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Hi I'm Neal Hyzer

I was in the US Navy, I was a lawyer and changed professions to become a truck driver. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In 1971 I was serving in the US Navy and met my first Mormon. He told me about Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. I started reading the Book of Mormon and took the missionary lessons. I was immdeiately impressed by the humility of the elders who taught me and their love of the Savior. I knew my life was not right with God, and that I needed God's forgiveness. I quit smoking and drinking. I accepted baptism because I knew that the Book of Mormon was scripture, just like the Bible. Later I served a two year mission and married my sweetheart in the Ogden Temple. We have had eight children, seven sons and one daughter. I finished law school, worked in state government for ten years and became a truck driver when the practice of law became just a succession of divorce and bankruptcy cases. My wife and I live in Wisconsin now and we ride in my big truck together, and do our family history.

Why I am a Mormon

I have found the living Christ in my life since I was baptized. I love to read the Bible and the Book of Mormon daily. My church duties include helping people who are sick or sad, or moving. I feel inspired by my visits to the temple and church historical sites. Lately the local ward has asked me to substitute as the organist for sacrament meeting. I am really not very good, but they are generous in their compliments.

How I live my faith

I have written several children's books for my grandchildren about the Savior and church doctrine. I enjoy writing and teaching classes as invited to. My wife and I pray daily for our grandchildren and they are all active in the Church, which brings us great joy. All of our children attend college or computer classes, trying to be the best that they can be. We encourage them by internet and by phone and visits when possible.