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Hi I'm Doyle

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Utah and love to be with family and freinds.

About Me

I'm 40 years old and have been married for 11 years. I use to play a lot of soccer (football). I'm a student, work in retail, and running is a thing I do often.

Why I am a Mormon

Through the example of lives around me I knew that The Church of Jesus Christ was important in a profound way. These examples good and bad showed me that God is aware of me, loves me, and is all powerful. I read the Book of Mormon and received the witness, the only sure one, of the Holy Ghost. He is the appointed testifier of truth and the third member of the God Head. He testifies of Christ being the Savior of us and that our Heavenly Father lives and is in control. This witness I received about the Book of Mormon solidified my knowledge that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is God's Kingdom on the earth; established to bring about happiness, peace, and eternal life. Through this witness I also know that Joseph Smith is God's prophet of the restoration of Christ's true Church to the earth. And, just as in old times, God still calls prophets to help us. I know that their is a living prophet today. When I follow the counsel of Jesus Christ's servants life is right no matter the trial - there is nothing to compare with the peace given to me through obedience to God's servants.

How I live my faith

The best way to live my faith is to be me. I do this by trying to follow my heart and by applying the teachings of God given in my day. I have a calling to organize the cleaning of our church facility, to help families in our church area assigned to me as a Home Teacher, and I participate in the choir. Sunday is the Sabbath Day created by God for man to be refreshed and focused, so I go to church on Sunday where I receive the Sacrament that Jesus Christ instituted to lift my burdens by helping me repent. Heavenly Father teaches us to work honestly and be honest in our dealings and I'm trying to improve in this daily. He also teaches us to treat others as we really would want to be treated, so I try my hand at this too. The priesthood of God was given to me, just as Aaron was given it through Moses and I become more like God when I bless others through this divine gift of authority. Like Christ I can lay my hands on someone's head and they are blessed through faith.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

 When I pray for that which my heart tells me is important God anwers my prayers. This happens in His time, but I've seen it happen over and over again. The more I continue on with daily prayer, in the name of Jesus Christ, the more I see that God has answered my needs and petitions. When I'm at peace and have some quite time I always feel that God is aware of me and sending me help. When I walk or just have time on my own God touches me in my heart and mind He shows me what to do or what not to do in simple loving ways. When I study I realize that God is so intellegent and progressed. I also know He is good the more I experience life and take moments to realize what he has done for us all. God has repeatedly changed the hearts and minds of those I pray for and I know that man is unable to do this wonderful thing by themselves, because I've tried it both ways. Only God can change a heart. Show more Show less