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Hi I'm Torie Sue

...a mother of 5, a military wife, and a modern-day Mormon Pioneer.

About Me

I love life. I love being a wife, a mother. Due to military life, we move a lot. I love to meet new people, learn new cultures & to explore new places. I love cooking, gardening, sewing, crafting, & beautifying my surroundings. I love to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, for it has truly filled my life with hope, purpose, joy & enthusiasm for the possibilities of each new day. I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as an adult. Serving a full-time mission in Sweden just a year after being baptized. I met my husband at BYU and was married in the Salt Lake City Temple almost 20 years ago! Finding the Gospel of Jesus Christ and becoming a member of His Church has filled my life will amazing blessings. After surviving a turbulent childhood, I feel so blessed to have found peace and a new life through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. A life where I know who I am, where I came from before I was born & what the purpose of this life is. Mostly, I'm grateful to know that I am not alone to find my way back to our Heavenly home. God is real, He loves each of us and does in fact answer our prayers. This I know.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up I was taught that the Mormon Church was a bad thing. I first met a Mormon family when I was 12. They were neighbors and I babysat for them. I loved to be in their home and they did not seem "bad". I moved away and over the following years met many "Mormons". For the most part, I found them to be very kind and loving people. As years past and opportunities arose I decided to learn for myself what these "Mormons" really believed. Everything I learned jsut felt right. It's a long story that spans over several years & many of what I considered miraculous experiences that I came to know that there was a God in Heaven, my Heavenly Father. That He cared about me and without doubt wanted me to be baptised. Becoming a Mormon 24 years ago was the BEST & most important decision that I have ever made. I have been so very blessed.

How I live my faith

I live my faith moment by moment by the choices I make. Growing up, church was just a Sunday thing. Now, I strive to be conscientious of how I fill my time. I striving to serve others, my family, my neighbors and share the amazing gifts I've been given.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Torie Sue
Among the many amazing things the missionaries taught me, the lesson that was most endearing to me was what they referred to as the "Plan of Happiness" or "Plan of Salvation". They taught me about where we came from before this life, what the purpose of this life is and where we go after this life. They taught me that husbands and wives could be married for not just "till death do we part", but truly forever. What they taught me rang true the first time I heard it and is what I believe every heart yearns for. Truly learning about the Gospel of Jesus Christ is like an enormous jigsaw puzzle. Every piece has a certain place and it all fits together and grows bigger and bigger until the whole picture comes into view and even then it there is still more. But the greatest thing of all is that the Lord does not want you to just take someone else’s word on something. He admonishes us to turn to Him and ask if what you're being taught is true. God does love us. He does guide us. The Scriptures teach us to ask in faith, James 15, the question is, are we willing to talk to Him, & listen with a desire to let Him lead? Show more Show less