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Hi I'm Ryan

I grew up in Pennsylvania and now live in Japan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband, father, and doctor. I enjoy making music, and these days I express myself by singing songs with my toddlers, playing duets on the piano with my wife, and playing the organ at church. We constantly look for things to do outdoors - walk, run, hike, camp, and swim.

Why I am a Mormon

Life offers so many options and everyone's offering their own secret on how to live, eat, dress, talk, work, think, and be. I'm a Mormon because I took these questions to God and he answered me. I asked if following Jesus was the right thing to do, and if this was Christ's true church. He answered me with a peaceful feeling that has been confirmed many times.

How I live my faith

I do my best to follow Jesus Christ. At home I put family before other things I like to do and the result is a happy home. At church I teach a class of teenage boys - on Sundays we have lessons on honesty, respect, work, and on Wednesdays we do activities like games, sports, and planning camping trips. In my own time I try to find quiet moments to pray, read God's word in the scriptures, and ponder important choices I face.