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Hi I'm Taylor Mortensen

I am a missionary. I am a songwriter. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a current student at BYU-Idaho majoring in health science. I grew up in California and Washington state, home schooled and graduated from high school. I have played the piano for 8 years, and after 6 years, I grew tired of playing songs written by other people. it was then that I started to write my own music. I have written over 10 songs but have written down only one. I grew up in the church and am currently in the MTC where I will be for another 4 weeks before I head out to Mexico, Mexico City North mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know of the truth. I have a firm testimony in the Book of Mormon and of Joseph Smith. I know that Christ took upon my sins and because of this, I want to serve Him. I know that God listens to my prayers, as there have been days when all I could do is pray, and I know that I have been lifted and given strength when I needed it most.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to keep the Spirit in my life. I try to read my scriptures and to live in a way that I would be proud of later in life. I try to make it to my church meetings and to fulfill my callings. Living one´´s faith is more difficult then just doing what should be done. Now that I am at the MTC, I realize that one needs to put so much effort into gaining a testimony and to have the Spirit with you.