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Hi I'm Taylor A. Va'a-Tanuvasa

Talofa lava! Recently moved from Oahu, HI to North Las Vegas, NV. Oregon Salem Mission (Spanish). Faith, family, music and dance.

About Me

My name is Taylor, and I was born and raised in O'ahu, Hawai'i. I live in paradise. I fell in love with being heavily immersed in the culture and traditions that come with being from Hawai'i. I am a Samoan girl with many dreams and a heavy newfound appreciation for the gospel. My life consists of: lots and lots of laughing, food, family gatherings at the beach, music, poetry, and late night adventures. Being the oldest of five siblings, I got to raise them. They are my every day motivation. I constantly think about who they see when they look at me, and try to acquire Christlike attributes so they can choose the Lord in all things. I am fiercely devoted to creating a better future, and breaking limits. I served a mission in the Oregon Salem Mission and completed in June of 2017. In my mission I learned three things. Enjoy the journey, Love is the greatest skill to acquire, and to chase Christ instead of perfection.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is the only church that binds families for time and all eternity, and not just till death do us part. I believe that families can be together forever, and that special ordinance can only be found in the temple.

How I live my faith

The sacrament prayers. "....that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy Son, and always remember him, and keep his commandments which he hath given them, that they may always have his Spirit to be with them. Amen." Every Sunday I am blessed beyond measure to renew my covenants with God. That is how I live my faith. If I can remember Jesus Christ, keep the commandments and always represent HIM, it is a promise that i'll always have the spirit with me! I NEED THAT. There is not a day where I dont need the spirit to be my guide and comfort and for that, the sacrament prayers have to be a part of my every day life.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Taylor A. Va'a-Tanuvasa
Because all who have lived on the earth have not had the opportunity to be baptized by proper authority during life on earth, baptisms may be performed by proxy, meaning a living person may be baptized in behalf of a deceased person. Show more Show less