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Hi I'm Graylon

I´m a pianist, violinist, and vocalist. Music is the way I live every day, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Graylon. I have lived in Utah my whole life, and have the most fantastic family in the world. I have always surrounded myself with music, and have never gotten bored. I have played the piano for the past 11 years, the violin for the last 7, and started teaching myself the organ about a year ago. I have been singing for as long as I have been able to talk, but never did anything more professional than school choir. I love to act, socialize, make music, listen to music, shop, go to concerts, and meet new people everyday. I love going to the mall to hang with friends, go to lunch, and do a little of my own shopping. I recently finished my first two semesters of college, loved it, and I plan on going into a specialty in the dental field.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. To say that I just followed examples may have been a possible reason for staying in the church for a while, but I have truly found that this church is true because it feels right. I never got that feeling whenever I had done something contrary to church standards. Following the standards of the church has never done anything to hurt me, or lead me to a place I should not be. I always feel at home in the church because there is a sense of unity with other Latter Day Saints that is hard to feel anywhere else. When I follow the teachings of the church I know what I am doing is right. If the church was not true those feelings would never ever come to me. It was only when I disobeyed when I felt alone, in the wrong place, and lost. Whenever I found my way back to the church I knew I was where I was supposed to be.

How I live my faith

I love to work with music in any way shape and form, so I lead the music in my church meetings. I also select the music that we sing in the meetings. I also have a choir that performs in these church meetings that I select music for and teach. I will also play the piano, organ, violin, or sing in these church meetings. I like to seek out the talent that is set apart in my community as to select others to be able to share their talents in these church meetings. I was recently called to serve for two years in Mexico on a mission for the church to be able to spread the gospel to those who are seeking out the truth. I support the leaders of the church, and try everyday to follow whatever counsel that these inspired leaders give.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Graylon
No. Not all Mormons are required to serve missions. They encourage every worthy, able young man to serve a mission. The church will also call worthy able sisters who have a desire to serve, but neither is required. The main mission that the church asks us to serve is to be an example, and follow the spirit by simply sharing with people who may be seeking out the truth. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Graylon
We do not worship Joseph Smith. We respect him, reverence him, and proclaim the marvelous work that he did in restoring the church, but we do not worship him. We worship our Heavenly Eternal Father, and His son Jesus Christ. Show more Show less