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Hi I'm Tyson

My heart is in Texas, I love running, hiking, and getting buckwild. I am Mormon!

About Me

I once hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim on granola bars and water, bit my tongue off, ran a whole lot, and I have fallen but I have gotten back up. I love my family more than they can imagine, and my friends saved my life.   

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church but I had to make my own choices that have really changed my life. I am Mormon because I know it is the truth and it really brings me happiness. I have had some trials in my life and I know that I have grown so much from them. I do not blame anyone else for the mistakes and decisions that I have made in my life. I know that we all have the chance to choose and I have chose to be a servant of Christ not becase it is the cool thing to do but because I want true eternal happiness. I am Mormon because I know that my family can live together forever and that God loves me. I wake up in the morning and I am just happy, that is why I am Mormon! 

How I live my faith

I try to do the best that I can but I am not perfect but I try to do the things that the Lord wants me to. I just remember the things that I was taught as a kid and try not to fall off the path. I pray, read, and ponder! I feel that is how I live my faith. By my example, I try to show others that I am a little bit different but just smiling is how I live my faith. I now bike down the streets of Houston spreading the gospel that Jesus taught his disciples, that is how I live my faith.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Well.... We live like most normal people but we don't drink and buy things on Sunday. That is all that I can think of, we are just normal people but we believe that we have to be judged by God one day, so we are careful what we do! Living the mormon lifestyle has really helped me out in life and I have really seen my life improved. We live in houses usually with our families, it is fun! You should try it! Love at home! I have learned to really find joy in my life and that is really doing the small things such as praying, reading the word of God, and just serving others. I have realized that I am more happy when I am not absorbed in my own life but when I care more about others. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

I didn't know that answer to this one for the longest time but I know that we have families so that we can be happy in our lives. I use to run away from my problems but then I realized that my mom knew all of the answers. I love my family and it is because of them, I am who I am today. God created families because he knew that we were going to need help, and he wanted us to be happy. Have you ever felt happy alone in a room? I haven't and I know that happiness comes from being with your family and friends.  Are we ever happy when we are alone? I know that the most joyful moments in my life have come when I have been with my family either just playing games or on a vacation. God knows were true happiness comes from, we should do what he wants. Show more Show less