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Hi I'm Tiffany

I am a kid raising, garden growing, cupcake loving, homeschooling, wife and mother of 5.

About Me

I have been married for 23 years, to a hard working man, who loves God. My 3 oldest children have left home to attend college and other pursuits, they are 19, 20 & 22. My daughter 19 will be getting married in the temple in May. My son, 20, will be leaving on a mission to Denver, Colorado in May. I am working on raising my last two children ages 8 and 15. I spend a lot of time with them, now that I just started homeschooling them. My family is the most important thing to me in the whole world. I enjoy working in my garden. I am taking on a big challenge and writing a book. I just love a challenge. And yes, I indulge in a cupcake or two, especially if they are chocolate. I love poetry, and my kids will tell you, I'm all about decorating for holidays. I'm making family traditions, my children can pass onto my grandchildren. I spend every Tuesday at our church building, working on finding my ancestors, to fill out my family tree. I love genealogy and tracing my family roots.

Why I am a Mormon

There is a peace the gospel brings into your life, when you discover the truth. Some people search all their lives for purpose, for truth, for direction. Some stay lost in that search and some find things to numb the sadness of unanswered questions. What I have found is all answers to life, big or small can be found in living the gospel of Jesus Christ. One of the greatest blessings is that we have the restored teachings of Christ's true church, set up as he set it up when he lived upon the earth. We know what temples are for. Remember Christ in the temple? We know families can be together forever through temple marriage. Our marriages do not end until death do us part, but are extended into eternity. What is sealed on earth by proper priesthood authority in Gods temple is also sealed in heaven. Because my family is so important to me. Being sealed to them is one of the greatest blessings in my life. If I had to say why I am Mormon in one sentence it would be." I am Mormon because it is the truth, and I have learned more here in this church, than in any other place in the world." It had to be pretty important to me, if I am writing this for you, a total stranger. I challenge you, look into it....you will be amazed at what you find. Oh, by the way, I am praying for you, even though I don't know you. When I close my eyes, I can almost see you. I love a challenge, as I said before, don't you? Go ahead, take the plunge!

How I live my faith

I'm a ward missionary. You may ask "what is a ward?" It is what we call our congregation. We have more than one in an area, so we classify them by name. For example: (Tampa first ward). My assignment, which we identify as a "calling" is to share my faith with people I meet in my area. I just love this calling. It adds so much joy to my life, to share what has made me so happy in my life. I am also a visiting teacher. The name is a great description. We are assigned a companion, a friend from church to go with us to visit a few other sweet ladies in our ward. We minister to their needs and teach them a message once a month. I have gained so many precious friendships this way. I also love that I can serve others this way. Everyone in our flock is cared for by visiting teachers. No one needs to be lonely or struggle alone. We are a family. I also teach sometimes in a Sunday school class for new members. I really like this. I get to see people progress and grow in the gospel, and I see their lives transformed, and become so happy and hopeful. The remainder of my time I spend rearing my children in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Showing them a path to a life filled with peace. Not as the world gives, but the way the Lord provides. Being a mother is a sacred responsibility to me. And I Cherish this role above all others.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Well, I love this question. Because the answer makes sense to me. You don't have to take another persons word for it. You can get your own personal answer from your father in heaven. If you sincerely study out, and learn about the church, and The Book of Mormon, then you can kneel in confidence, and ask with a sincere heart , if the church is true. If you listen closely, you feel the answer. It will be a sweet, sometimes a warm feeling. An assurance and peace, that only the Holy Ghost can give.You may have already felt the Holy Ghost as you have read today. It feels like hope, comfort, and happiness. It is telling you that what you are reading is true. you are receiving your own witness of the truth. Show more Show less