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Hi I'm Carlyle

I love to sing. I love to be crazy. I am a missionary in the Texas Fort Worth Mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of five children. My siblings are my best friends. Spending time with my family is my favorite thing to do. As a family we love to sing. My dad used to sing in barbershop quartets (nerdy, I know), and now 2 of my sisters and my dad and his twin brother sing together. When I was little I was burned on 21 percent of my body third degree, this was really hard for me because I was only 5 years old. My mom was a huge support in helping through this. Ultimately this trial has brought me closer to my Father in Heaven. I am currently a full-time missionary in the Texas Fort Worth mission. It has been the best thing in my life. It has brought me closer to Christ, and strengthened my testimony of so many different things. My love for others has grown immensely, because I now truly understand that we are all children of our Heavenly Father.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have wonderful parents who taught me the gospel from a young age. I was born into this church, but I had to come to the knowledge of it's truthfulness by myself. Through finding out this gospel is true, I also found out of the power of the Atonement. It is through the Atonement that we can live with Heavenly Father again. I know he lives, and I know that this is his true church.

How I live my faith

I am currently living my faith by being a full-time missionary, and sharing the gospel with those in Texas. As a missionary I am devoting every hour to Christ. Every minute of my day is spent focusing on God's children and how I can help them come closer to Christ. I get 2 hours of study every morning to better understand the gospel, and to better help those I serve. I have grown to know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God, through reading it and asking God if it is true. I also know that prayer is a two-way communication. We need to be doing the things that Heavenly Father has asked us to do like reading our scriptures, and serving others. I know that when I do these things it helps me come closer to Christ.