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Hi I'm Rylan

I grew up in Show Low Arizona, served in the US Navy, and I'm the youngest of 6 children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been to school for refrigeration and for electronics. I love woodworking, working on my old truck, and listening to music, and Star Wars and superhero things. I'm a stepdad to 2 wonderful little boys. It's great seeing the love they have for their family and each other. I have a lot of work to become the parent I would like to be.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the LDS church. I was a rebelious teenager and young adult. I chose to not adhere to the word of wisdom. People were shocked when they found out I was a "Mormon", because I was not a good example of members of the church. My family goes back to the Pioneers that crossed the plains and helped to settle in Arizona. One thing that I think is important for people, both members and non members, to know is this; Everyone has to gain their own testimony of what is true, whether born in the church or conerting to the church. I can tell you that I am happier now that I am back in the church then when I was not active. I'm a better person than I used to be, and know that anything is possible. We do what we can and our Savior and Brother Jesus Christ will take care of the rest.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to do my best each day, some days are better than others. My wife and I were called to teach the 10-11year old boys. The topic for the year was the Old Testament. It was neat to see how much these young boys know about the scriptures. It also gave us a chance to study and learn more about the Old Testament. We now have other callings in our ward. I enjoy helping out others, whether it's helping a young man finish up his Eagle Scout Project or helping ward members go after fire wood for those who aren't able to themselves. I'm continually learning more about serving the families I hometeach, as well as my own family. Now that I'm older I understand that everyone has struggles in life and each are different. We are never given more than we can handle, and Our Heavenly Father knows more of what we are capable of then we know ourself.