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Hi I'm Heyden Hoyt

I'm a pilot, college student, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have grown up most of my life a small town in Utah. I recently returned home from serving in the Texas Houston East (THE) Mission I have a wonderful family and I am the youngest. I have chosen to study aviation science at Utah Valley University and I plan on becoming an airline pilot. I love to fly. I have achieved my private pilot certificate (pilot's licence) and will fly every opportunity I get. I never get bored with the feeling of leaving the ground and seeing the world from a new and amazing perspective. I get to have a new adventure every time I climb into the cockpit. I have had the opportunity to see some of the most amazing views of the beautiful mountains and valleys of Utah from the controls of an airplane.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I grew up in the church, I eventually had to find out for myself if it was true or not. I came to know that this church was true simply by reading, pondering, and praying. I received answers to my prayers. I can't say I learned all at once that this was true. Little by little I gained a testimony by small acts of faith. I came to know that Joseph Smith was a prophet and that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has truly been restored. As I have lived the gospel, I have found happiness and guidance. Studying the scriptures and listening to modern-day prophets and apostles gives me the answers I need for life's hardest challenges. There are many things in the world that take our attention away from the things that really matter. Living the gospel of Christ helps me to overcome personal challenges and gives me the perspective I need to know what my purpose is and know what things are important. Just as I have the tools to navigate me when I am in an airplane, I also have the guidance I need for my life by living the gospel of Christ.

How I live my faith

The little things every day are important. Daily personal prayer and scripture study can lay the foundation of happy and successful lifestyle for anyone. I live my faith by trying to do these little things every day. Regular church attendance also brings great blessings. I recently returned home from a two year mission near Houston, Texas. That has been a large part of how I have lived my faith. Though I put a few things on hold for a couple years, I have experienced greater joy than ever by giving this service. Every time I do something to live my faith, there is always a blessing that will come from it.