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Hi I'm Ryan

I'm a missionary, I'm a piano player, a writer and an outdoors enthusiast. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello. My name is Ryan Ross. First of all, I LOVE my life. I live with such an awesome family and I can't begin to explain how much they mean to me. My life consists of mainly a few things: school, work, church, piano, and girls. Ok, ok maybe not the last one so much...:). Even though my life is always busy, almost stressing to the point of tears, I couldn't have asked for a better one. I love playing the piano and find so much joy in that. I personally believe that through music we can find the solution to all bad feelings. I can't count (and not just because I can't count very high) all the times that I've been sad or stressed or scared, but I just listened to some music and it calmed me right down. And last but not least, I love the gospel. The gospel of Jesus Christ is the one thing that gets me through every day. Without the gospel in my life, I don't know where I would be or what I would be doing. It is the center of what I choose to do everyday.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I grew up in the church. I would go to church and do everything I was supposed to do just because I've never been taught anything else. The gospel was just a routine in my daily life. Then when I was 15 years old or so, a chain of events really influenced my gospel life. Every time something like that would happen I would get a really warm, good feeling in my heart about the gospel and from that time forward, I've known the church to be the only true gospel upon the face of the earth. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the true church. It is a huge part of my life and I don't know where I would be without it. I couldn't count all the times I have relied upon it for strength or comfort. I know that President Thomas S. Monson is the only living prophet upon the earth. I know that the priesthood is the power of God and He has given it to man for us to do his works upon the earth. Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer and He DID suffer in the Garden of Gethsemane some 2000 years ago for our sins and iniquities. He knows our pains and our sorrows. He knows what we are going through at all times and in all things. The Book of Mormon is the word of God and another testament of Jesus Christ. I know these things to be true and I leave these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I attend my Sunday meetings every week. Whether it be during a vacation or when I am just at home I always make sure I'm at church for the week. I always take the sacrament as a reminder of the sacrifice our Savior, Jesus Christ, suffered for us.

What is faith?

Faith is believing without seeing. You have faith that the sun will rise tomorrow, because you know it will come up, but you haven't seen it yet. Show more Show less