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Hi I'm Taylor

I grew up in Indiana. I'm a homeschooler, a musician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Music has always been part of my life. Almost every genre has something I like: classical, jazz, pop, rock, latin, rap, reggae, new age. I enjoy playing any musical instrument, but so far I can only play piano, guitar, and drums. I was homeschooled until I finished high school. I began college at a normal public place, of course, which was different but good in its own way. Being homeschooled has provided me with a different perspective of life, and I've learned to enjoy my differences and accept other people's differences. It's the same principle as music: harmony is being different, together.

Why I am a Mormon

My close family is all members, so I was born a member. As I've followed the Lord, my testimony has been built piece by piece. Some parts, such as knowing the Book of Mormon is true, came as more of a realization -- I can't put my finger on a specific time I came to know that. Other parts, like the knowledge that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me, came at more definable points. But in every case, living by the Church's standards have always helped me grow, and experience strengthens my faith.

How I live my faith

I started teaching a class of primary kids (approx. ages 7-9) when I was 19. Teaching them each Sunday is something I always enjoy. It's not always easy, but it's worth it to help them learn how to pray & read the scriptures -- fundamental skills that will help them live more spiritual, practical and peaceful lives.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

No one is required to serve a mission. But a mission is a way to show gratitude to our Heavenly Father for what we have learned and share it with others. Because of this, members are encouraged to serve missions, usually beginning when they are about 19 - 21 years old. Full-time missionaries serve for 1.5 - 2 years and dedicate their time to serving and helping others to grow spiritually. Show more Show less