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Hi I'm Tabitha

I grew up in the Bay Area. All I want is to make a difference in others' lives.

About Me

Growing up, I danced classical ballet. I am a Ute fan going to school at BYU, I run nearly every day, and listen to music constantly. I want to go into medical research because it's how I feel I can impact people the most effectively. I'm a scientist and a Mormon. Some people find that strange, but I think the laws of nature only prove further that He exists. Our "new discoveries" are just us uncovering the works of God. Learning is my passion...and the Church has so much to teach that there is always something more to learn about, no matter how long you have been a member.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe the Book of Mormon is true. I believe that we each have a specific purpose in this life, and this gospel has helped me to discover my purpose and true potential. I am just a kid. I love music and running, eating good food and hanging out with friends. I struggle with a lot of the same things as other people my age. But I know that these things are true, which is why I chose to serve a full-time mission for these short eighteen months. I'm out here to make the most of the Lord's time. I can testify that doing the little things is what makes me stronger every day. I believe strongly that we can choose to be happy, and following Christ's example is what helps me to make my own happily ever after.

How I live my faith

Right now I am a sister missionary serving in the Washington Everett Mission. Every day I represent Jesus Christ. We get to meet new people and invite them to learn about God's plan for us. When people accept this invitation, I see it change their very nature to become more like our Heavenly Father. There is nothing more incredible than living the gospel and helping others to do so as well. It's what I've always wanted-- to help others in a lasting way. Right now is the time I can dedicate all my time and energy to serving the Lord, and every day is the best day ever!

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon is pretty great! I absolutely love the standards it has taught me, especially in the world we live in today. This Gospel never changes, even though everything else around us does. My friends in high school always asked if I felt limited or deprived because of the things I "couldn't" do. I never saw it that way, though. I'm a very strong-minded person and don't like to be told what to do, and my beliefs made me an even stronger person, willing to stand up for what others didn't. Show more Show less