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Hi I'm Ryan J. R.

I am a college student. I hope to be a force for good in the medical world. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student majoring in Biophysics. Doesn't that just sound cool! I am using this bachelors degree to prepare me for medical school to be a doctor or graduate school to develop robotic prosthesis: fake but functional arms and legs. I love to play games boardgames, video games, sports. Basketball is a favorite of mine. But they aren't so fun by yourself so I love to play them with other people. Going to watch my favorite sports teams is always exciting to me!  I enjoy watching movies and occasionally reading a book that is not required for school.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe this church has the truth. I have been very blessed for keeping the commandments of God. These are found in the bible, and further talked about in the Book of Mormon and the Doctrine and Covenants, which are also books of scripture. The Book of Mormon brings me closer to God than any other book, although the bible is right there with it. Prayer has been and will be essential for finding and maintaining my faith. I believe God hears and answers prayers. He is my Father in Heaven. He loves me as a son, which love gives me hope for eternal life. Simply I am a Mormon because I have hope through Jesus Christ that if I follow his gospel I can be saved. 

How I live my faith

I live my faith, by living the best I can. I serve my brothers and sisters in the church as Elders quorum (the Church's male organization) 1st Counselor, and as a Home teacher (I visit a few assigned people and talk with them and share a spiritual message). I enjoy being a home teacher, because I get to know people. I hope to be a force for good everyday, by making good choices. I like to say hi to people I know and sometimes strangers. I try to look for ways to help others. I do my best to remember Christ and his teachings. I follow the counsel given to me by the Leadership of the Church as a whole, Local leaders, and my parents. My potential occupations as mentioned above are so I can help others which I few as being in the service of my God.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Ryan J. R.
My family is so important to me, because of the many times they helped me and showed me unconditional love. It is a taste of Heaven. Family is important because without it God's plan for all of us as his children is slowed. I know that the family is the best place for people to begin to understand our relationship to our Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. I started life as a son of a father and a mother and someday I will be a father. Through these relationships, I have begun to see the great love that God and Jesus have for me. Show more Show less