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Hi I'm Tina

I grew up in Utah and recently relocated to Nevada, with my family, to work as a Home Health nurse. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a wife to an amazing, yet not perfect, husband and mom to 3 high energy boys. I spend my time loving and enjoying my family. I do not enjoy cooking but enjoy partaking of the amazing dinners my husband makes for our family. My favorite time of the day is having dinner every night with my guys. I love game night with friends and family, barbecues, camp outs, reading books by Tracy Hunter Abramson, listening to my children tell stories, listening to my son play the clarinet, and date nights with my husband. I am never happier than when I am spending time with them. I grew up playing any sport I could possibly play and whether I was good or bad it didn't matter, I loved them all and still do. I love having "Girl's Nights" with Friends and Sisters-in-law. I grew up with no sisters and have no daughters so I enjoy the female bonding time. I love doing spontaneous trips/stay-cations with my family and extended family. There is no more beautiful gift from my maker than that of the beautiful Utah mountains, red rock formations, and Utah's lakes, rivers and streams. I work full time outside of my home. I am a Registered Nurse for a home health company. My dream is to stay home with my boys and be a homemaker and wife. My reality is not what I dreamed it would be, but we are trying to make the best of it. My boys have been given special challenges in this life and their dad stays home to be available for them. It may not be my ideal, but it is my reality.

Why I am a Mormon

I am member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by choice. I was born into a family where my parents were already members of the church, so I was taught the gospel from birth. My mother was a single mom from the time I was two until I was six. I vividly remember her teaching us the stories of Jesus from the Book of Mormon and Bible. She related everything in life to the Savior. She taught my brothers and I to love God, to love each other, and to serve our fellow men. She taught us tolerance and unconditional love. Then the time came when I had to discover for myself why I wanted to be a member of this church. During my teenage years my mother and father, who remarried when I was 6 almost 7 yrs old, became inactive in the church. In order to deal with my parent's choice and that of my brothers I began to go to church for 6 hours each Sunday. I would attend in my own ward and then in my best friends ward. My testimony of the gospel and love for the savior grew. I decided at that time that I would remain close to my Savior and choose the right in my life. I decided that I would live by the values taught in my young women's group: Faith, Divine Nature, Individual Worth, Knowledge, Choice and Accountability, Good Works, and Integrity. I determined at the age of 16 that I would be the woman God wanted me to be. I promised myself I would be a woman of virtue, I would abstain from alcohol, tobacco, use of pro-fain language, and premarital relations. I committed to myself that I would serve a mission for the church, I would marry in the temple, and that I would live worthily to meet my Savior at his second coming. There have been times in my adult life where I became discouraged and have allowed Satan to stand in my way. Through the love of my family, dear friends, and neighbors those times were made lighter as I felt of their love and strength. They shared with me their testimonies and allowed me to lean on them as I found my way back to Christ.

How I live my faith

I am blessed to have been born into a family who were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I was taught from a very young age about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I chose to become a baptized member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have been given many opportunities to serve members of my community, neighborhood, and ward through my service in my church. I have been blessed to work with the Cub Scout program in the Wolf and Bear Dens, 8 and 9 year old boys, in different cities in Utah at different points in my life. I have been able to work with the teenage girls, 12-18 years old, and learned so much about youthful innocence and how old I really am. I thought I had died and gone to heaven when I had the privilege of working with girls. I am surrounded by boys in my everyday life. My busiest and most endearing time was spent working with the little children ages 18 months to 11 years old. What an honor to work with God's perfect little ones. I have never laughed or cried so hard. I never thought I would enjoy planning and presenting lessons about Jesus to 100+ children. I am amazed and in awe of their wisdom and love. I spent 18 months as a missionary for my church when I was 21 years old. I went to Montreal Quebec, Canada, French speaking. Amazing time in my life. Serving the people of Montreal was an indescribable joy and an experience I will treasure forever. I attend church each Sunday with members of my community and neighborhood. I get to learn about Christ and his plan for us as the other members share with me their testimonies and stories from the scriptures. I love being able to devote one day each week to my Savior, Jesus Christ, and to my family. Right now I am a teacher for the 5/6 year old boys and girls in Sunday School. I love it!