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Hi I'm Taeseon, 태선

I'm an aspiring attorney with a willing heart to serve my country, South Korea. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. I am currently studying at Brigham Young University and aiming to be an attorney someday. I am passionate about helping others to be better. I also like doing things that inspire and motivate to use the talents and abilities that are gifted to me. Some of the examples are: singing and photography. They calm me down and help me set aside unnecessary things in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

The fact that I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints means a lot to me. Since I was born into an active Mormon family, I was baptized to be an official member of the Church when I was eight; Mormons do not baptize infants, so I had to wait. I am very grateful for the decision that my parents made, or rather, I made (I am sure that they would respect my choice even if I chose not to do so.). I was privileged to be able to see my parents' deeds to follow Christ's examples and they taught us in accordance with it as well. The Spirit confirmed to me that it is the path that I am supposed to walk on. I gained hope and faith that I will be with my family as well as God the Father and Jesus Christ for time and eternity. I know that God the Father lives and knows all of his children better than anyone else. He has restored his church which is the only true church on earth through the prophet Joseph Smith.

How I live my faith

The center of my faith is in the Atonement of Christ. I believe that that is the only way to overcome the countless weaknesses that I have. I believe that because of the power of the infinite atonement, we may be perfected and be like God as we do our part. How I do my part is observing the commandments of God as much as I can, in accordance with teachings of the prophets and apostles. The commandments include charity, honesty, kindness, reverence (some of them that I consider to be important) as well as The Ten commandments, the law of tithing, and so forth. The Spirit of the Lord always instructs and guides me to look for the righteousness.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Taeseon, 태선
If you have this question in your mind, perhaps, God is trying to help you learn one of the most important things in your life. That curiousity probably comes from the fact that the Bible has a huge role in this world. As the Bible does, the Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon is a record from an ancient civilization in American continent, just like the Bible was written in the Middle East. Incredibly, they also knew and believed in Christ as their Savior and God had given them prophets to prophesy about the Messiah to come. Those prophecies were being written in the "Golden Plates" until the civilization was destroyed by their iniquities and wickedness. In 1823, Joseph Smith was led by an angel whose name was Moroni to where the "Golden Plates" were buried. Faith in that Joseph Smith was able to translate the plates into modern language by the power of God is essential to know that the Church of Jesus Christ has been restored back to the earth. In fact, the reason that I have chosen to be "religious" is also because I have read the Book of Mormon and I do not deny what I have learned and felt from it. My dear friend, all you need is to open up the Book of Mormon and read and think about what it really means to you. And don't forget to pray. If you don't feel anything at the first time, then read it again, and ask Him why you can't. I believe that God will answer your sincere prayer, as He did it to me. Show more Show less