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Hi I'm Tyler Cheatwood

I'm a husband, a father, an avid outdoorsman, the most genuinely happy person I know, and oh yeah I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I love life, and I thoroughly enjoy it. I spent my time studying for classes, holding my child, dating my wife, and doing pretty much anything I can outdoors including hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, and star gazing. I also love watching good movies, especially when the movie is wholesome and has a happy ending. I sing in choirs, and I've acted in plays and musicals. I work early in the morning so I get to see nearly every sunrise and consider it to be one of my greatest blessings, after my family of course.

Why I am a Mormon

 My parents are mormons and I was raised in and out of the church. When I was about sixteen I was like most teenagers and was rebellious and was constantly asking my parents why I had to do every single thing they asked me to do. At this point in my life my family was going to church about once or twice a month. I asked my mom why I had to go to church, she told me that I shouldn't ask her but that instead I should pray about it and ask my Heavenly Father what I should do. I decided to pray about it, and did so with all my heart. I have, since that day known without any doubt in my mind that I was exactly where my Heavenly Father wants me to be. I have know and do know that Jesus Christ is the Son of my Heavenly Father, and that he is my Savior and the Savior of all mankind. I know that he suffered for all the pain I have ever suffered whether that pain was do to injury, sickness, or due to my own sinful actions. I know that My Heavenly Father loves me more than I can possibly understand, and that he showed that love by creating the earth for all of us to live on, and by sending His Son to come here and suffer, die, and be resurrected for us. Because I know those things I live, the gospel of Jesus Christ, to the best of my ability I am not perfect by any means. I enjoy the freedom from the corrupting influence of drugs, alcohol, pornography, and sin in general that living the gospel of Jesus Christ gives me. I will live the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all my heart, might, mind, strength, and whole soul because I know that it is only through the Atoning Sacrifice made by Jesus Christ that I have any chance to live with Him, my Heavenly Father, and my family for all eternity. I love my Heavenly Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and I will do the best I can to be with them again. I know that even my best will never get me back so I am grateful beyond my ability to describe that Heavenly Father gave His Son Jesus Christ the ability to make up for all my faults because I have many.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by keeping the commandments of Heavenly Father. I don't drink alcohol, do drugs, or participate in anything which has a chance of distancing myself from Heavenly Father. I know when I have done things which do distance myself from him because I can't seem to find peace in my heart and mind, so I will pray with faith and ask Him to apply the sacrifice of His Son Jesus Christ to heal my sins. I pray often, I read the scriptures every day and I try to talk about the gospel of Jesus Christ with my friends, family, and other people I talk to. I have served in the church as a missionary, as a youth leader, as a friend to other members, and as a counselor to our congregational leader known as a bishop. I don't follow blindly, I ask questions in prayer after I receive any assignment to go to the Lord's work. But I make sure that I am available to do what ever I am asked to do through inspiration I receive through the Holy Ghost, or through the inspiration given to the people in the church that are my leaders.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Tyler Cheatwood
 The Law of Chastity is a group of commandments that God has given his Children to protect the divine origin of each human life. The human body has been created in the image of God and it needs to be respected. The body is sacred, and should not be soiled. Keeping the law of chastity by not participating in sexual relations outside of legal and lawful marriage is one way we show respect for the great gift our bodies are to us. If you have participated in such activities it is not the end of the world, you have done wrong but God through His Son Jesus Christ has provided a way for us to be forgiven for sins we have committed. Show more Show less