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Hi I'm Tess

I am from Idaho and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with my family all as active members. I am currently serving an 18 month mission in Canada as a representative of Jesus Christ. My hobbies include playing sports especially volleyball and golf and being active. I love camping, hiking, and basically anything you can do outdoors. I love snowboarding. I love baking especially pastries and I decorate cakes for a profession. I have my own cake decorating business that I put on hold to go out and serve a mission. I am planning on opening up my own cake shoppe when I graduate from college. I am passionate about music and playing it on the piano. Expressing myself through piano playing is one of the things that brings me immense joy. The reason I put my desires and goals on hold for a mission is that I can help others reach their goals especially by coming unto Christ. I love this gospel more than anything in the entire world. It brings so much joy, peace, comfort, and guidance in my life. I can feel my Heavenly Father's love for me as I continue to follow His gospel and strive to worthily live with Him once again.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that these things I learn about are true. I have felt that they are true. I get a warm happy feeling and I get excited about everything I learn. This church keeps me safe from the bad things in the world and protects me. Through this church I am given comfort that my Heavenly Father truly loves me for me and me as an individual. This church helps me know that I will always be with my family for eternity. Every struggle and trial I have experienced throughout my life has been difficult but the only way I was and am able to overcome these things is by turning to my Savior and asking for His help. By remembering His Atonement I am edified and made stronger every time I turn to Him. I am a Mormon because I become closer to my Heavenly Father and Savior each day I live in this gospel and it is the only and true way for me to live in my Father's presence again.

How I live my faith

I live my faith with obedience and try to abide by the church. I am not perfect in anyway but I try to become a better person and improve myself each day. I try to be an example to those around and always strive to help others I see in need. Whenever there is a service activity available I make sure to participate and help out with it. I strive to read the scriptures and pray daily and gain insight and learn more from what I read. Because of the blessings God promises us by committing and keeping His commandments I strive to follow them each and every day.