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Hi I'm Taylor.

I'm a wife, I'm a student, I'm a convert, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Freshman at Utah Valley University, where I'm studying to be a Social Worker so I can be in a position to help and provide resources to those in need. Having not always been a member of the LDS Church, I know what life can be like in many capacities, and I want to share my experiences with others in similar positions. I love to be outdoors, especially in the summertime. I love hiking, walking, star-gazing and ceramics. When I'm not outdoors I love to read and write. Mostly, I love spending time with my family!

Why I am a Mormon

My first sixteen years of life I was raised in Missouri and Kansas, not a member of the Church. I didn't even remember it existed most of the time. I made some really poor choices as a teenager, which led to me moving to Oklahoma to stay with my Aunt and Uncle to straighten myself out. After being in Oklahoma with my family there for one month, I knew something was different. I knew that they were tighter knit than my own family back home, and they were happier with life; and I wanted to be happy too. So, I began meeting with the Missionaries, and even though I remained skeptical at first, as soon as I learned of the Plan of Salvation, I was sure that I was in the presence of something far greater to myself, and I was baptized on December 22, 2007 in Oklahoma. Then, on June 11th, 2011 I was sealed for time and all eternity to my wonderful husband in the Bountiful Utah Temple, another one of the happiest days of my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day. As a convert and as someone with a desire to learn, I thirst for knowledge about my beliefs all the time. I am constantly in search of more reasons why I became an LDS member in the first place, a choice I still love. I live my faith by example, I guess. Being a wife and a college student I don't always have time to do hardcore sharing of the Gospel all the time, but I try to be an example of what I believe everyday through my actions, my words and my dress. I try to let others see the same light in me that I saw in my family years ago. I can also live my faith by studying the scriptures with my husband, paying our tithes and offerings, and attending the Temple and Church activities with my husband.