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Hi I'm Timothy

I enjoy biking and hiking. I grew up in Utah. I am a follower of Christ, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a recent high school graduate who is on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After my mission, I want to go to college and possibly Become an Aircraft Designer. I love planes, and would like to be able to fly/design them as a career. I enjoy some things that help to keep me fit. Though I don't much care for running, I do enjoy long bike rides--particularly ones with mountains for scenery. In addition, I love swimming and hiking. I don't normally do all three in one day, but I do like each individually. I'm also a bit of a geek. I love math and technology. During my free time you will see me playing strategy games of the sort. Finally, I enjoy reading scriptures and one of my favorite pastimes involves playing hymns and other music on my keyboard.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom grew up in the church and planted the seeds of faith within me, but during my childhood, we were inactive. In my youth, a scout leader invited me to church and asked me to sit with him. I started to go to church more regularly because I thought it was the right thing to do. Later, while struggling with some problems, I spoke with the Bishop and had my first spiritual confirmation. I knew that the church was true. I had a burning sensation telling me that I had a lot of work to do, but that I was on the right path. Time has passed, and with time, I've had many more spiritual experiences. I knew it was true then, and I still know it is true now.

How I live my faith

In order to best live my faith, I study the scriptures regularly. I try to be a good example for those around me, and also try to go places that invite the Spirit. I attend church regularly as well as attend something called institute. Institute is a lot like college in that they are classes you take, but it is also a place where members of the LDS faith better learn about aspects of the Gospel. It is also a safe haven in that the Spirit always seems to be present within the building. I also watch and study General Conference talks and watch Mormon Messages. Both of these are messages from church leaders that help us to remember what we should be doing and why we are doing it. General Conference, in particular, is given to us by church leaders including the Prophet. It occurs twice a year. Mormon Messages often appear more regularly and are generally incredibly short, making them useful for short time periods.