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Hi I'm Tyler

I'm tall. I'm a singer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm very obnoxious and say things the way they are even though it might not be the best time to. I love music and am currently a Vocal Performance major hoping to become a professional performer in operas and major works. I've been in choirs since elementary school and have gone all the way to National Honor Choir in my senior year of high school. My life has been dedicated towards music. Traveling is also a dream of mine and I've already had a chance to study abroad. I love change and living a life that is constantly changing.

Why I am a Mormon

My conversion only just happened over a year and a half ago, and no, I didn't grow up in the church. I found the gospel at the age of 16 and a few months later, was baptized as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I look back to those days, I remember how lost I was. I really poured out my soul in prayer for the first time and knew I needed Christ in my life. I've been to numerous churches under many denominations, none to which I was ever a part of, and remembered a friend that was Mormon and how great a person she had shown to be. I heard about the so called "strange beliefs" but decided to look for myself. I started talking to missionaries online and I really was interested in religion and what it made me feel like. I asked my friend how to become Mormon, and spent time talking with the missionaries, constantly reading the scriptures, praying and attending seminary. I loved attending church and being around such genuine, kind loving people, which had been the opposite of how I felt growing up. I truly felt the spirit and I soon saw my life go from lost to found. I knew I had a purpose and I wanted to be righteous. As I became converted, my mother saw a change in me, and also sought interest in the church. Just a month after I was baptized, I had the honor and authority to baptize her. After those life changing events took place, living the gospel was hard, but we soon realized how blessed we were and would become. We turned our lives upside down and went to church regularly. She soon went through a divorce and came to marry the father of the friend that brought me to the truth. We achieved having a happy, blessed family, sharing the same desire to serve God and live the gospel. I know I have a Heavenly Father who loves me and wants me to live with him again. I desire to have the light of Christ and know this is his one and only true church. I am a Mormon because I love having the Gospel of Jesus Christ in its fullness here today.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday and if I'm out of town, I try to go to church there as well. If I ever miss, I feel less whole, less knowledgeable. I make gospel living a must by always going to activities and putting myself around the missionaries to make myself want to live better and strive to be more like them because actually, they are serving and acting as Christ would. I'm not perfect, but I strive to by constantly reading the scriptures and praying for things I might usually overlook. I've learned that if I remember, I will endure to the end, which is eternal life, which means the end is endless. Every day, I look for the good in everyone. I've found that with the knowledge that we are all brothers and sisters and children of a Heavenly Father, my faith has grown in a way I wouldn't have guessed it could. I love singing in sacrament and feeling the spirit come through music and a talent that has been given to me personally. When I'm given the opportunity to give a talk, lesson or my testimony, I feel privileged to do so, to share my understanding of the divine truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.