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Hi I'm Tina Marie

I'm a mother, future nurse and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently, I am 45 years old, and the single mother of two beautiful children. I tried for nine years to get pregnant, six of which I went through fertility treatment before my daughter was born. When my oldest was 2 years old, I took in a little boy whom I became legal guardian for when he was three. At age 38, I went back to a community college to become a nurse. Thus far I have achieved my AA and work as a certified nurse assistant, while I continue to work towards becoming a registered nurse. I am raising my children to learn the importance of getting a college education and being self-reliant in an ever changing world.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a home with a Mother who smoked, drank and used illegal drugs. Many horrible things happened to her. From a young age, I decided to seek out a different way to live. At the age of fifteen, I struggled with adolescence. One day I prayed that if there was a God, and He would send messengers to me, I promised that I would believe. Three days later two lovely sister missionaries knocked on my door and asked if I would like to hear a message. I said, "Yes". As I listened to them give me the first discussion. I began to cry uncontrollably and felt as though I was filled with fire. At the end of the discussion, I was asked if I would be baptized, and I said, "Yes". I was baptized a week later. That has been twenty nearly 30 years ago. I have not regretted my decision. I have a testimony that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. That Joseph Smith was brave to ask the questions and received the answers that brought about the restoration of the gospel. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a true prophet of God. I love the Church and it's teachings, and I feel at home.

How I live my faith

I don't smoke or drink or use illegal drugs. I obey the laws of the land. I attend church as often as possibl,e and I keep my baptismal and temple covenants. I serve as a visiting teacher. I have served with the children, the youth and the women at church. I work to treat others as my Savior would have treated them.