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Hi I'm Kadyn

I love basketball & I love being with family & friends. I'm from Wyoming, & I'm serving a mission in McAllen Texas.

About Me

I am 21 years old and I am currently serving a mission in the great Texas McAllen Mission, one of the few missions in the world where you are able to teach in two languages! I love being a missionary! I am a super happy person and I am also super crazy at times because it keeps life interesting. I love to play all kinds of sports, you name it and I will play it, but my favorite sport is basketball. My dreams for after the mission are to play basketball and to go to school. Family is also super important to me, so anytime I have a chance to do something with them I am there. I love being with friends too, just being around others is always better than being alone. I also love music, playing it and singing it. I think life is great!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, and was born in the religion, but everyone at one point in their life needs to find out, for themselves, what they want to do with their life and where they want to go. I came to a point in my life where I realized that I wasn't happy and that I needed a change. I wasn't living the things that I had been taught in church and neither did I know they were true. I reached a very low point in my life where I felt all hope was lost and that any chance of happiness was lost. I didn't know if God was there or if He cared about me or even knew who I was. At this crucial moment in my life, where I felt abandoned and alone, I decided to cry out to my Heavenly Father and ask if He was even there and why I was so unhappy. I remember that after I prayed and asked that question, I felt my Father in Heaven's love for me, almost as if a warm blanket of love was wrapped around my heart. I knew that my Father in Heaven knew what I was going through and that He did indeed love me. I started to make the necessary changes in my life to come closer to my Savior. Through the help of my Savior, I found the happiness that I was looking for and came to know that the things I was taught in this church are true. I know that we have a loving Heavenly Father that cares and wants to help us, so long as we follow His commandments. I have never been so happy in my life and this happiness just continues to grow as I continue to follow my Savior and Redeemer. I know this church is true and because of the experiences that I have had. For that reason, I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday with everything that I do. I try to live my faith through being kind to everyone and helping them in whatever way I can. I am currently a full time missionary serving in the Texas McAllen Mission. While I am a missionary I put all the "norms" of the world to the side, for these two years, and focus on the people around me and how I can help them to come closer to their Savior, Jesus Christ. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication but I know that it is what Heavenly Father wants me to do. Also, through following what He wants me to do, I have found more happiness than I could have ever hoped for and I know that it only comes through living by His standards and not our own, and following what He has asked of us.

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a Mormon is awesome! Through following the teachings of Jesus Christ, those that are taught in our church, we can truly find the real, enduring happiness that God wants us to have. I truly believe that Mormons are the happiest people on Earth and I consider myself one of them! Show more Show less