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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm 22 years old and a happily married living in California. I'm a college student and a human resources clerk and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a pretty easy going guy. I like movies and videos games and hanging out with my buddies and my family. Before I became a missionary in December 2008 I worked for my dad's window cleaning business, First Choice Window Cleaning. I liked working in the family business because I felt like I was contributing to my family more. When I went to the West Indies to serve the Lord as a missionary it opened my eyes to many things. I had a great experience teaching and serving others the way I think Christ would. I was able to live in another culture very different from the one I was raised in back in Anaheim, California. I returned home December of 2010 and 2 months later, in February, I was engaged to my high school sweetheart, Sarah. Two months after our engagement we were married and sealed together in the California, Newport Beach Temple. Now as a new husband I'm learning a lot. College has been a challenge that I'm glad I have Sarah to help me with. I most recently got a start on my career by entering into the full-time work force at a large corporation in their human resources department. Heavenly Father has blessed us so much! I am a very happy guy. You can almost always find me smiling about something.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have always been faithful members. I grew up learning about Jesus Christ and His ancient and modern prophets and the Gospel message that they all shared. In California I quickly learned that as a Mormon I was in the minority at school, a minority (like most) that other people generally knew little about. I knew a few other Mormon kids though and I always saw in them something that I didn't see in other kids. They had a light about them that I loved and always hoped I also exuded. As I grew up I stayed close to y faith. When the world began to challenge my beliefs I did all I knew how to do in order to not just live off the beliefs of others but know for myself in I was in the true church. Just as it says will happen in the scriptures, I prayed sincerely and received a witness that I was indeed in the right church. It came not all at once but rather over many years of answers to prayer, divine guidance, and the undeniable feelings of the Holy Ghost. I know that through the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ I will gain happiness in this life and the reward of being with my family in eternal happiness forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by combining the lesson I learn from the gospel of Jesus Christ in everyday life. For me it all starts at home and with my wife. We both work hard to make our home a place where we can feel the spirit of the Lord. We try to keep it clean and put pictures and other things that will remind us of the savior around our home. I try my best to show what I believe to others as an example. The Savior taught that we should "let [our] light so shine" so that others would see the good things that come of it and grow closer to our Heavenly Father as a result of our example. I try to focus on the small things that really make the difference to people; using clean language, being respectful, being a gentle man, holding the door open, watching what I say about others. I believe that I should live in a way where people can see how happy I am with out having to compromise my righteousness. Once people see that you truly "practice what you preach" and it really makes you happier than they will want to learn more about it. Missionary work is a very important part of what Jesus taught and I try to always be ready to share the gospel and answer peoples questions. I try to live in a way that I feel God and Jesus Christ would be happy about.