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Hi I'm Waylon

I grew up in a poor neighborhood of Hong Kong and joined the LDS Church at the age of 14.

About Me

I married to Vicky and have two children, currently living in Melbourne, Australia. I served my mission in Hong Kong and Singapore, completed my study at BYUH and USU in IT. We returned to Hong Kong for about 15 years before migrating to Australia. I changed my career from IT to nursing and is now working in a rehabilitation hospital as enrolled nurse. It is not an easy path for us. We quit the well paying job in Hong Kong to start a new life from scratch. It is not only for the education of our children, but also for our marriage as well. We were so busy and too attached to our jobs that we seldom have chance to talk or doing things that we enjoy doing together. We were going to separate paths. Without the gospel, we would continue our life in Hong Kong, got divorce, and continue to work for money. However, money cannot buy you time and happiness. I earn a lot less than before, but I have a better quality of life. My wife and I spend time teaching our children how to drive, going on camping trip as a family, more time to chat to each other as friends, able to be their side and support them when they need us and the most important of all is to do some silly things together such as editing our family picture making us all look aliens and post it on Facebook. Because of the gospel and the teaching of Jesus Christ we learn from the Bible and the Book of Mormon, we know what is more important.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the Church when I was 14. I loved the Scout activity and didn't pay much attention to the gospel back then. I gained my testimony after I studied the Book of Mormon in preparation to my mission. To me, the gospel of Jesus Christ is a way of life, it should make people happy. I still remember a short movie called "Man Search for Happiness". The gospel should bring us joy and happiness. If you haven't found it, check your life style and make sure it is in tune with the teaching of Jesus Christ. As in Lehi's dream that can be found in the Book of Mormon, the gospel is like an iron rod that guides us to the land of happiness. Get a free copy of the Book of Mormon and read it for yourself. It is another testimony of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am a volunteer with St John as a First Aider. I also volunteer for the Dept of Justice as an Independent Prison Visitor to visit a prison once a month. I serve in the Church to organize bimonthly activity for the new members and assist in missionary work. My son and I will visit four families each month as part of the home teaching program in the Church. Sometimes I help older people to input their family history into the New Family Search system (new.familysearch.org).