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Hi I'm Jacob Hyatt

I am a musician,an avid outdoorsman,an adrenaline junkie,a physical therapist, a father of two darling daughters and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Albert Einstein said "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." I have been lucky enough to see many of these miracles in my life. From the birth of my two children, to the two years that I spent on a mission in Cambodia, my eyes have opened to be able to see and recognize God's tender mercies. My days are spent working as a physical therapist, spending time with my family, and leftover free time is spent in the outdoors either fishing, hiking, biking, running, or archery practice.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both Mormon and instilled in me the importance of believing in Jesus Christ and relying on his teachings to help and guide me throughout my life. They taught me the importance of prayer and that God loves us and wants to hear from us. I love the Mormon church because of the message that is taught: God has a plan that will enable me to be with my family again after I die. I love my wife and my two daughters more than words can describe. I cannot imagine life without them. This message that families can be together forever brings me great peace in knowing that we can not be separated in life or death. Going to church each week, I learn how to become a better husband and father, and am strengthened by hearing from other peoples experiences and the things they have done to seek out happiness in their lives. It is in times of great distress that I realize how grateful I am to know that I can ask for help from a loving God who hears my prayers. I have seen God's hand in my life many times, and know that he is always there to protect me, comfort me, and answer my prayers.

How I live my faith

I have been a Boy Scout leader for almost 10 years and have been involved in teaching the young men of the church. I most recently took the 16-18 yr old young men on a 40 mile hike to Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in the continental U.S. I have served a mission in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for two years where I taught Christianity, English as a second language, and performed service projects to help the people of Cambodia. I had the opportunity to help translate in the operating room for a team of surgeons who performed repairs of cleft palates, and cleft lips for children in need.The two years that I spent in Cambodia changed my life forever. I am grateful to live in a country that is founded on the belief that "all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness (Declaration of Independence).