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Hi I'm Taci

I was born and raised in a small town in Texas. I am a Mormon. I was baptized in March 2012.

About Me

I come from a wonderful family. I am a daughter to wonderful parents, and I am a sister to the most amazing brother in the world. Taylor (my brother) was born with muscular dystrophy, and truly is an example to me in all aspects of both life and the gospel. I graduated high school in 2013, and started my freshman year of college at Southern Utah University in the fall of 2013. At first, I was not sure why Heavenly Father wanted me to come to SUU, but after being here for eight months I realize why. I have met the most wonderful friends, and the most amazing boyfriend a girl could as for. I am currently an Education major, but that is subject to change because I have hopes to one day become a child life specialist. Although Utah is a long way from home in Texas, I absolutely love it here.

Why I am a Mormon

My brother, Taylor, who has muscular dystrophy is actually the one who directed my family to the gospel. He decided in January 2012 that he wanted to go to the Mormon church. My mother took him to church, however, I did not attend church at that time. It was not until my brother asked me to attend his baptism that I decided to go to church. I went to his baptism on a Saturday, and then went to church with him the following Sunday. I knew at that moment in my life that the church was true. I did not know why, and I did not understand how I could know such things without being taught. It was that day that I asked the missionaries to come to my house and answer all my questions, and teach me the things in which they had taught my brother. It was not until I became a member of the church that I discovered true happiness. Heavenly Father works in mysterious ways that I do not fully comprehend, but I know that this church is true, and I testify of the wonderful happiness this gospel has brought my family and me.

How I live my faith

Lets start with the basics, I do everything that the church leaders have asked me to do. I study my scriptures daily, along with saying a daily prayer. I pay a full tithe, and abide by the word of wisdom. Aside from the basics, I have had several callings since being a member of the church, all of which I served humbly and diligently until released. There have been times in life where I did not want certain calling that were assigned to me, but because I know they are from Heavenly Father, I gave 110%. There are many different ways I show my faith in Heavenly Father. There are not just a few ways. I live my life to be worthy to enter the temple at all times.

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

Taci
Yes, Mormons believe the Bible is Holy Scripture and the word of God, as long as it is translated correctly. Mormons only acknowledged the King James version of the Holy Bible. As Mormons, we believe that the book of Mormon is just another testament of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon does not replace the Bible by any means, nor does it lessen the value of the lessons taught in the Bible. The Bible and the Book of Mormon work together to teach us the principles and mysteries that our Heavenly Father will have us know. If there are more question about the Bible, and or Book of Mormon, just ask the missionaries. I personally had a hard time accepting the Book of Mormon when I was investigating the church, therefore, I had the missionaries teach me only using the Bible. Once I knew the church was true, and the gospel of Jesus Christ is true, accepting the Book of Mormon just came naturally. I have grown to love both the Bible and Book of Mormon since becoming a member of this wonderful gospel. The lessons that come from these Holy Scriptures are priceless and one of a kind. Show more Show less