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Hi I'm Teagan

I'm a son, a brother, and a good old Idaho Boy and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Idaho and have the wonderful opportunity to be the only son with 3 sisters. I am currently serving a full time mission in the Massachusetts Boston Mission and I am loving every minute of it! I love the outdoors and the beauty of each mountain sunset and to feel of God's love for me as I am out enjoying the beautiful creations He has made and the peace given each day. I love to spend time hunting, fishing and sharing many laughs with my family, and creating many wonderful memories. I am greatful for all of life's trials that we have because it is a tool that God uses to shape us into the person that He wants us to become. I have learned that you can find a blessing in even the tough situations.... sometimes it takes a whole lot of searching. I have learned and have grown a ton as I have been serving. A lesson that a football coach told me has really stuck. "You have three choices that you make each and every day... Are you going to feel good or feel bad, build up or tear down, win or lose." With the Gospel of Jesus Christ it makes it possible for us to feel good, build up and win. It is up to me to decide the outcome.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church but I still had to decide for myself if this was truly for me. I had wanted to serve a mission but I felt that I should really know for myself that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints really was Jesus Christ's church. I went to church and went through the motions my whole life and now was a time that I needed a sure answer. I knew that I couldn't live off of my family's testimony and beliefs, I had to gain my own for myself. I knew that it had to come from my Heavenly Father, and I know that the answer would be personal to me. I trusted that it would come, but I didn't know when. I had a prayer in my heart and I continued on with my life. I then had the most peaceful feeling fall upon me and I knew that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was indeed Christ's church, and that Joseph Smith was called of God to restore the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I had never felt such a peace and clarity before. I knew that my Heavenly Father had cared about me enough that He answered my prayer. I have felt and seen His hand in my life and have received many tender mercies from Him when I needed them most. He has helped me and comforted me. I have been eternally blessed because of this gospel. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. I know that our Heavenly Father listens to and answers His childrens prayers. I know that I am a child of God. I have been blessed to live in a HAPPY HOME and I have had a wonderful family supporting me my whole life. I know that answers to prayers come in many ways. I know that I have been sent here to earth to be happy. I know that we are all examples and lights to all around us... it may take another person to be the light needed to brighten someones day. I love this gospel and the peace, joy, and love that comes with it. These are some of the reasons that I have chosen to be a MORMON.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities to be around others. I have seen that we are most happy when we are out serving others. As I have grown up throughout my life and day to day, I have learned that life can be fun. I have found that it it when I am forgetting about myself and serving others I see that my character has changed and I am HAPPY. I have Lerned that we can all be HEROs Humble Example Re-building Others "People are away from focusing on themselves and are looking to you for help. You DO your BEST and because you CARE, you help them realize the STRENGTH that comes from the TIME spent with you." I am so happy to be blessed each day and I love the chances that I get to make someone else smile, and to help make their day a little bit better. It just takes a little bit of searching and effort on my part. I know that I can be happy.... I just need to choose to be.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Teagan
The Book of Mormon is another witness that Jesus is the Christ. It is evidence of God's love for us. By praying to know of the truth we will come to a knowledge that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is Restored to the earth once more. By using it hand in hand with the Bible, we will know of the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It helps answer the questions of..... "Where did I come from? Why am I here? What is going to happen to me after I die?" It will strengthen your relationship with God and with a knowledge that Jesus Christ is your personal Savior and Redeemer. Even though the record of the Book of Mormon is an ancient volume of scripture, it can be applied to each one of us. When you read it, no matter how many times, you will learn something new each time. It is true, all it takes is a desire to know, some work and faith on our part, and praying and asking if it is true. By doing so, you will receive your own personal belief that it is true and that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored back to the earth. You will also realize that your Heavenly Father has a specific and personal plan for you. He wants us to be happy. The Book of Mormon can bring into your life Heavenly Peace and Happiness. Read, Ponder, and Pray and let our Heavenly Father do the rest. Show more Show less