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Hi I'm Talon

I am the oldest of 6 kids. I've lived in 5 different states. Soccer is my sport. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing soccer and have been playing since I was 5. I plan on attending BYU after I finish serving my mission in Brazil. I have 5 younger siblings, two brothers and three sisters. I've lived in 5 different states moved around quite a bit.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because when I don't follow the teachings of Christ and of His Gospel I feel terrible and lost. It is very easy to take the Gospel for granted, but throughout my life I have been constantly reminded just how important it is in my life. I love this Gospel. I love everyone and everything that has to do with this Gospel and I know it has been a major positive impact on my life.

How I live my faith

I have served as a leader in my youth organizations since I was 12 years old and could serve in these positions. I go hometeaching every month to my assigned families and I love visiting with and sharing a spiritual message with them every month. I have recently received my mission call to serve in Rio de Janeiro for 2 years.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Talon
A testimony is a personal knowing of what is true given to us by the Holy Ghost. As Mormons we know through the power of the Holy Ghost that Heavenly Father lives and loves us; that His Son, Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer through his all-powerful Atonement, and that He lives; that Joseph Smith is a prophet of God just as the prophets of the Bible and that through him Jesus Christ restored His Church to the earth; that to this day we are led by a living prophet that communes with God as did Moses and other prophets of old; and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the restored Church of the Savior on the earth today. A testimony can be obtained through sincere prayer, through participating in a church meeting, and through a careful and genuine study of the scriptures (particularly the Book of Mormon in order to prove for yourself its truth). Many times a testimony is not gained in one miraculous instant, many times the Holy Ghost will answer us with small confirmations and our testimony will grow a piece at a time. Much like a seed growing into a strong tree. To understand more on how to gain your own testimony I encourage you to read Alma chapter 32 in the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less