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Hi I'm Tori

I love my family, my Savior, and my Heavenly Father. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of six children. I am a senior in high school, but I am also attending a nearby community college part-time. I love to read, sew, hang out with my best friend, learn, and laugh. I play the piano and the violin. I enjoy singing and cooking, as well as playing with and taking care of children, for which I have a deep love. I am fond of mathematics and helping others to have joy. I love both my immediate and my extended family so much, and I always look forward to spending time with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I continue to follow His gospel because I know that it is undoubtedly His and that it is true. I have felt the Holy Ghost confirm the truth of it to me numerous times in my life. Before my sophomore year in high school, I had a difficult time being consistent in my personal scripture study. At one point during my freshman year, I finally came around and realized how essential it was for that to be a part of my daily life. Through reading and studying the Book of Mormon, I have come to learn of the happiness it brings. I have prayed about it and I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that it contains the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have felt the Holy Ghost confirm the truth of this to me. I know that Joseph Smith was called as a prophet of God to restore the gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth and to translate the plates in order for us to have the Book of Mormon in these latter days. I know that Thomas S. Monson it a prophet called of God. He receives revelation for the world from Him. Families do have the opportunity to be sealed as a family for eternity. God lives! Jesus Christ lives too, and I know that he overcame physical death and sin in order for us to be able to become like God and have a fullness of joy. I know that God wants what is best for us: eternal joy. He will help us in our righteous endeavors if we do our part as well. He loves us more than I can comprehend. Through obedience to His commandments and heeding the promptings of His spirit, we will be happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith partially through attending church meetings and activities. Every weekday of the school year, I attend early morning seminary, a program designed to help youth and young adults understand and rely on the teachings and Atonement of Jesus Christ, qualify for the blessings of the temple, and prepare themselves, their families, and others for eternal life with their Father in Heaven. I also attend church every Sunday. Every Wednesday night, I go to mutual, an activity that provides youth (12-18) with a variety of opportunities to serve others and to develop spiritually, socially, physically, and intellectually, every Wednesday night. There is an organization in the church, the young women's organization, set up for young women of the church ages 12-18. It is divided into three classes. I am the president of the laurel class, which is the class for those from the age of 16 to the age of 18. I try to serve those around me in any way that I can, whether by giving rides to activities or helping with projects, which I find great joy from doing. I also do my best to live my faith by following the standards provided in the Strength of the Youth pamphlet and through listening to and obeying the promptings of the Holy Ghost.