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Hi I'm Toni

I am from Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. I am a student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in New Mexico where I watched hot air balloons out my front door. I am now on a mission for the Church in St. Petersburg, Russia. I was in college in Utah to become a registered dietitian before my mission and will continue when I get back. I love hiking, camping, and backpacking. My family lives near a lake so we love boating, tubing, and wake boarding all summer long.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member my entire life, but that doesn't mean that I don't know that it is true. My parents didn't force it upon me. I stay because I know it's true. I have watched as my dear friends have gone after drugs or immorality and have ended up sad and broken. I have even watched as family members gave up what they knew was right. I stay because it makes me happy. I am not a captive of addictions or thoughts. I am surrounded by things that only make me happy and people who love me and help me to improve a little at a time. I feel a purpose in waking up in the morning, I feel like I can and will accomplish something everyday, and I don't feel overwhelmed with my slow progression. I am working towards a better me, and I am motivated to continue moving forward because I know that I am loved by a Heavenly Being.

How I live my faith

I am living my faith in a very special way right now. I am a missionary in St. Petersburg, Russia. My purpose is to invite others to come unto Christ. I teach others who Jesus Christ is and help them come to understand His love for them. We come unto Chirst by obeying His commandments and performing certain ordinances (rites or rituals, like baptism). I have the amazing opportunity right now to devote my time to helping others find true happiness.