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Hi I'm Tyson

I grew up in Colorado Springs. I program computers, I love to be awesome, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Colorado Springs nearly all my life. I am currently serving two years in the California Fresno mission and I am absolutely loving it! Back home my hobbies included gaming, swimming, computer programming, and hanging out. I hope to major in computer science and go into computer programming for a career, hopefully programming video games. In high school I qualified for state tournaments in swimming, debate, and duo interpretation (acting basically) and I was the head programmer for the robotics team. I worked as a lifeguard for a YMCA to save up for my mission and I am now proudly serving!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have gained for myself a sure testimony that this is Christ's church. I know for myself that God is our Heavenly Father and that he wants us to all become like Him and to be happy in this life. I have put His promises to the test and as a result I have gained witness after witness that they are true promises; He always blesses us when we keep His commandments. We all have trials in our lives that we don't understand, but and understanding of the Gospel and of our Heavenly Father's plan for us make sense out of the struggles of life. Our Heavenly Father wants us to grow, and He knows the best way is through experience. That is why He allows us to go through troubling times. If we reach out to Him through those times, we come out stronger and with a firmer conviction of the truth. Sometimes we make mistakes, but we can always turn back to Him and return to the blessings of the Gospel. I know that His grace can and does change us if we do what we can to overcome our weaknesses and come closer to Him. I have overcome many things in life because of this fact. Because I have tried and tested His promises, I know for sure that this is true. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Right now I am a full time missionary, so I devote my time to preaching the Gospel to anyone and everyone who is willing to hear. It is absolutely amazing to see how the Gospel affects lives and how much happiness it can bring to everyone, no matter their circumstances. I have seen absolutely terrible situations that some people have had to deal with be overcome by simply living the commandments that God has given us. It is wonderful to see the changes that come when people live the things we teach because I know that their lives will always be blessed if they simply follow God. If you want to make a Mormon happy, ask them if you can go to church with them.