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Hi I'm Talitha

I'm a mom, a singer, and a football fanatic! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sing, read, blog, watch football, scrapbook, and I am learning how to cook for fun instead of just necessity! I'm a stay at home mom of 7 great kids, ranging in age from 21 down to 5. My husband is in law enforcement and we've been married for over 22 years. I am planning on becoming a victim's advocate when our youngest begins school full time.

Why I am a Mormon

 I have known since I was very small that I had a Heavenly Father who loves me, and I believed that Jesus Christ was my Savior. I am a Mormon because it just makes sense to me. It makes sense that this loving Heavenly Father would have prophets and apostles to help me find my way back to Him. It makes sense that the truths I read in the Bible are expanded on and given additional testimony of in the Book of Mormon. It makes senses that if God commanded us in the Old Testament to build temples, that we should still build temples today. It makes sense that if my husband and I center our lives on our family and teaching and modeling Christ-like behaviors, our family has a better chance of happiness and success in this life, and eternal joy together in the next life. These things have all been taught to me as I have worshipped and served in the Mormon Church. Particularly as we raise our family, being members of this church is a comfort and a blessing. So much focus in the world today is on selfishness, and based on things that just won't last. There is peace through the Gospel, in knowing that what we do here has a purpose and a future that is greater than this world. There is peace in knowing that through Christ's mercy and atonement, we can all be together again after we leave this earth. 

How I live my faith

 Right now, I spend most of my time with the youth in our congregation, serving as president of the young women's organization, which is girls from ages 12-18. I love them! We have Sunday lessons together, as well as weekly youth activity nights. We also have a summer camp every year, which is a real highlight! As I serve the young women, I try to teach and encourage them as they try to live their own faith, and I try to be an example that they can follow. We encourage them to serve in their schools and communities, and to learn skills that will enable them to bless their own lives and the lives of everyone they meet. We read scriptures together and share how we feel Heavenly Father works in each of our lives. The most important thing we do is to keep reminding the girls that they are daughters of Heavenly Father, and that they have a divine purpose.