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Hi I'm Ryan

i am just an average guy that loves to play sports and try new things! i am a farming, ranching, outdoor loving, Mormon!

About Me

i love to play sports!!! when i am not working or working i am probably lifting weights or playing sports! and if ya still can't find m i am probably with one of my friends fishing. i love to be involved and try new things! one of my goals that i set for myself a few years ago was to try something new every year. now not just like a different way to drive home or a different food, its like to completely amerce myself in a brand new activity and become passionate about it for as long as i can. for example when i was in high school i told myself that i would try a new sport every year except for football... i looooove football! so i have tried art, choir, skiing, snowboarding(which i like better than skiing), track(mainly throwing and short relays), baseball, wrestling, golf, tennis, rugby, YO-YO( which i love also) just to name a few... i love being a jack of all trades and to try to open my sphere of friends! i am in the process of getting ready to go on a mission in a few short days and i am nervous but excited about it. i love the gospel and would love it if everyone was able to partake of the blessings and opportunities that come with this beautiful gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

i am a member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints because i was born and raised in the gospel and it has always seemed right. everything in the church makes sense from the prophet down to little ole me. and how we are all interconnected is a beautiful thing. i know the church to be true because i have felt the truthfulness of this gospel and i am filled when i am living the way i should be. when i feel the spirit there is really not anything that can get me down because i am just so happy. i think that is the reason i am a Mormon. its because the gospel and the atonement bring me so much joy and happiness! without the gospel i would be a lost soul for sure! i would be 'a natural man' and would not be able to be as happy as i can be with my family forever! and lastly i am a Mormon because i know without a doubt that i have a savior who lives and loves me and who wants me to succeed and be as happy as he is! i know that The Book of Mormon is the word of god and that i man can grow closer to god by living its words than by the words of any other book! i know that the priesthood of god has been restored to the earth today through the prophet Joseph Smith and has been passed down through prophets and apostles to lead and guide the lords church. i am a Mormon because i know that it is right and i don't want to let my savior down! and because i want to live with my family forever in happiness someday!

How I live my faith

i love serving!!! in the church we serve each other all the time. it is just simply part of our religion. but i would submit that it is one of the most worthwhile activities a person can ever find! i know that there is a bit of a stereotype of service that nothing is truly from the heart service, that there is always an end goal or a gain that comes from serving. and to this i say yes there is a reason why we serve. i serve because i feel so happy when i give service! i also know that the more service i give the more lives i can bless and touvh and the more opportunities others have because i took a little bit of my time and energy to help another. and really what what Christs whole life filled with other than serving his fellow men. "in as much as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren ye have done it unto me." need i say more?