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Hi I'm Timothy Kuhn

I grew up in Texas. I'm studying mechanical engineering at college. I write books and enjoy board games. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a family with two brothers and sisters, all older. There's a bit of teasing here and there, but we get along fine. What can I say? My family is awesome. I've shared a love of soccer with both of my brothers and father, and we've had some of the greatest Risk games the world has ever known. My entire family enjoys music, and while not all of us have learned instruments, we all love to sing together. I'm currently in the process of trying to teach myself the piano. I took several AP classes in high school, and while I did not get perfect grades, I did reasonably well. Electives I've enjoyed include theater, choir, creative writing and social dance. I moved to another state in between my sophomore and junior years of high school, which was a bit of an experience. I miss Texas, but can appreciate that at least Utah doesn't have hurricanes, fire-ants, or 100% humidity (I personally believe that it doesn't have any).

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church, but it wasn't until I was a young teenager that I really decided that I needed to know for myself if the Church was true. I knew my parents had testimonies, but I also knew that sooner or later that that wouldn't cut it. I couldn't just rely on their word that it was true. I needed to know for myself. So, I read and prayed daily, as had already been my habit, but now I was praying and reading specifically to know whether or not the Church was true. I never got an answer while I was on my knees. On Sunday, I was sitting at Church, watching the kids ages 5-11 singing about restored truths, and I felt something. I felt this warm joy and happiness, and I just knew that what the children were singing about was true. It was ALL true. I have since prayed several times when in need, and God has always answered my prayers.

How I live my faith

I try to serve others when i see opportunities, and I generally just try to be the best person I can be, and repent when I mess up. I read my scriptures and pray to keep my faith strong and recieve direction as needed. It's really not all that complicated. I just go to Church weekly and try during each week to be better and pray for help and to thank God for the many small blessings in my life, and especially for the big blessings, such as my family, my knowledge of Him, and my friends. I try to help out those around me, and each month I get to see some other families and make sure that they are doing well.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Timothy Kuhn
I am glad that God has given me such a wonderful family. I am glad for the concept of a family, of people who stick together, work together, laugh together, and learn together how to become better. I want to be with my family forever, and am greatful to know that this is exacly what God wants for us. My family supports and loves me, and I have learned so much from them. They might not be perfect, but they are far better than I could ever have hoped for, and I hope I make them proud. Family is important because they are the people whose example we try to follow, from whom we learn right from wrong. They are are rock, the one place we know we will always be loved, respected, and knocked down a peg when we're feeling too cocky. Why is family important? Because we need family in order to feel peace, stability, love, and ascceptance. We need family to be happy and to thrive. We need family in order to truly live life well. Show more Show less