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Hi I'm Waylon

I grew up in a small town in Utah and I love the outdoors and adventure and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love the outdoors. One of my favorite things to do is go hiking out in the mountains, and go explore places that most people do not know about. My favorite place to go is Zion National Park. Even though there is large amount of people there. After I get to the top of angels landing I feel like I own the mountain. I also love to go ride horses out here in the red hills. I am currently working two jobs right now to help pay for my LDS mission. I work as a cook in a restaurant. I also do construction.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I am a Mormon is because it is the easy way to live. I say easy because when you have the spirit with you. You feel a great feeling of peace and love surround you. The main reason I am a member is because I know that without a doubt this church is true. Anytime I have questioned it, if I just studied about it and prayed about it I would have my question answered. I have felt spirit the for as long as I have been a member. I have even felt the spirit before I was a member. I always feel this great love from the members of the church. I have got a lot of motivation and support from the members. I know my Heavenly Father loves me and he sent his son down so that through him we may be cleansed through the atonement of Jesus Christ. I know that he has blessed us with a living prophet of god. Because in July 2012 I decided to not go to college right out of high school and prepare for a mission. Than later in General Conference it was announced that all worthy able males may serve at the age of 18. I was then filled with the spirit and excited to serve my heavenly father. I know Heavenly Father has a plan for me, he sent me to a great family that loves the gospel and I am proud to say that I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

What I do to live my faith is I wake up early in the morning to study the gospel. My routine used to be read New Testament, then Book of Mormon, and then study the Preach my Gospel. Now I just recently finished the New Testament so I am no working on the Book of Mormon for a second time. One important way I live my faith is to have good friends surrounding me. Because of my friends influence and my families influence I am now ready to serve the Lord. I would also like to say my Bishop is a big influence in my life he has taught me many lessons in life. He is one of my best friends just about every Sunday I get to visit him and talk to him. I love my Heavenly Father and Savior, I love my family, I love my bishop, and I love my friends.

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Waylon
We need a Savoir because we all sin and we are not perfect. No unclean thing can dwell in the presence of god. So we need someone that has atoned for our sins which is Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ lovingly came to this earth and he suffered for all of our sins. So through him we may be able to repent and be forgiven for our sins. Without him we would not be able to make it back to our heavenly father. So because Christ was perfect in all things and because he kneeled down and took all of our sins upon him. That through him we can confess our sins and ask for forgiveness and strive to keep the commandments. We all can make it back to our father which is in heaven. Show more Show less