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Hi I'm Bryan

I grew up in Utah. I design websites and computer programs. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy many different things including, but not limited to: woodworking, welding, web design and programming, writing, drawing, and reading. I took 3 years of both woods and welding in high school. I think that really my main interests lie in creation. If I can make something for others to enjoy it makes me happy. But it's not just about the finished product it's also about working with the person I am making it for and making sure that they take pleasure in it. I graduated high school recently and have been working at various different jobs since, from landscaping to web design, woodcrafts and specialty jobs for friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that was already a part of the church. So I have been exposed to it my whole life. Many people think that I only go because my parents go and that it is just easier than fighting them, but this is not true. My parents never actually forced me to go. I chose every Sunday whether I wanted to go or not, and they would not fight my free will. I admit sometimes I didn't go, as I got older I truly found the importance of going to church. I cannot deny what I know in my heart to be true. This is God's church, and He has asked that we do certain things, and refrain from certain things. I know this to be true. And I also know that if you follow what he asks, you WILL be blessed. Perhaps not immediately, but you will see the fruits of your labors. I am human, as are we all, and in the past I have made some not so great choices. But if you stop what you are doing and follow Christ, and truly repent, you will be made clean, you will be free from the guilt and the weight that comes with it. You feel so light and free when you forsake your sins. If you continue on the path you start after repentance you can have that feeling and such a pure joy with you at all times, that no amount of hardship can bring you down. You will know of true joy, as I do. If you live the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints you will find peace and happiness. And this I leave with you in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen

How I live my faith

I strive to help others as much as possible. If I see a neighbor struggling to carry something I will rush over and help. If the garbage has been taken away I make sure to bring in my neighbors garbage as well. I care deeply for each and every person I know, they may be a pain at times, infuriating even, but that does not change my love for them and the person they are underneath. Whenever possible I visit the temple and perform baptisms for the dead, it's such a blessing to know that you are giving people that option that were not able to do so while they were alive. If they choose not to accept it that is fine, but I know that I did all that I could do for them. I am currently serving in the Paris France Mission. I know that I have been called of God, through a living prophet, Thomas S. Monson, and I have the ability to help the people here understand and know more about God's Gospel. I have seen, and will continue to see the miracles that come to people's lives thanks to the principles taught therein.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Bryan
No, they are not. As with everything, serving a mission is a choice. While it is asked that we go, ultimately, no one can make that decision for you. I have chosen to serve a mission because I know that it will bring me closer to my Heavenly Father and it gives me the opportunity to serve others in a more profound way than any other thing available to me. I will grow and learn so much while I'm gone that can't be learned at a school. Show more Show less