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Hi I'm Tori

I am a student, filmmaker, writer, cook, and love sewing crafts. I aspire to be a wife and mother who can provide. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I attend college in film. I quilt, cook, sew, write, embroider, etc. I work part time right now in a store to pay for my education. I hope to be able to provide through my talent in writing and film to show my future family that dreams can come true with a little hard work. I hope to one day meet the man for me and to marry and raise a family with him. I firmly believe in dreams because without them life would be dull and boring. I encourage imagination in everyone. My favorite quote to live by in making films and writing good fiction is Walt Disney's "Seeing isn't Believing, Believing is Seeing." This quote appears in many Disney films and it is a good motto to live by. Without believing this I couldn't do what I love to do. I love books and movies. I can run a literary or cinema discussion without fail. What others see in one work is amazing to how it differs from my own. Through studies the imagination grows, so I am always studying something new.

Why I am a Mormon

For years I struggled to decide if this Church was true when through studies I came to realize it had to be. Through medical problems and personal struggles I was always praying. I then met others who had so much more to deal with and realized through the Gospel I was happy, even if I didn't understand what was happening to me. It came full force when I met several who had given up on everything in life when I was able to tell with ease how I kept going. It was the realization I needed to know I held the truth all along. When through my beliefs, these people were able to overcome theirs. It also made me realize how important being an example was. I was shown that my actions speak louder than words. Just by being kind and loving to everyone, even when it doesn't seem possible I get questions asked. I now know that it is through the Lord I am able to answer questions easier when before I always had to turn to someone else for the answer. I have been in situations that I have no control over and have to use my strength in the Lord to get through it. I was raised Mormon, but it's only been recently I realize how true this gospel is. How strongly I feel the spirit when I pray or read my scriptures. It's how I feel a great comfort in a time of need and how I somehow am always able to say the right thing when someone really needs it. Without the Gospel I couldn't do this and would still be struggling. It was finding scriptures that proved what I knew to be true all along. Scriptures that showed proof I had the true Church. I was led through prayer and faith to the truth. I was led by a force of hand when a lady asked me what something meant when she got her first Bible.

How I live my faith

I live as an example as it has been the best way I have learned to get people to ask questions. The classes I have taught to the children are only a little of it. The best is people asking what I believe when they see how I live and how I am who I am. That's the best way to live by faith, just live as an example.

Are Mormons Christians?

Tori
My answer is yes. All I usually have to do is give the full title of the Church, which is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints" and the questions stop. Others I can answer with Biblical questions, because the biggest argument is that we believe Christ to be a Savior and if God is Heavenly Father then it would make Christ our brother. I can use the Bible to show that we are all children of God and that we were created by him in his own vision. That is the only argument that I've ever encountered to it and knowing my Bible along with the Book of Mormon has helped me in solving this argument time and again. Show more Show less