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Hi I'm Kyle

I love to golf, I love to ski, I love my family, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

My name is Kyle and I was born and raised in Southern California. Most of my life has been focused around playing golf and skiing. My grandfather, Papa Nino introduced me to golf when I was 10 years old and I immediately fell in love with the game. If I was around a TV it was always on the Golf Channel. I always had a golf glove in my back pocket, even at church on Sundays. I would sleep with my putter right next to my bed every night. I loved and still love the game of golf. My brother Nick and I played golf together growing up with a few of our close friends from school and church. Since my grandpa Nino passed away, Nick, Grandpa Don (my father's step dad), and I are the only golfers in the family. It is something that we always love to do during summer and throughout the whole year if the weather permits. I have 4 siblings; Michael, Monique, Nick and Kinsey. I am fortunate and blessed to have such a great family with brothers, sisters, and a mom and dad. We are all very close to each other. You will find us all gathered for Christmas, Easter, New Years, Halloween (sometimes..), Birthdays, Mother's Day, etc. You will also find my family at El Torito atleast once a week eating Mexican food. I love going to the movies with my dad. I love my mom. She has put up with ME for quite a few years now. My brothers and sisters mean everything to me, and I don't know where I'd be without them. All of us are part of a much bigger family. We are all brothers and sisters. God lives.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has brought be closer to the Savior Jesus Christ. My life has changed due to prayerfully reading, studying, and applying the Holy Scriptures. A might change has wrought in my life because of Jesus Christ. I have felt the Spirit in my life, and it leads and guides all of us if we but yield to its enticings. I know, and stand as a witness, that people can change, become better, and find purpose in this life. We are sons and daughters of God. We all have purpose in this life, and we all matter to our Heavenly Father. He knows and loves all of His children. He desires us to be happy. Jesus Christ has set the perfect example and I know that we must strive to follow Him, and to keep His commandments. I am a Mormon because I know, by the power of the Holy Ghost, that the Book of Mormon is truly another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that the Bible and the Book of Mormon, together, brings a fulness of the everlasting Gospel of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ is the living Son of the living God. "Ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you". "We may not be able to direct the winds; but we can adjust the sails". President Thomas S. Monson

How I live my faith

My father, Dana, was a convert when he was 20 years old. He was a young Catholic boy going to school and working in Southern California who was dating a young Mormon girl that worked in a grocery store. My dad had no idea that she was Mormon. He searched for teachings of the Church and came upon a short pamphlet about Joseph Smith. My dad soon went to visit his girlfriend after reading the pamphlet; "How can you believe in this? This is a pack of lies!", she replied, "Dana, it is either true, or it isn't". That simple statement and fact had a profound impact on my father. Joseph either was a prophet of God, or he wasn't. Through study and prayer, my father gained a testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He later served a full-time mission in Auckland, New Zealand. I stopped attending church when I was 10-15 years old. Golf, highschool, and college started to draw me further and further away from the church. It wasn't until I was 22 years old that something very special and sacred happened to me. My friends always asked me if I would ever serve a mission like most Mormon's do. "Unless I had some spiritual enlightening.. I would never go". Most nights I would lay in bed hating myself; desiring to change and improve my life. I didn't know who I was and didn't know my purpose in life. One night, everything changed. I had a spiritual experience that I cannot deny. The "spiritual enlightening" came. I know that Jesus Christ lives.