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Hi I'm Trina

I grew up in Southern California. I am a photographer, wife and mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Born/Raised: Southern California High School Sports: Cheerleading College Sports: Cheerleading Bachelors: Communications Occupation: Photographer Other: I am a wife and mother of 1 crazy two year old :). I love traveling and just being with my family. I had the opportunity to live in Ecuador for a period of time doing orphan work and have a very soft spot for these children and all needy children. I am currently helping my father in his quest to support an orphanage in Africa.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since I was born. My mother and father and their parents were all members of the Church. Though this was just what we did and apart of my everyday life, there came a time when I had to choose for myself to continue to follow this Gospel, the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I decided this early in my life, probably in Jr. High School when I made the commitment to read the Book of Mormon everyday. Reading the Book of Mormon was my foundation and the way that I can feel His love and His Spirit in my everyday life. As I grew and matured, the Gospel has become an essential role in my life. The hope that I receive and the comfort that I get knowing that Heavenly Father has a plan for me and us all, is worth more than anything. I live a very happy life ... not that I don't have problems and heartaches and discouragement at times because none of us are exempt from that, but I can go through it all with happiness and patience. I know where I came from, why I am here and where I am going. Is there anything greater than knowing that? I am so grateful for this knowledge.

How I live my faith

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we have the opportunity to be involved in our communities and in our individual wards. We work together on creating a friendship with the people surrounding us. At church every Sunday we all do are part to help make it a good experience. I have had the opportunity throughout the years to teach the children, the youth and the adult women's class. I have been able to help put events together for my wards which have always been fun. In every ward I have been in I get to be a visiting teacher, where myself and another lady from the ward visit another lady in the ward. Its a great way to talk about Gospel principles and get to know people in the ward. It also is an essential way for us to know how our neighbors are doing so we can help when we can.

What do Mormons believe about family?

We believe that families are forever. It is not "until death do we part". We are eternal. We will see love ones who we have lost again. We will be reunited. We are sealed and bound together through sacred temple ordinances. If I had to narrow what I was grateful down to two things it would be the Gospel and my family. And because of Christ's Gospel, I can be with my family forever. What a comfort this has brought me in all aspects of my life. Show more Show less