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Hi I'm Wyatt Frasier

Born to the most loving parents in the World, I love to run, cook, and explore the world. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Bountiful,Utah the oldest of five children. I have a loving mother who will never let me achieve anything less than my best and a father who has a nearly eccentric love for testing out new ideas, recipes, or even model rocket designs. My parents instilled in me at a young age a desire to always be extraordinary and push my own limits, introducing me to all sorts of new ideas, peoples, and cultures. When I was 15 we adopted my youngest brother, Adam Girum, from Ethiopia, and were sealed to him in the Salt Lake Temple a month later. When I was 18 I chose to attend the US Military Academy at West Point both because I believe in the purpose of America and because I believe it would allow me to progress towards the greatest person I could be, and help others do the same through my leadership as a US Army officer. I believe every one of us has a divine call, and that it is up to us to search it from the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

I have never had one instant which has truly convinced me of the truthfulness of my religion. My life has seemed instead to be a sure and steady climb towards a sure knowledge of the Savior. Through all of the experiences, trials, and moments of joy I have found that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has been the truest and most reliable source of truth, support, and happiness. The knowledge that I have a savior who will help us through our lives and who speaks through a prophet on the Earth today gives me a sense of surety that I have never found elsewhere. I have a younger brother adopted from Ethiopia, and I cannot say there is anyone in my life who is more important to me and for whom I have a stronger love than him. When he was adopted my family was able to be sealed to him for time and all eternity in a temple of God, a blessing that brings me a peace and joy I cannot describe in any way but divine. To think that my brother and I share in a bond given from God is incredible! No matter what transpires here on this Earth we will always know with a firmness that we will have the opportunity to live with each other after this life. The joy, the peace, the safety, the reliability, and the infinite love that I know because I am a Mormon are what have made me a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My religion doesn´t simply cause me to do certain things, but also to BE a certain kind of person. I try as much as I can to think of my decisions and understand my motives and purposes to better follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. Despite the heavy part it plays in the Army, I abstain from things like alcohol or tabacco which are against my beliefs and am never hesitant to share with others why I act the way I do. Nearly once a month I will go home teaching: I will go and visit a family in my congregation who I have been assigned to care for and watch over. I will also take part in unplanned service activities in our communities, such as the clean up efforts for Hurricane Sandy which occurred in my town this past fall. I participate twice weekly in formal religious activities at my church on Sunday and at the LDS Institute of Religion at my university on Tuesday evenings. I am the branch pianist on Sundays, playing the prelude and the accompaniment for the hymns as the members of the congregation sing during the meeting. Though my youth was filled with days fighting and struggling with my mother as I practiced the piano, it is now something that brings me incredible joy and happiness, and I jump at the opportunity to share my talents and bring others together and closer to our Savior through songs. Currently, though, I have given the entirety of my time to the Savior as a full time missionary in Resistencia, Argentina, going out to preach His word among His people and invite them to come unto Christ.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Wyatt Frasier
As I reflect on the twenty years of life I have lived thus far, I cannot find a more sure answer to what has made me happy, given me support, or been a rock steady source of truth than my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. When I think of the marriage my parents had in the temple and the sealing ordinance my family took part in to seal my adopted Ethiopian brother to my family for eternity, I am overwhelmed with a feeling of gratitude and joy. This is only one of many examples of how this gospel has blessed my life! How selfish would it be for me not to tell others then about this fantastic work, to invite others to share in the same blessings that I have enjoyed? That is why myself and others go out for two years, putting away all distraction and proselyte to all nations and peoples. To invite them to hear this good word and share in the blessings we have received. Show more Show less