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Hi I'm Tyson

My home town is Ogden, Utah. I am a convert to the church and have enjoyed everyday as a Mormon. The Church is real.

About Me

I am a 22 year old convert to the Church. I got baptized when I was 21 years old. I love helping others and many of my hobbies are performed outside. Snowboarding is one of my favorites though. I also enjoy farming and raising different animals. Musical firesides are my favorite church activity, though I do not have a pleasant voice. I have a firm testimony of Temples and think there is no better place to be on earth. I plan on working for the temple one day. I am a college student that never thought I would go to college. It has been one of the best experiences in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

If you would of told me I would be a Mormon two or three years ago I might of called you crazy. I didn't even believe in a God. I was in a really low place in life when I met one of my best friends, his name is Zach. He always had this light about him and was so happy all the time. One Sunday he invited me to his parents house for dinner. When I walked through the door I could feel the love his family already had for me, weird because they didn't even know me. They treated me like family from the first time we met. I was invited to the next Sunday dinner and have gone back ever since. Slowly they invited the missionaries over to try and teach me but I rejected them at first. I would always ask what it was that made them so happy and loving and the answer was always, "The Church". That is when I decided that I would look into the church, after a few lessons I knew I had to try with an open heart because if it wasn't true there was no down fall to trying. Slowly I started to build my testimony and have continued ever since. I love the church and the people in it. They always show me such love. People aren't perfect though and I have had my run ins with tough people but as someone like a mother to me always said there is no reason to get angry or mad because it only brings the person that is down and has little effect on the other. Be happy and smile!

How I live my faith

On Sundays when I am at church I help with the little kids, I also teach young boys between the ages 8-10 about the church. I always love to help others no matter what the service is. Being able to show others the love I have for them softens my heart because I can see they can feel the love. Being able to go with the young men to events and activities helps me bring out my younger side and helps the young men see the example I set. Every Thursday my family and I try and bring as many friends as will go to the temple with us, we are fortunate enough to have three temples within 15 minutes of our town.