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Hi I'm Ryan R

I love sports, music, and my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a son, brother, uncle and a friend to anyone I can be. I love sports, baskteball mainly, but also enjoy the passion for music playing the guitar is one of them. I love the mountains and taking hiking trips through them. I grew up in Utah and my family currently still resides there. Growing up my family and I loved to do things together. We loved to go shoot hoops, play card games, board games anything that was fun but also competitive. We all sing and play the piano so we all interconnect as a family right there. We are all loud, especially when we are having fun together. We are all very competitive it is just second nature to us. We love each other and try to pass that on to others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am mormon because life just makes sense with the gospel. Some people think that since I grew up in the church that, "Oh your parents raised you that way" which isn't true. We all have had the choice to accept it or not. Being Mormon isn't easy; I don't know if there will be a day when being Mormon is easy. I have four wonderful nephews that I love and cherrish. I would do anything for them, when they are sad I do my best to make them happy. I am happy when they are happy. It reminds of our Savior and how much more he knows us, the good, the bad, and ugly. He wants to make us happy, he wants us to have joy in this life. When we are happy he is happy. As long as we are keeping the commandments. So if I want the best for my nephews how much more does he want the best for me? I am far from perfect and will never reach that perfection in my life. I know that through Jesus Christ I can become a better person. Each day is a battle to become a better person but if I try my best, I know that in the end when I have given it my all, I know that Jesus Christ will carry me the rest of the way. This is what being Mormon is about, to become better through Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith according to the example that Jesus Christ did, which is serving others. Going to church and being a missionary for the church is a great way for me in serving others. I get to share the wonderful gospel of Jesus Christ to others, and help them develop faith in him. Doing service for others not only brings me joy but also others that I come into contact with.