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Hi I'm Tanner

I grew up in Utah, I love Bosa Donuts, I'm a momma's boy, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Well Hello! My name is Tanner, I grew up in a nice suburb of Salt Lake City, I love to Snowboard, and wakeboard. I also love to go Razor Scootering down big hills. I love being in the mountains, in fact, my dream is to one day live in Park City Utah, yet I do have a place in my heart for Tempe Arizona. And most importantly, I love life.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I am Mormon you ask? Simple. Because being a Mormon means that I know that Christ's Church is here on the earth, COMPLETELY. And we're able to know more about our Savior Jesus Christ because, we have additional scriptures to truly prove that he IS the Christ. We have the Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, Pearl of Great Price, and even additional scripture that is given to us today by modern day Prophets. Today we are led by a Prophet named Thomas S. Monson. He leads the world by revelation given to him by God. JUST as in Bible times. And I know it because, as I apply the things that he asks us to, I can feel my Saviors love encompass me. I've seen other people take this same challenge, and apply it to their lives, and they also have come to know that it is exactly the way that God wants them to live. Really, HOW I became Mormon came long before I was born. I have ancestors who traveled thousands of miles because they read the Book of Mormon. Their lives have literally effected hundreds of lives today. Those who have stayed faithful for those generations have effected my life by staying true to the Faith. Yes I grew up a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. But something that is so clearly taught in the church is that we must come to know for ourselves and ask God in prayer. It's really between us and Him. Over time I have taken that challenge so many times and I know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. And all of this because I had ancestors brave enough to give up so much for the Lord. All because of a book, The Book of Mormon. I give that same challenge to any who have not read the Book of Mormon, read it and ask God if it's true. So, in short if someone were to have me explain why I am a Mormon in 3 words, I would say "Because, it's true."

How I live my faith

This is an interesting question and it's hard to answer how I live my faith. Because, my faith is not just when I am attending Church, or when I feel like I need to defend my faith. My Faith is a part of my life, it is woven into every part of me, without it I would not be the person I am. I am always looking for people who need something more in life because I have come to know that living the Gospel of Jesus Christ can help with any situation that may be hard, big or small it does not matter. That's what this life really is for... to find that we can experience joy even in hard times. This joy I feel is something I wish everyone can come to know. So everything I do in life has something to do with helping others experience this. Now I am not perfect in any way, many times I need to be reminded to focus on what's most important but applying a simple, yet so complex principle, Repentance, I know that I can always get to where I am supposed to be. Sometimes it's hard, but it is ALWAYS worth it.