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Hi I'm Tiffanie

I love to learn. I love to travel. I love to serve. I love being a Mormon.

About Me

I recently finished my junior year in college at Brigham Young University. Through my studies, I have developed a passion for the English language and editing. I hope to be able to use my skills I have cultivated in college to one day work in the publishing industry. Throughout my life, I have been blessed to be able to travel all over the world. With every new place that I see, I marvel at God's and man's creations. This is a beautiful world we live in. I want to see as much of it as I can during the short time I have here, and I want to share my experiences with everyone with whom I meet. I am currently serving in the Korea Daejeon mission. I am so grateful for this unique and precious opportunity to serve the Lord and my fellowmen. There is nothing which brings me as much joy as helping others feel Heavenly Father's love through me and my actions.

Why I am a Mormon

Above all, I believe in being a good person. I know a lot of churches and other religions preach this as well. Most, if not all, religions are about trying to be a better person. But I believe that none teach and practice service and love so much as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. That is not to say that as a church we are perfect. We are humans, and each individual has their agency. However, I feel that you will find an air of love, respect, and altruism in every chapel and a willingness to serve and help in whatever way possible. Most everything our church does is to help people around the world. It is incorrect to think that our church seeks to keep secrets to ourselves. We are a welcoming religion. We even reach out all over the world trying to help people find us so that we can share our message with them. I also strongly believe in the importance of the family. Many people would do anything for their family, and they actively seek out a religion to bring their family closer to do so. I know that none does that more than our church. We believe that families are forever. In this life, it is an important foundation and support system against Satan. He has tried many times and in many different ways to destroy it. In some cases, he succeeds. He tries so hard to tear down the family because he knows of its great importance and abilities. Through this gospel, I believe that I can be with my family forever beyond death. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

As I serve my mission in South Korea, I strive to do my best to give all of my time and talents during this year and half I have to serve my Heavenly Father, His church, and His children. I am learning much and growing immensely during this very special experience, but I delight more in knowing that I am helping others by comforting and serving them with every ounce of myself. Each day I go into the world and try to bring other souls unto Christ. I have come to realize that this doesn't always require drastic or dramatic action; oftentimes, all I am able to give people I meet is a simple smile and greeting. Even if this is all I am able to give anyone, as long as these gestures help someone feel God's love for them then I am happy and satisfied because I know that all of my sacrifice and effort has been worthwhile.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Not everyone has to serve a mission, and people can go at different times in their lives. Some choose to serve several missions throughout their lives. It is not permitted for most to go before the age of eighteen for young men and nineteen for young women, but if necessary, special arrangements can be made. No one has to serve a mission. We do not believe it to be a saving ordinance. However, you may find that many members of the church are willing and eager to serve the church and others around the world. It is strongly encouraged that young men serve when they are able and worthy. Sisters are also encouraged when they come of age. Choosing to serve a mission is a deeply personal decision that can only be made by that specific person. Show more Show less