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Hi I'm Tanisha Workman

I grew up in Texas. I love to talk to people and I love to cook. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey Y'all! My name is Tanisha and I am currently a college student living away from home. I absolutely love music, reading, and cooking. I grew up with a mom that catered so much time was spent in the kitchen learning and growing together and serving others through food! It's really cool to make up new recipes and throw things together! One of my favorite things to do is experiment with food! I also very much love to bake (mostly cakes and cupcakes) and enjoy making treats for friends and family! I love that food brings people together and can allow people to spend quality time together laughing and playing. I am currently studying Social Work at my University. I go to school full time, work part time and try to have a social life. I grew up in Texas in a family of five, being the only girl. In junior high, I played basketball and volleyball. In high school, I focused much of my attention on my grades and service opportunities. I was in the PALs (peer assistance leadership) program, in NHS (national honor society) and served much in my church. I am a very quiet person until I become really comfortable around you. I would rather hang out with a small group of friends than attend a party. When I get the chance I still love to play volleyball or basketball with my friends and continue to root for my favorite basketball team the San Antonio Spurs!

Why I am a Mormon

Both of my parents grew up in the church. Neither of their families were active, but they went to church when they weren’t spending Sundays with their families. They grew up in the church but having a lot of questions. They made a decision based on a good feeling and job opportunity for my father. My parents moved us to Texas. The Lord had His hand in that decision. When we moved, we were alone on the other side of the country, no home, no friends, no family. Nothing but what we could pack up in our minivan and small car and each other. It was in Texas that we met two widowed elderly sister missionaries and the great people of the church. Our lives were turned around forever. We took missionary discussions and were helped by the members of the local ward and many after that one. We found the elderly Sister missionaries that would be patient enough with us to teach and answer questions. The Lord was watching over my family. This is where we were supposed to end up. Without the move to Texas, I’m not sure where I would be right now. The Lord knew what we needed, both physically and spiritually, and He was there playing His part, showing His love and kindness through this experience. I am a Mormon because I love Jesus Christ and know that His gospel is true. THIS is His gospel. I know Heavenly Father has a plan for all of His children, giving us the chance to become like Him and live as eternal families. I love the guidance, love and help He gives all of us in our lives. I feel His love and approval when I follow His commandments and gospel.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith every day in all that I do, say, watch, post, listen to, etc. It is very much a part of who I am and why I act the way I act. It draws me closer to those around me and allows me to have love and charity for those around me. I live my faith through visiting and caring for the group of women in my church (who are like my sisters). We gain a close relationship and rely on each other when we can't go through things alone. I also love to talk to people, listening to what they have to say and doing those things that will help them through their struggles. I mostly live my faith by trying my best to follow the Lord's commandments and being a tool he can use to help those around me. I try my best to serve and care about everyone, because I know we are all children of God. And He loves each and every one of us.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Tanisha Workman
Families are central to God's plan for each of us and we focus greatly on this. Being a Mormon allows us to gain close, cohesive and joyful relationships with our families. We strengthen this relationship by having personal and family prayer and scriptures study, attending church weekly, being involved in church organizations (i.e. scouts, youth programs, sports teams, etc.),spending time together each Monday for Family Home Evening, and bonding together on a regular basis by spending time with each other. We know that our Heavenly Father has a plan for us and the earth. We follow the gospel of Jesus Christ and try to keep God's commandments. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Tanisha Workman
God gave his people prophets during biblical times. He used them to teach his gospel, spread truth, teach repentance and forgiveness. He sent these prophets because He loved His children. I know that God continues to love His children today. He sends us prophets on the earth today just as He did then so that we can have a guide and a direct communication with Him. Thomas S. Monson is our prophet on the earth today and he leads his fellow brothers and sisters into a happy and peaceful life when we choose to follow the Lord's teachings. Show more Show less