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Hi I'm Tyler

I grew up in Sacramento, California. I have a lovely wife and life keeps getting sweeter!

About Me

I enjoy playing all sports. I grew up playing mostly baseball and basketball. However, I am always game for water sports, snow sports, softball, football, roller hockey, volleyball, golf, or any other team sport. I love trying new things and expanding my knowledge in every facet of life. I am a college student studying political science. I enjoy learning about history, international studies and all different sciences such as astronomy, geology, geography and ecology. My wife and I enjoy seeing new places and trying new foods together. We are expecting our first child soon and are looking forward to having a few more.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a very curious person and will never settle for less knowledge. I wonder about the expanse of our universe and how it got there. I wonder about the laws that keep it together and who governs those laws. I am at awe when I see the beauties of this earth. I do not let these questions distract me from the simple things that Christ teaches us to follow. But I know without a doubt that there is purpose to everything that has been created. I am a mormon because it has all the truth and correct formulas for understanding truth that I need in this life to have true happiness and to be able to return with our Heavenly Father again. There is a plan that God has for us, and through faith and prayer he reveals to us our eternal purpose here on earth.

How I live my faith

In the Bible, Christ says, "If ye love me, keep my commandments". How are you supposed to keep his commandments if you don't know what they are? So, I make sure to read Christ's teachings everyday so that I can learn what it is that I am keeping and I pray to God in Christs name for help and guidance in understanding my role as Gods child. As I learn about Christs life and his teachings I understand that I must help and serve those around me. Something that my wife and I do to help serve others is to help people put together their family tree. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has all the resources for people to learn about their ancestors and to put together the puzzle of ones origins. As you learn about your past and about your relatives who lived before you, you start to feel your worth. As you see sacrifices made by earlier generations, you feel their love for you and that you do have purpose, and that we are all part of one eternal family whom God is the Father over.

To what do you attribute the growth of the Church?

Tyler
Christ taught that the purpose of lighting a candle is not to hide its light from shining, but to hold it up high so everyone can see. I attribute the growth of this church to the light that all people can see from righteous members of this church. It becomes contagious and continues to spread. Christ is the source of all light, and as we follow his teachings, others can see Christ light through us. Show more Show less