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Hi I'm Kyle

I grew up in Modesto, California. I'm a Film Director, Producer, Science-fiction Screenwriter, and an Artist. I'm also a Mormon.

About Me

I am, foremost, a Movie Director at my local Junior College. I love the Arts! Anything that shows one's expressions is on my list! Film, Drama, Writing, Threatre, even History... I also equally love a good adventure, though, I get quite nervous when it comes to the dangerous stuff that comes with those experiences sometimes. I am organized, very oragnized. I believe that you have to have a good plan in order to get anywhere in life. For that, I also have big goals in life and I work hard to achieve them. I believe in knowledge, and the more of it we have the better off we are; with responisibily. I love to achieve great goals in the things that I choose to do in this life. I am one that usually has a plan, and a back-up plan if the first doesn't work. I'm one of those people who, especially with the big decisions, has to stop, and think things through before I go with them; no option is not first explored. Yet, if things don't go to plan, which in life normally doesn't, I still allow room for myself to adapt to the circumstances that life throws at me. I also like to think of myself as a somewhat influencial leader. I"m an Eagle Scout who went through substancial Junior Leadership Training and a decade of activity within a local Boy Scout Troop that was sponsered by the local Catholic church of my city. The whole experience helped me to really grow as an indivdual and I'm glad that I was able to experience that program in the way that I did.

Why I am a Mormon

My life has never been my own. I was born into the church, yes, but I was also born a premiee a month before I was due to be delivered. When I was born, I could fit inside the palm of my Dad's hand and I was also striken with severe diabieties. I've been told that it was estimated that I wouldn't survive. As I've been told through the years though, my life was saved through a miraculous blessing given by someone from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From that day on I've lived healthy and without diabieties with no problems. Some would say that perhaps I was just lucky, though I have always believed from that story that my life is not my own. God needed me here. Flashing forward a few years... I had just gone through a difficult time in my life, just after my Freshman year of High School. I wasn't quite, back then, the person that I should have been. I was really going no where in my life. I wasn't appliying myself in anything, school or otherwise. I was "losing out" in life and I couldn't understand why. I had tried to read from the Book of Mormon before, but I would just open the first few pages and then "give up." It was just too long for me, and I didn't really want to change at that point either. Then the trails came in my life, and when they were finally done then I really wanted to change my life for the better. I decided, I comitted myself, that I would open the Book of Mormon and begin reading just a chapter every night before I went to bed. As I did, I indeed found a great change work into my life. I started changing my life around. I started applying myself more in everything that I did. My life started working for good rather than for evil. The power of God is in that book! It was a really pivitol point for me in my life and one that I attribute to as a great change, a great turn-around, even an Era of a Horizon Sun that was rising above the darkness, that was then in my life, that paved the road for who I am now.

How I live my faith

Now, eight years later, I am fulfilling the promises I made to my church leaders, my parents, myself, and God by serving a Mission in a far away place from home in a place that I will not mention (for sercurity reasons). I am away from everything that I like to do, sharing those teachings Jesus Christ that have been restored, or brought back, through the Book of Mormon, of which book has changed my life. I'm away from home, in constant 100 degree weather, wearing dark black pants and a white shirt and badge, riding a bike, having door after door slammed in my face and very few fruits of sucess, and yet, it is awesome!

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Kyle
We believe that God is our Eternal and Heavenly Father. As He is our Father, so are we His spirit children. He has a body of both flesh and bones; hence how in the scriptures we read of how He is the "True and Living God." He is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving. He has created this Earth, for us, so that we could come down to gain our own bodies and learn how to become like him, even as He is. He so earnestly wishes to hear from us, if we will only "come unto Him" in faith through prayer, and with the promise, that He will answer His children. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Kyle
At the end of the Book of Mormon, there are a few scriptures that answer this question. Moroni, one of the last of his people, who anciently lived in the Americas, taught us that after we had "recieved" his words, and the words of his ancestors of which are in the Book of Mormon, that we should first read them, and then ponder their message our hearts, and then finally "ask of God." In quote, "and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, He shall manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. I testify that truth is a knowledge of things as they are, were, and forever will be, and if we shall ask with a sincere heart--meaning that we genuinely want to know for ourselves that if the Book of Mormon is true, with real intent--meaning that we are truly comitted to act on the answer we recieve, and having faith in Jesus Christ--that we may recieve such an answer, then indeed we can and shall recieve. The knoweldge will come from the Holy Ghost, through the thoughts and feelings we will recieve only after we have eanestly prayed, openning in the name our Heavenly Father and closing the prayer in the name of Jesus Christ. It is important that we also wait afterwards and listen to these small and subtle promptings from the Holy Ghost whereas, otherwise, we might miss them. Show more Show less