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Hi I'm Toni Van Orman

I am a military wife, and a mother. I love to dance in the rain and play hide and seek with my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in UT along with my two sisters. Growing up I spent a lot of time with my immediate and extended family and learned to love food, played lots of sports - especially basketball- and gained a great appreciation for the importance of family. After meeting and falling in love with my charming, handsome, and kind husband I decided to move to Nevada so I could be closer to him. Shortly after moving to Nevada we were married and began our life together. After much consideration and prayer we decided that my husband should join the US Air Force. What a life changing experience it has been for us. It has given us the opportunity to live in and travel to different parts of the world, which we have loved. We have the privilege of being the parents of three amazing kids who we love very much. We often go on walks together and play hide and seek. I have an associate’s degree in business and hope to go back to school to get my bachelors degree when all my kids are in school. Right now I am just enjoying spending as much time as I can with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because it makes my life joyful even when things get hard. As a family we have had some definite trials over the last couple years. One of the hardest trials we faced was finding out that our daughter had major heart defects and would have to undergo open- heart surgery. Having an understanding that our family can be together forever and that Christ can help carry our burdens helped us to get through this trial and still be able to see the good around us. During this time we were also blessed to have the support of the other members of our church. They brought us meals, visited my daughter in the hospital, and watched my son, along with many other kindnesses. Through their actions we were able to feel God’s love for us during this difficult time. Most importantly I am a Mormon because it has helped me come to know and love my Savior Jesus Christ; which in turn, has made me a better friend, a better mother, and a better wife. I love begin a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I think the most important way I live my faith is by trying to be a good example to my children and help them to understand how much Christ loves them. I do this through teaching my children to pray, reading the scriptures with them and helping them to make good choices. I try to live my faith every day of my life. Being a Mormon is not just a Sunday thing for me. It affects every aspect of my life. It governs the decisions I make and helps me to treat others with kindness.