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Hi I'm Tiffany

I am a proud Californian, sassy redhead, marriage and family enthusiast, and music aficionado. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Tiffany, and I am awesome! I served in the Taiwan Taipei Mission. I am from the beautiful, sunshine state of California. I absolutely love and adore my family! My goal in life is to become a mother—one of the greatest callings here on earth. It is my hope that my knowledge about marriage and family will allow for me to have much success. My hobbies include but are not limited to spending time with my family, incessantly laughing, cooking, playing the piano, singing, running, cycling, soccer, working out, camping, reading good books, and chess. I am so grateful for our Heavenly Father's Plan of Happiness and the knowledge I have that families can be together forever. It is my goal and my desire to help couples and families who are struggling with this concept to obtain the most from our Father’s Plan of Happiness. I also believe in the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman and will continue to be a strong advocate of that cause for the rest of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon is MY CHOICE. Despite the fact that I consider myself to be quite wise, I have not always made the wisest of choices. I have made plenty of mistakes. I have personally felt the sorrow, the ache, and extreme misery that my sins brought about on myself and on others. I have felt the bitter darkness. Nonetheless, I have felt of the peace, comfort, wholeness, and joy that the Atonement brought in my life as I humbled myself and repented of my sins. It was at this point in my life that I had come to a true and undeniable understanding of the Atonement and the blessings of the Gospel. This is the miracle of the Gospel - the peace, joy, comfort,and wholeness that ANYONE can experience by coming unto Christ. I choose to be a Mormon because I know that Jesus is the Christ. I know that He is my Savior. I know that through His Atonement we can all be healed. I know that He lives. I know that He is ever extending His mercy towards us. I know that God, the Father, and His son, Jesus Christ, appeared to Joseph Smith in 1820 as he humbly knelt in prayer before the Lord. I know that the Lord restored His Gospel through his prophet, Joseph Smith. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament that Christ came, that He lives, and that He will come again. I also know that “a man would get neared to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.” I have experienced this for myself. I know that the Gospel is true with all my heart. And this is WHY I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through my actions. I constantly "strive" (I'm not perfect, dang it!) to act and respond as Christ would. I seek especially to share of the joy that the Gospel has brought to my life with all those around me. I delight in sharing my time, energy, and talents (piano, organ, singing, cooking, etc.) to bless the lives of the members and non-members that I come in contact with. I also delight in missionary work in my everyday life, especially as I am able to witness the miracle of the Atonement bless and heal my family and friend's lives. I am living my faith today by choosing to serve as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Taipei, Taiwan for 18 months so that many of Heavenly Father's children can hear the message of Christ and His restored Gospel. I live my faith because it not only blesses those around me, but my life as well.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Tiffany
Our church is centered on Jesus Christ. Therefore, when missionaries visit a home, their message will be centered on Christ. It may include: God, the nature of God, Jesus Christ and His Atonement, families and the eternal nature of families, God's plan for us - the Plan of Happiness or the Plan of Salvation, and our purpose here in life. Our message is a happy one, one of hope - and missionaries share what they know to be true in hopes of blessing others' lives. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Tiffany
The priesthood is quite simply the authority and power to act in God's name. The priesthood is used to bless the lives of everyone. The priesthood is necessary in order to perform sacred ordinances and covenants. The priesthood is also used to bless and heal the sick and provide blessings of comfort. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Tiffany
There are many blessings that we can receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures. I would say the one of the greatest blessings that we receive as we study scriptures is knowledge - knowledge that blesses our lives, gives us direction, guidance, and comfort during trials or struggles, and teaches us lessons that help us avoid painful mistakes. As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints we strongly believed that as we read the Book of Mormon and apply the principles that are taught in the book, we can build stronger relationships with our family members and increase in unity. Another blessing that comes from scripture study is finding answers to some of life's hardest questions. Any question that we might have can be answered in the scriptures. We are promised that we if search the scriptures diligently and pray to God's help, truth will be manifested to us. Show more Show less

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Tiffany
Prophets are God's representatives and messengers - Prophets teach the world Jesus Christ's gospel. Prophets received their priesthood authority, commandments, revelations, and prophecies from God. Likewise, prophets are called of God - Or God chooses His prophets. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Tiffany
The Book of Mormon was written by holy men that were called of God. These men are referred to as prophets. Prophets are simply God's messengers or spokesperson. God loves all of His children and will speak to us through His prophets. These inspired men have recorded their history, prophecies, revelations, testimonies of Jesus Christ and His ministry, etc. The first prophet to write in the Book of Mormon is Nephi and the last prophet to write in the Book of Mormon is Moroni. In summary, the Book of Mormon was written by inspired prophets of God for our benefit. Show more Show less

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Tiffany
There are absolutely no restrictions based on race or color concerning those who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and receive the priesthood. On the other hand, we welcome everyone of all races and colors to join us as members of Christ's church. Our requirements regarding baptism are stated quite simply in Doctrine and Covenants 20:37: "And again, by way of commandment to the church concerning the manner of baptism—All those who humble themselves before God, and desire to be baptized, and come forth with broken hearts and contrite spirits, and witness before the church that they have truly repented of all their sins, and are willing to take upon them the name of Jesus Christ, having a determination to serve him to the end, and truly manifest by their works that they have received of the Spirit of Christ unto the remission of their sins, shall be received by baptism into his church." Likewise, all those whom wish to receive the priesthood would need to be determined worthy and prepared. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Tiffany
Mormons believe the Bible to be Holy Scripture and the word of God as long as it is translated correctly. Currently our scriptural library includes the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price. We believe that the Bible contains precious truths given to us by ancient prophets and apostles and can increase our understanding and testimony of Christ and His ministry. Show more Show less