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Hi I'm Kyle

Grew up as a "desert rat". Love my God, my family, my country, and my Ford.

About Me

Growing up in Arizona was incredible! The weather though hot, is bearable and helps lead for some great recreational activities. Growing up I played soccer, basketball, swim, volleyball, football as well as other sports. With an interest in automobiles, especially trucks, I enjoy camping, shooting, and four-wheeling with my friends. I grew up in east Mesa very close to national and state parks. There many times we would head out with the Tacoma, Rover, F150, and Cherokee (as well as some quads, dirt bikes, and a side-by-side) to hit the trails. I absolutely love passing the time outdoors with motorized vehicles! I have a passion for Ford vehicles and wouldn't mind being a CEO for the Ford Motor Company one day. My latest craze is the Ford F150 Raptor. It's a baja-ready production pickup. I swear it was made just for me in Arizona. After high school I attended ASU with a major in business for a semester. As for my family I'm the middle of three. My older brother was always a great example for me, with a strong desire and excitement about learning in the gospel. My younger sister helped to teach me patience, much patience, hah! I love my family so much. While we were younger each summer our family would take trips to national parks, church historical sites and other places. Our relationships were strengthened as we spent time doing things together. Though there were arguments and quarrels on those long trips our love for each other and for the Savior grew.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church meaning that my parents are both members and raised me-active in the church. My mother comes from a long line of members. My father on the otherhand was baptized in his early 20's. He was taught by some missionaries and learned about the Restored Gospel and how it helps us progress in life. Both my parents served honorable full-time missions in Peru and Australia respectively. Growing up with parents so strong in the church made learning easy. Though not always excited to learn and go to church I went, and went, eventually setting me up to go on and serve a mission for the Lord. I always knew the church was true growing up because I saw the difference it made in my life. As I actively sought to learn more about Christ, His teachings, His atonement, and the purpose of life I was blessed. It quickly becomes evident that when we "experiment upon the words of Christ" our lives improve. Being raised in the church I knew it was true, but when the time came to devote 2 full years of my life to preaching the gospel I had to do some substantial self-evaluation. I was heading to the next stage in life where I either choose to go to school and head on to a career, or to serve a mission. My faith was tried. I was backed up to a wall. Was the gospel really a part of who I was, or was it just a hobby? I was counciled to read the Book of Mormon and pray to know if it were true. I was counciled to pray a lot... and so I did. I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know if it were true, and if I should go on a mission. I received the answer from the Lord through feelings of peace, and calmness, as well as a peace of mind that yes, it was true, and that serving a mission is the right step (this answer was from what is called the Holy Ghost; John 14:26; Matt. 7:7-8; Gal. 5:22-23). I then acted on this answer and took the steps required for serving a mission. I had to make sure that I was physically, mentally and spiritually prepared.

How I live my faith

I was called to serve as a full-time missionary in the Connecticut, Hartford Mission. About half-way through my mission changes were made and I'm currently a missionary in the Massachusetts, Boston Mission. Preaching the Gospel all day every day was an incredible experience. Serving in New England is absolutely unreal. It's such a diverse area. I was called to speak Spanish there and I have the pleasure of meeting people from all over the world. Here I've met people from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, basically someone from every Hispanic country. I feel so blessed to be a part of this work. I am able to see the great change that takes place in the lives of those who accept to learn more about the Savior and the Restored Gospel. As I have now finished that mission I am in the next stage of life. I currently work for a pool maintenance company and am enrolling in courses at the local college. Being a disciple of Christ in every thought, word, and deed is how I live my faith. It's hard sometimes! Nobody is perfect, but the atonement of Christ is what helps us to overcome our imperfections. How greatful I am for the opportunity to repent!