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Hi I'm Trisha

I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints."Mormon".

About Me

I got a degree in art with a minor in spanish. I am a massage therapist but love teaching. I am a mom of two cute little boys. I love SPORTS! ART! OUTDOORS! ANIMALS! READING! and my family of course! I love doing triathlons, cycling and swim events and my goal is to do an Ironman. This life is already to short for me, so I am in sprint mode to do as much as I can as quickly as I can, though my goal is to stay active and adventurous until the day I die :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church. I was baptized when I was eight years old. My father made a lot of mistakes bringing up my brothers and sisters, but my mother was a strong member in our church and always tried to do what was right. I had many opportunities to leave the church, but the spirit continued to leave impressions in my heart and mind that the things I was taught each Sunday and by my mother were true. Songs we sang, lessons I heard, prayers we gave, etc... each bore a witness to me that the church was true. IT has always brought me an immense amount of happiness and there came a point through prayer and scripture study that I KNEW without any doubt that the church really was true. I served a spanish speaking mission in Venezuela and have continued to find opportunities to serve in the church, in my community, and with my family. All things in this life that are good bear testimony to me that God lives, and that I am doing what he wants me to do.

How I live my faith

I teach my sons about all the truths I know so that they will be good, and honorable men in this world. I serve in my church in different callings. I have taught Sunday school, been the Relief Society President, taught the 11 yr. old girls, been in charge of ward activities, etc... I love all my callings! Right now I have fun and wholesome monthly activities with 9 yr. old girls in my ward. I go to church every sunday, I pray every day and read my scriptures and I have family home evening every Monday night. I study and learn each day so as to be an active and good citizen in my community and country. I am involved with politics as much as I can and vote for good things and people.

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

Trisha
The purpose of the welfare services in the church are to take care of the immediate needs of families and individuals that need help. For example my husband was without work for many months because of the economic decline our country has been through. We received help from the church so that we could pay some bills and get food for our family. However, one thing I loved is that the church didn't just take care of us. Our bishop helped us to get on top of things and become self sufficient so that we could take care of our family ourselves and be independent. With that said, I am very grateful for this program. I am thankful that we were able to receive help when we needed it and It makes me happy that we can then give back to others that need help Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Trisha
 The best way I have come to know my Heavenly Father has been through reading the scriptures, going to church, and praying to him. I have learned about who he is, what his plan is, and my relationship to him through reading the bible, book of mormon, and other scriptures. I have learned gospel principles, and have applied those teachings while learning and serving at church. And finally, I have come to feel his great love, and mercy to me while on my knees praying for answers, truth, and direction. I have felt the Holy Ghost whisper truths to me, and a close relationship formed with my God as I sought his help, his guidance, and his strength in prayers. I love my prayers and am grateful to know he hears me, and he answers. Show more Show less