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Hi I'm Kamron

I grew up in Utah and Wyoming, the youngest of 7 kids. I worked as a river guide in the Grand Canyon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of seven children. We were raised faithful to the beliefs of the Mormon Church and faithful to spending time in nature and the outdoors. My father made his living writing about trout fishing in Utah and elk hunting in Wyoming. We rarely had a picture taken of us without a fish in hand. My wife and I are now the proud parents of five children. I've not taken up fishing the same as my father, but I have gained a testimony of the true and living Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Church He established through the Prophet Joseph Smith. The outdoors have always played a heavy role in my life experiences as well and I like to write about the connections I make between nature and the Gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up as a Mormon, it was often assumed - sometimes even by those close to me - that I only followed like a sheep and did not follow my own path. I strongly disagree. I would not have the strong convictions I do as a Mormon if I had not had the truthfulness of the Gospel confirmed to me personally through my own prayers and personal decisions to try the word in faith. It began with a faithful, if not practical trust in what I had been taught - but I did ask plenty of questions along the way. I was lucky to have family and teachers in my life that were able to help me find the answers I needed. As I prepared for a mission, I had to dig deeper and I discovered a personal relationship with my Savior, Jesus Christ. I want to strengthen that. Simply put, I am a Mormon because I tried the experiment - or tested the promise given at the end of the Book of Mormon (Moroni 10:3-5). The experiment is like a scientific one, there is a method to it. It's the most important one you'll ever try. I hope you do. Some that I've tried sharing the Gospel with have rejected the experiment at face value, for whatever reason I cannot yet understand. It is, after all, an invitation to discover the truth for yourself, by yourself and from the source of truth - not by taking my word or any man's word for it. The truth will be revealed to you as you sincerely seek it, and the truth will set you free!

How I live my faith

I live my faith as a lifestyle and not just on Sundays at church - that is to say it is always a work in progress. One of the reasons I love being a Mormon is that it reminds me of who I am and who I am supposed to become. Those two are not always the same person, but I am convinced that no matter how hard it seems, or how many times I fall so short of it, it is always worth trying to be like Jesus. As my older brother, that's one of the main reasons He came to this earth, to show an example, and teach us how to be the best we can be. He loves us all so very much, and is involved in our lives. Often it is far more than I would expect of myself, but every time I strive to live the teachings He gives us, I am rewarded. Hopefully I've been able to be a good example to those around me as a Boy Scout leader, father and husband. The best part is that as I give everything I've got, He fills in the rest of what is needed to become all I can be. I have faith, and I try to act in faith towards the standard He set. That is how I live my faith - a constant effort. With His help I can.