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Hi I'm Lovetta Thomson

I am a member of the Tampa Terrace, Florida Ward, and I am exceedingly glad to be a member of The LDS Church.

About Me

I am married with a daughter and 2 grand children. I have a Master's in Information Technology from American Inter-Continental University, in Weston, Florida; a Bachelor's in Business Administration from the University of Liberia, West Africa; and an Associate degree in Paralegal Studies from South University, West Palm Beach, Florida. My professional background is very diverse and as such, I have worked in several different disciplines as a Paraprofessional; Research Analyst; Legal Research, Editing and Publishing; Medical Billing and Purchasing, etc, etc. However, I did enjoy working briefly on a contractual basis (6 months) in 2008 with the government of Liberia; specifically assigned to the Minister of State Without Portfolio, Republic of Liberia. During that time, I also worked with the Government Management Assistance Program (GEMAP) on organizing the Mid-term Evaluation Process and as a Program Assistant for the National Port Authority Reform Secretariat after the Liberian civil war came to a climax. I also enjoyed running my own charitable organization that focused on disabled youths in Paynesville Liberia. Today, I enjoy the time I spend with my family, especially with my beloved grand children, who mean the world to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my conviction regarding the doctrine, teachings, covenants and historical findings of the church is unequivocally solid. My personal experience and relationship with God, reinforced with the values instilled in me by the church is a living testament that THE CHURCH IS TRUE!

How I live my faith

Emulating Christ-like characteristics in our daily lives is a desire most believers aspired. However, I can affirm that with the heavenly father's constant presence and guidance in my life, I look forward to living every day with love and generosity toward all God's children in spite whatever limitations and inadequacies I am faced with.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Lovetta Thomson
The Word of Wisdom gives us the instruments to uphold our bodies as the temple of God. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Lovetta Thomson
Being a Mormon is experiencing that constant joy, warmth and knowledge of knowing that our Heavenly Father is always present, available and accessible to us. Show more Show less

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

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The Book of Mormon is an extension of the Biblical findings, prophecies and historical records . Joseph Smith obtain the Plates through a revelation. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

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Mormons help all of mankind. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Lovetta Thomson
Not necessarily, but it is very rewarding in that Christ admonished all believers to go and teach all the nations about his gospel. Show more Show less

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

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He suffered for the remission of our sins. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Lovetta Thomson
The authority to Baptize is important because it carries with it the responsibility of acting on behalf of our Heavenly Father and to be spiritually prepared to preach the Gospel of Repentance and Baptism. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

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Mormon women are good mothers and nurturers of their families. Show more Show less

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Lovetta Thomson
The role of the husband and wife is to raise productive future leaders and to secure for their families stable environment Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Lovetta Thomson
By constantly praying, keeping the commandments and being cognizant of the doctrine of Jesus Christ in our lives. Show more Show less

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

Lovetta Thomson
Mormon lifestyle is Christ-like. Prayer, family tides and constant supplication with the Lord take precedence over all things. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Lovetta Thomson
Reading the Book of Mormon keeps the individual morally and spiritually focused. Show more Show less