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Hi I'm Bruce Taggart

I grew up in Utah. I spent my career in the candy industry. I have 6 children and 25 grandchildren. I am a mormon.

About Me

I have been married for 45 years, am the father of 6 and the grandfather of 25. I have spent most of my working career in the candy industry. I love hiking, camping, most things in the out of doors, athletics and spending time with my family. I grew up in a family of 11 children. I get great satisfaction from serving other people. I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my entire life and appreciate the stability the church has added to my life. I married my childhood sweetheart and she continues to be the love of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints my entire life. Growning up a member, I too reached a point in my life when I needed to know for myself that the gospel of Jesus Christ was true. In my youth I took the challenge found in Moroni 10 of the Book of Mormon and humbly asked my Father in Heaven to help me to know if the gospel was true. That answer has been confirmed to my soul many times over the years. The gospel anchors my life. I know that a loving Father in Heaven has given us a plan of happiness. As we are obedient to gospel principles and continue to strive to keep the commandments, happiness and joy come into our lives. I know that my Savior, Jesus Christ, lives and that he knows me and loves me personally. I know that he is the only Begotten of the Father and that through His atoning blood we can repent, be forgiven and have the hope to live again in the presence of our Father in Heaven. I love the scriptures and am so grateful that God loves us today. Because he loves us, he has provided living prophets and apostles on the earth today to give us guidance and direction to help us navigate the minefields of life. I testify that Joseph Smith was and is a prophet. I know that we too can find our own sacred grove so to speak and receive the spiritual confirmation of the truthful of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. My life is rich and blessed because of my membership and particularly my daily activity in the gospel. I know it is true!

How I live my faith

My faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ along with the doctrines of his gospel guide my life. I am who I am today because of the gospel of Jesus Christ. My beliefs have become my way of life. I strive evey day to smile and say hello to someone I have not met. I enjoy interacting and being around people of all walks of life. I have found that as I strive to be faithful in saying my prayers, study my scriptures and earnestly striving to keep the commandments, life goes smoother and it is easier to be happy. I look for opportunities to serve others because of the joy such service brings to my life. My activity in the church has helped me and my wife raise 6 children who are now all productive adults in society. Each of them has children of their own and are continuing the cycle of raising a righteous posterity by teaching them that true happiness comes only as we keep the commandments and live as the Lord would have us do. I find peace and joy in a troubled world as I strive to become more Christlike and follow his teachings.