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Hi I'm Tori

I am a university student studying neuroscience and have been recently called to serve a mission in Japan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I currently am a sophomore in college studying neuroscience and minoring in environmental science hoping to pursue a future career in medicine. I love to travel, run, and play guitar and piano. I was just called to serve a mission in Japan and am excited to spend the next year and a half of my life serving the Lord and teaching the gospel that I love so much and know to be true.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born in the church, there comes a time when your really have to decide for yourself if the church is true and if you have been converted. Growing up I had relied on my parent's testimonies of the gospel and its truth, but as a teenager I had to make a choice on my own if I had a personal testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I never had a grand revelatory experience where I suddenly realized the church was true. I just received simple, but powerful feelings that of course the church was true and that I had known it all along. The gospel has blessed my life in so many ways and has made me so happy. The gospel is the reason I am who I am today and is the reason that I live everyday trying to become a better person than I was yesterday. I know that God has a plan for us and loves us so much that He has provided a way to return back to Him through His son, our brother and friend, Jesus Christ and His sacrifice for every single one of our sins. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is God's true church on the earth and contains the fulness of the restored gospel. I love it with all my heart and I am so grateful every day that I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I think the best way to live your faith is by offering your talents as services. I have played piano since the age of six, so a way that I participate in my ward and in past wards is by serving as the ward pianist. Even though it's a fairly simple calling, I do my part to contribute to the ward by bringing a spirit of reverence to church meetings. It's important to me that I try to always live my faith in everything I do. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it is my duty to stand as a witness of Jesus Christ at all times, in all things and in all places and I strive to live my life that way and to be an example of the values that I believe so strongly in.