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Hi I'm Ryan K

I live in the great city of Omaha. I work for a bank. I play sax and clarinet. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My family joined the church in the late 80's in Bandon, Oregon. I currently work full-time and go to school in the evenings studying business administration. I like watching movies, reading books, and all things Apple. I play the clarinet in the local symphony. I also play the saxophone and piano. I love to play music. In 2008, I married my sweetheart. A few short months after we married, my wife was diagnosed with cancer. Just before our first anniversary, she lost her battle and cancer took her. While losing my wife was difficult, I wouldn't trade those special months we spent together in for anything.

Why I am a Mormon

I remember when I was a small child and the missionaries coming into our home and teaching my family about Jesus Christ. At that time, I was too young to really understand everything that was being taught. Through the years, I have grown to know and love my father in heaven. It was through this personal relationship with my heavenly father, that I came to know that the teaching of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are true. When I was 19, I was able to serve a 2 year church mission to eastern Canada and echo the same teachings which were shared with my family when I was young. Being able to share the message which has brought my family such happiness, was one of the best experiences of my life. After my wife passed away, I struggled to understand why God would let this happen. Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy. It took me some time, but I find solace in understanding that the Lord has a plan for all of us. I was married for all time and eternity. I know that one day a great reunion will take place and I'll be with my sweet wife again. This understanding has brought me much comfort and peace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be the best friend, neighbor, brother, son, and hard worker I can be. I do my best to prioritize the spiritual things in my life. In my church group, I've been given the responsibility to ensure that the membership and finances are in order. I love serving in this calling and contributing my talents to my church family. Attending church weekly helps me stay positive, live my beliefs, and be the best person I can be.