relationship with our Heavanly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ. This helps us feel the spirit of the Holy Ghost who will abide with us as we maintain our worthiness. So prayer is a big part of my life. I talk to My Heavanly Father as if he were my closest friend. I read my scriptures each day for at least five to ten minutes to help me have something to ponder throughout the day and keep me close to the Lord. I write in my journal as much as I can to help me write down my thoughts and impressions. These are just small things but help me to practice my Faith. My husband and I teach Sunday school together to 14-17 yr olds, we love our youth, they face such challenges and we enjoy teaching them hoping we are helping them learn the principle of the gospel through the scriptures. My husband and I also are group leaders for the Addiction Recovery Group which is patterned after the origninal AA meetings. This group meets once a week and work on recovering from there addictions. This is an amazing part of our lives to help others we love bring them to their savior as they learn to apply the Atonemnet to help them recover. The class covers all types of addictions drugs, food, alcohol, anger, sexual additctions. I am so blessed to be able to help in this way. These are just a few examples of how an imperfect girl like me tries to be more like our Savior.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Tina Bond
The Family is essential in our Heavanly Fathers plan for us. Husbands and Wifes are asked to be faithful to each other and keep covenants or promises of fidelity to each other. To bring his spirit children to this earth life to gain experiences to learn and use our agency. Fathers are to provide and care for their families, Mother are to nurture and love their children and togther teach them about the gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe that families are eternal and we can have our relationships continue after this life, if we live worthily and keep the covenants or promises we have made in the House of the Lord or other words his Temples. We try to create traditions to keep our families close, have one day a week set aside to spend quality time together to learn how to care for each other.As Families we Pray together and Play together. I am so grateful for my Family they are such a blessing to me . I also beilive each child is unique and different born with different characteristics and talents so parents learn to teach and rear each child and help them develop the God given talents they are born with.So when they grow they can share them with others. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Tina Bond
Our Goal as a Members of our Faith is to be in our commuinities, working and serving. We love our neighbors and want to share with them our talents and our friendship. We are always striving to find ways to be of assistance to others no matter what their faith is. Mormon Helping hands is a project we use to get out in the community. If you ever see a group of people with bright yellow tee shrits on with hand prints that us. Feel free to come and join in the fun. Show more Show less