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Hi I'm Jacob Taylor

I live in Arizona. I love filming/editing skateboarding videos, taking pictures,indie music, and making new friends. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my life, friends, family, and this church. I enjoy skateboarding and it's all I can think about when I'm not in church or seminary class. My favorite thing to do is film skating and to edit skate videos. My favorite kind of music genre is Indie and some of my favorites bands are Lydia, Longclaws, Memoryhouse, Pepper Rabbit, etc. I do draw, but that hobby is slowly slipping away from me. I like making others smile and making them feel worth something. If you want to know more, message me.

Why I am a Mormon

From the time I turned 8 and 15, the church unfortunately grew less important to me and I hadn't been doing what I was suppose to until around my 16th birthday. I now understand my purpose on the earth and the importance of it. I cannot imagine what I would be doing without the gospel. Everything I have was given to me by Christ, my skateboard, camera, friends, family, scriptures, and even my seminary teachers. All of which I had taken for granted at one point. I see things in life differently, i see mt friends as more than just friends but also as brothers and sisters and I want nothing more for them but happiness and for them to know where they stand and who they represent and that they are loved. The church makes me feel all of the characteristics you could ask for in life: love, peace, comfort, acceptance, care, mercy, close friendship, etc. You can just really feel the love everyone in the ward has for you, whether you are really close or not, they don't judge you or leave you out. Christ always has his arms stretched forth toward us and we are instruments in his hands. The people in the church really can express this to you.

How I live my faith

I read and study my scriptures as thorough as I can. I absolutely love going to seminary and learning as much as possible from my teacher, Brother Wade. I know I could never learn or grow spiritually as much as I have without prayer, scripture study, the power of repentance, friends and family.. and lastly without making mistakes, I wouldn't be in the same spiritual state of mind as I am now. I truly am blessed. I try to be nice to everyone, I know I'm not perfect, but that doesn't mean I can't be! In the bible it reads "The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments." (Habakkuk 3:19). My favorite scripture is Moroni 7:48 where it tells us to pray with all the energy of heart. I've applied this to my life and I've practiced prayer. It's something very special in mine and everyone's own lives that we shouldn't take advantage of. Christ DOES listen to us, but what good is our prayer to him if we just go back to our worldly activities without pondering our thoughts and trying to listen to Heavenly Father's answers to us? That is something I have struggled with in the past. Everyone has. I want to be like Jesus. He is the one and only perfect example we have the privilege to follow on this Earth today and forever. I know he lives and I know he is the Only Begotten Son of God. He is our Savior and Redeemer. Thomas S. Monson is a true Prophet of God, today. Christ did die and atone for our sins and through him and his plan, we can live with Heavenly Father once again. We are so blessed to have temples and church buildings all over the world for us all to use and grow close to. I am so grateful for the friends and family I have in my life and I'm so happy that Joseph Smith restored the church so that we could all have the opportunity to be saved. I know these things to be true and I say this in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.