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Hi I'm Skyler

I'm a Brazilian food lover, expecting father, and a happy husband. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love mountain biking and snowboarding because that pretty much keeps me busy for when I'm not in school or with my wife. I'm most definitely not perfect. In fact, I'm very far from it. But what makes me happy and content is the gospel of Jesus Christ. This aspect of my life helps me know that the atonement is everlasting and ever-present. I'm so grateful for my family and my wife who keep me going and support me in my times of weakness. They are everything to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church, and the reason I have remained a Mormon is because of the hope that there is life after this world with my beautiful family. I can understand that it may be difficult to comprehend that family ties are perpetuated beyond the grave. But the gospel of Jesus Christ is the one thing that keeps me going. It's because of Him that I'm still holding on and going as strong as I can each day.

How I live my faith

I go to church at 9:30 a.m. and am currently the secretary to the president over the men of our ward. It is quite a wonderful experience that helps me understand the needs of those in our organization. I love to hang out with the friends that we make there and to share our faith with them as well. It is so satisfying!

What is the difference between attending a church and attending a temple?

The difference is simple. In the church buildings we renew our own covenants (promises with God), and learn more about the Gospel. Everyone is invited to attend meetings in church buildings. Temples are named "The House of the Lord" because it is there where worthy members of The Church make covenants to not only help themselves in their eternal progression, but it's where those same members can help those who have passed beyond the grave and are not able to complete the physical ordinances available to us here on earth. Show more Show less