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Hi I'm Tisha

I adore my husband and 5 children. I thrill in a challenge. I think life is great. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My favorite way to spend a day is with my family. I think they are all pretty great! That day might include one of their sporting events, a music concert, reading a book, playing games, or camping but always lots of laughing. (I think inside jokes make me laugh the most) My husband Danny and I have 5 children. We enjoy our mountain home, the beauty, the peace and the wildlife. (Not trying to reference our sometimes crazy teenagers) I feel very fortunate to have been able to be a homemaker/ gofer for my self emplyed husband.

Why I am a Mormon

In The Book of Mormon there is a scripture that compares faith to a seed. (Alma 32) Then there is an invitation to do an experiment upon the word of God by planting the seed in your heart, nourishing it and then if it is a good seed it will begin to swell and grow. My logical nature could understand this reasoning. As I tried the experiment, I felt my understanding increase, my heart lightened, my path seemed much more clear and I knew that the seed I had planted was a good seed. I know that God hears each one of His children's prayers and desires to help them the same way any good parent is anxious to help their child. My experiences as a wife and mother have taught me many lessons about the special love that our Heavenly Father has for each of us. Helping me to understand His desire for us to make good choices that will bring us happiness. I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by birth but I continue to be a member of this Church by choice, due to the faith that has grown as I have witnessed first hand the fruits of following the path of Jesus Christ. God's plan is perfect, complete, and true. As I read the scriptures and hear the gospel taught it is a symphony of truth and the harmony is beautiful. The truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ answer all the questions of life and help me through my journey back to His loving arms.

How I live my faith

Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints effects my decisions every day. It effects almost every choice I make. We are taught to have charity to love our neighbors as ourselves. That means it is necessary to put off my natural selfish response to a frustrating situation and give the kind of selfless love the Savior did. Not always as easy as it sounds. It also means that I forgive my family for the everyday human errors that afflict us all. It makes my life and theirs better and fosters love in our home. I'm not perfect at it but I don't give up. I keep on trying everyday because our goal is to be together forever. I have a calling in the church where I work with the youth. They are a lot of fun and keep me feeling young at times and old at others. I have grown and learned from every calling I have ever had.  Some are more time consuming, some more enjoyable but all are fulfilling and rewarding.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

There are several things that we believe that hopefully separate us from the trends of the world. One, We believe in dressing modestly and in not being sexually active except within the bonds of marriage. We believe that our worth is not in our sexual appeal but instead in a sacred errand given by God to nurture, teach, love and uplift others. We love our families, have faith in Jesus Christ, we serve in our communities, believe in education and seek all useful knowledge throughout our lives. We believe in equality between men and women. Sometimes it may not appear that way because there are differences in responsibilities as outlined by God himself. Paul taught this in 1 Corinthians 11:3 3. But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ and the head of the woman is the man and the head of Christ is God. Someone has to be at the head. God appointed that responsibility to man. That fact doesn't make a woman any less important. Just as important and just as necessary is the HEART. That is what the woman is. We believe that as we work together as equal partners with men we compliment one another. Just as each partner has a different but equally necessary part in creating life.   Different roles and responsibilities has never made me feel inferior. In fact the opposite is true. I have often felt very privileged to be a women by the respect and honor showed me by men in the church. Show more Show less