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Hi I'm Marissa Tolman

I grew up in Utah. I love to smile. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to create things. I love to smile and be happy. I just finished my associates degree in gen eds. I am currently working while preparing to serve a mission. I love to laugh and make other people smile. I enjoy gardening and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I think God put us in the families that we are in on purpose. He did in my case for sure. I don't think I would be where I am at today if my brother hadn't passed away. I had to rethink why I was a member of the church. It was hard. I learned that I am a child of God and that He does love me. I learned that families are forever and that even though my brother was gone, he wasn't. I could be with him again and I would see him again. I learned that my Savior really did die for me and that He really does want me to come home to our Father. And through His love my sins can be gone forever. I learned about my identity as a daughter of a Heavenly King. I learned to love my Father.

How I live my faith

I grew up going to church and living in the gospel. I have always done it. I didn't realize that going was not the same as participating. Now I participate. I go to church ready to help someone else and to feel the spirit. One of the opportunities that I have in my life is that I try to be happy. I work with a lot of people and my favorite thing to do is make them smile. It is my way of helping them feel their Savior's love for them.