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Hi I'm Bryson.

I'm a kayaking river-bum who loves NPR, a good book, and being involved in my community. And yup, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a kayaking river-bum who loves NPR, good books, and being involved in my community. My beautiful wife of two years and I enjoy travelling around the world, meeting new people, and learning about other cultures. We recently moved to the Pacific Northwest and are enjoying every moment of it. We love the outdoors and the people that are up here.

Why I am a Mormon

I think it's a great way to strengthen myself and my family from a lot of the garbage that's out there.

How I live my faith

Jesus spent all of his life teaching people to love each other. He said "By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another." John 13:35. I think the single most important thing we can do in this life is serve and give to those around us. Christ asks us to be patient, kind, understanding, and forgiving to everyone we come across. I figure if I can just do my best at that, everything else will be AOK in the end.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

I think the purpose of life is to serve others and create a happy family. Those two things seem to make me the happiest and give the most meaning to my day-to-day life. Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

The Mormon lifestyle is whatever you want it to be. Each individual member decides for themselves how they want to live. That generally means they help out in their community, serve others, don't drink alcohol or coffee, don't smoke, and are faithful to their spouse. It usually involves attending church, trying to learn about God, and praying often. But again, each person does what they feel is best for them. We're all just doing our best to follow Christ. But everyone is different and has different views, struggles, and perspectives. Show more Show less