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Hi I'm Kyle

I grew up in Park City, I'm now an Academic Advisor at a university in Texas. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up spending my winters skiing and my summer biking and hiking. I now live in Texas and am an Academic Advisor at the largest public university in the DFW region. I'm also finishing a graduate program so I can become a counselor and help couples and families in crisis mend their wounds.

Why I am a Mormon

My parent's both joined the church while they were in their early 20's and single. They taught me that a key part of being a Mormon is to develop a personal commitment to the gospel and to learn for ourselves what is true. Throughout my teenage years I was able to turn to the gospel and my Savior for assistance during times when I was stress, overwhelmed, or challenged. I learned that my Savior loved me and cared for me, and received an assurance through the Holy Ghost that the church is true and that Joseph Smith and all other presidents of the church are modern day prophets.

How I live my faith

My faith defines how I live my life. I have responsibilities towards my employer, my graduate program, my local congregation, my family, and those who I interact with daily. My faith influences how I approach each of these areas of my life. I try and be responsible and kind towards those I work with, and help them make choices that they themselves are comfortable with. My job allows me to work with thousands of young adults who are making decisions about what kind of adults they are going to become. They all come from a variety of backgrounds and many have value systems that are very different from the one I learned through the church. But my faith has taught me that everyone is a child of God and that he loves and cares for them. This perspective helps me to convey to these young adults that they have god-given agency to make decisions about how to best direct their lives.