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Hi I'm Tasia Landon

I'm a longboarder. I graduated from the Marriott School of Business. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from BYU's Marriott School of Business in April 2011. While I was at school, I was a cashier at the BYU Bookstore and the VP of Communications in the Women in Management Club. After I graduated, I did a marketing internship at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort. There, I did an enormous range of activites: management, manager's meetings, fiscal management, marketing, front desk, cleaning, recreation, kids club, and so on. After my internship, I lived at home for a while doing various jobs while preparing to serve my mission. I am currently on my mission in South Carolina! My hobbies are what make me who I am. I adore watching movies and I love reading! My favorite genre is distopian thriller (such as 1984, Atlas Shrugged, the Hunger Games, and so on). I love exploring new worlds and continually learning. I also love being active; my passion is longboarding, but I also love to hike, swim, lift weights, eliptical, aerobics, kickboxing, go on walks, and so many more things. I also love to scrapbook, make picture journals, cook, play the piano, and make things!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for so many reasons. I was lucky enough to be born into the Church, but I am not one to do things without understanding why. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church because it has the priesthood. The priesthood is the power of God on earth, and in our Church we have the authority to use that priesthood. The priesthood allows us to do so many wonderful things, such as baptism, confirmation, healings, priesthood blessings, and temple work. The priesthood allows me to be sealed to my family forever! I know that without a doubt, that this Church can be the only true one because of that priesthood authority. I am a Mormon because the Church teaches the gospel of Christ, which is faith in Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism by immersion, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end. This is the only way to truly come unto Christ and more fully access His Atonement. I love Christ and I know He loves me and wants me to be happy. The only way I'll truly be happy is if I follow these 5 steps and come unto Him.

How I live my faith

Right now I am living my faith serving an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I gave up relationships, my dream internship, and a chance to live in the same city as most of my friends for the opportunity to follow the Lord's personal direction for me, and serve a mission. The mission is hard and the rules are strict, but I am so happy learning more about the gospel and about Christ. I can't wait to help others come unto Christ and to help them find happiness and purpose!

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Tasia Landon
The temple is the house of the Lord. It is a quiet, reverant, and sacred place. When we attend the temple we receive personal revelation, feel the Holy Ghost, and come closer to Christ. We do a lot of work in the temple. All of the work we do is for the salvation of souls. All must go through the temple and receive this work for themselves, but afterwards they do this work for others. This work, for the most part, is proxy work for the dead. We believe that as we do this work, the spirits on the other side of this life are being taught by missionaries and have the chance to accept the gospel and the work done for them or to reject that work. They are free to use their own agency, or ability to choose. We are greatly instructed in the temple; there we learn eternal truths that bring us closer to Christ. We invite all to become worthy to enter the temple. We desire everyone to be baptized and come to the temple. The reason many are not allowed in is because they are not baptized and are not worthy to enter the temple. Because it is the house of God, we only want those who are worthy to enter it. The truths we learn are sacred and we do not desire them to be shared with those who cannot apppreciate them, are not worthy to hear them, or will be condemned by God for not following the principles taught. That temple is an amazing place and I love going there! Show more Show less