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Hi I'm Ky Mikkale

I'm interested in everything and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Well, I'm Kyler. I enjoy reading, carving wood, and using computers. I've been a member of the church my whole life. I grew up on a 1200 acre farm in Idaho. I have a huge family tree, in fact, it's more like a bush. I plan to be a teacher, most likly in the subject of history. I am also an occasional writer. Overall, I love learning and doing many things.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church by my family, but that isn't the entire reason I'm a member. I had to gain a testimony of it for myself. I studied the scriptures and took the promise given in the Book of Mormon to heart. That Promise is as follows: "And when ye shall recieve these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things" -Moroni 10: 4-5 When I did these things, I knew the Book of Mormon was true, and by knowing that, I knew that Joseph Smith, Jr. was called of God to restore his Church, and that subsequently, the Church is in fact the only true, in it's entirety, church on the Earth.

How I live my faith

I served as missionary in the Mississippi Jackson Mission. I got the opportunity to share the wonderful message of the Restoration with others of many faiths and backgrounds. I currently teach Sunday School to young single adults. This is a wonderful opportunity for me to strengthen my faith by learning more about the scriptures and history of the Church.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Ky Mikkale
Some of the things that tell me there is a God are the things around me. I reference a scripture from the Book of Mormon that I feel sums up my feelings: " But Alma said unto him: Thou hast had signs enough; will ye tempt your God? Will ye say, Show unto me a sign, when ye have the testimony of all these thy brethren, and also the holy prophets? The scriptures are laid before thee, yea, and all things denote there is a God; yea, even the earth, and all things that are upon the face of it, yea, and its motion, yea, and also all the planets which move in their regular form do witness that there is a Supreme Creator." -Alma 30: 44 If we are just a product of the universe, then I am of the opinion that we are going against the odds. BUT, if the universe was created by an all-knowing God, then nothing is impossible. I know that there is a God, and that he is our loving Father in Heaven. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Ky Mikkale
"Damnant Quod Non Intelligunt" which means "They condemn what they do not understand." As it has often happened in history, people sometimes hear things about the church that confuse them, or they hear things out of the context in which they were said. This can lead to much misinterpretation, which in turn makes one wary. As is often the case, once they take the opportunity to learn more and to see things in it's fullness, they begin to understand. An example is algerbra. If I have only an understanding of simple math, and I see that someone has letters in their math problem, I might think a few things: a) Their problem is written wrong. b) They're crazy. c) They don't understand math. However, when I begin to learn and understand algerbra, I see that not only was their problem written correctly,and that they aren't crazy, but they had a deeper understanding of math than I did at the time. I see that I still had more to learn, and that they still have more to learn. We are all still learning. Show more Show less