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Hi I'm Tasha

I’m a Physician Assistant Student. I’m an outdoor enthusiast, a runner, a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I’m a Physician Assistant Student who will soon be graduating from PA School and entering the workforce. I have been married for four years to a loving and supportive husband. I love cooking, reading anything that is not a textbook, playing the piano, running, and all outdoor activities.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were both converts of the church: my mother was 16 when she was baptized and my father was 23 when he was baptized. I was raised in the church by loving, faithful parents who taught me the gospel and the beliefs of the church. I always seemed to have an innate belief in the church and my parents, but high school was challenging and that is when I began to question my upbringing. I learned for myself through studying the scriptures and prayer that this is the church that Jesus Christ established when he lived on this earth. I love that the Church doesn’t expect you to just take their word for it: they encourage you to discover for yourself the truth of the teachings. I am a Mormon because I know for myself that precious truths and the power of the Priesthood given to Simon Peter in the days of Christ were lost with the death of the Twelve Apostles. I know that in the 1820s a young 14 year-old boy honestly seeking the truth through prayer saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and was chosen to restore (not establish) the truths and Priesthood power that was previously given to the Apostles of old. I know that this Priesthood power now allows for families to be sealed together forever. I know that after His resurrection, Christ visited the inhabitants of the Americas as documented in the Book of Mormon. I know that we have a Father in Heaven who has an infinite amount of love for us, His children; a love so great that He gave His only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to provide a way for me and you to return to Him despite our many imperfections and shortcomings. I know that through Christ all things are possible.

How I live my faith

This is a constant work in progress. I’m not anywhere close to perfect, but I read my scriptures and pray every day and have found that by doing these two things, my perspective has broadened, I have greater meaning in life, and I am more compassionate to both friends and strangers. I accompany the children’s Sunday school (play the piano) when they learn songs about Jesus Christ and helping others. In addition, I help plan and participate in activities for a youth group involving girls between the ages of 8-11 years.