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Hi I'm Wyatt Shepherd

I am a Son, I'm a Missionary, I'm a good friend and a caring person, I love everyone and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am currently a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am serving the great city of Philadelphia and I love it! I love sharing the gospel with people and giving them the hope and the security that comes from knowing that everyone single one of us is a child of God and he loves us. I am a very big believer in the concept of love which is the one thing everyone in this world needs. God is love and I am so very thrilled to be serving his children. Before my mission, I was involved in my high school student council and I loved serving them. I really enjoy being around great people. I was also involved in football, theatre, choir, and doing stage production. I guess you could say that I am a Jack of All Trades and it helps me to get to know a lot of different people!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church with my parents being very active members. I loved going to the youth programs they had and being those my age who were also of my faith. I didn't fully follow the Church until I started to go to high school. There was a lot of different opinions on things and I wasn't too sure what I should do. There started to be a lot of gray area that seem to be clouding my decisions to follow the Savior. I started reading the Book of Mormon and I felt like it was right. I also noticed my friends and my family and the love that they had for me. I know that it was their example and my personal witness of the Book of Mormon that has lead me to my great change. It was like.. I just knew it. Just like I knew that my mom loved me or that I need air to live. I know that this Church is true. I know that it has helped me in my life when I felt unsure or when I couldn't do things on my own. I know that the love God offers us is so much more than the love we can comprehend! I know our comission as spirit brothers and sisters of our Heavenly Father is to share that love with all those that need our help. That genlte touch or that tender conversation can change someone's life and help them improve to be more like the Savior and help them achieve ultimate happiness. The love of Christ is truly one of the greatest gifts that we can give as well as recieve!

How I live my faith

I constantly look for opportunities to share the Savior's love. One of the best ways is to serve people! As a missionary, I am blessed to be spending all of my time helping people come to know of the valuable truths that they need in their lives. I was also blessed to have been a help to the people affected by Hurricane Sandy. It was such a great boost to my faith to know that I am living the Savior's example by loving my fellow man. I know that I am living my faith when I follow the scripture in Matt 25:40.