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Hi I'm Zac

I write music. I'm gave two years of my life for the Lord. And I'm a Mormon

About Me

My big thing is writing music. I'm not the best at any sort of instrument, but that's okay because I consider myself a musician as opposed to a guitarist or a pianist. I also play the bass, the drums, and the mandolin (sp?). I write an alternative/indie kind of music, but I also like to dabble in other genres. I'm gave up my music for two years to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Through this, I know that the Lord has strengthened my talents according to what I need.

Why I am a Mormon

Long ago, when I was an early teenager, my parents had raised me in the church, but I never fully believed in the teachings. I wasn't living the way I should have and I was taken up in a spiraling depression. My life became meaningless. Then, one night, I decided to do as I had been taught since I was a kid; which was to pray. I prayed to know if this was the true church, but more importantly I wanted to know if my Savior really did love me. Never before had a felt such a grand feeling. Never before had I felt such love. I was so overcome with joy that I wept for a good hour. I know that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. I know that Heavenly Father loves us and wants us to return to Him. I also know that it is through the Gospel of Jesus Christ that we can be saved from ourselves.

How I live my faith

I feel like the most important thing I can do is to always repent and strive to have more charity for others. A huge lesson that I have learned lately is that the commandment to "love thy neighbor" really is a key to happy living. As I try to see others the way the Lord does, I am filled with love and joy, and my worries and sadness are cast out. The second I put myself first, it becomes harder to bear the burdens that life gives us.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Zac
If we desire to learn truth, we should turn to the source of all truth: God. He has given us the ability to speak to Him and that extends far beyond simply pleading for blessings. We can voice our concerns and doubts to our Heavenly Father. This is such a great blessing that we should all come to appreciate. If you want to know if God has restored His church, then ask Him. If you want to know if He loves you, ask Him. You do not have to simply believe what is said because it makes sense, but you can actually ask God Himself if this is His church. You must also be willing to act on the answer you receive. When I was young, my mom bought me a bunch of piano books filled with classical music. Simply having or even looking at that book was not going to give me the ability to play the piano; I had to act. Likewise, we cannot simply expect the Lord to give us strength if we are not willing to use that strength. Read the Book of Mormon. Go to a church meeting near you. Act and pray and the Lord will make it known to you. Show more Show less