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Hi I'm Vanessa Tingey

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Northern California and now live in New Jersey.

About Me

I am a mother of 3 wonderful children, and wife to my sweet Husband of 7 years. I went on a mission for the church when I was 21 years old to Argentina for 18 months. I graduated from BYU and moved with my husband to Southern California. We lived in Orange County for 7 years and have recently relocated to New Jersey.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is true! I love being a Latter Day Saint! I was born into an active LDS family. As I left my home that I grew up in I knew that I could go any way I wanted. My family had moved around a lot when I was growing up and I learned that the church would be there where ever I was. I could find fun friends in the church and activities. This helped me to be more confident and want to help others. I decided to go on a mission to be able to show people what I had learned. I think I learned more than I ever taught while being there, and came home ready to continue in the faith. I got married soon after I got home to a wonderful man that always helps me to continue on the path. I love feeling close to my Father in Heaven and feeling his love. I know that I can feel his love even more as I choose the right and do as he would want me to.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day by being an example to my sweet kids. It gets tougher as they get older. Kids have more questions and require more answers. The biggest lately is why we don't do things like other kids do on Sundays. We don't go to birthday parties or to the shore. We go to church and spend time with family.