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Hi I'm Rylie

I was born in Utah. I love music, education, friends, and especially my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born with a love of things around me, especially music. I have grown to appreciate musical theater, choir, dance, and all forms of the arts. I currently have been called to serve a mission, and am excited to share what I believe with the people I have been called to serve. My family consists of my mother and father, an older sister and brother, and a younger brother.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was young, I went off of my parent's testimonies of the Church and of the truthfulness of the Gospel. As I grew up, I began to realize I didn't feel things like the Spirit the same way others did. At that time, I had the desire to gain my own testimony of the truthfulness of what I had been taught my entire life to that point. I loved my parents, and because of that, I spoke with my father of the problems and doubts I had. He told me what I knew I had to do, but what I had forgotten was important. I was told to pray, read the scriptures, and ask of God if what I read was not true. He told me that if my heart was truly humble, wanting to know the truth, and that I was sincere, that God would not lie to me. He would tell me the truth, because He loved me. It was several months later of study, faith, and hope in Him that I received my answer. I was watching a new show from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir that my father had bought for me and during a specific song, I felt a strong feeling that I had never experienced before, rush through me. It was clear to me that it was true. All of it. I cannot remember when I had stopped crying, but I knew. Life is not easy. I have had other occasions where doubt has crept into my mind. I do the same thing I did then. I pray, study, and pray to the Lord with a sincere heart and hope that he will give me the answer that is true. Faith is not something that you have, it's something you find, and you find it one day at a time. I live my faith. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I know that it is true. I know that what I have worked for and believed in is not vain. I want to share this with everyone I meet. Being a "Mormon" is not just about what we believe in. It is how we allow Christlike attributes to be grown in our lives. It is how we lead our lives so we can be worthy to live with God again after our mortal life is over. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by choosing to follow Christ's example. I want to be like Him, I want to grow, to fulfill the life that I am supposed to live. Currently I serve in my calling as the Primary Pianist, and I cannot say fully how wonderful children are. They are so pure, innocent, and beautiful in the knowledge of the simple and wonderful things of the Gospel. Each day I rise with renewed hope in Christ and hope that this day will be one where I may grow and learn on how I can better come unto Christ.

What is faith?

Rylie
Faith is something that grows within you as you learn to trust in God and His will. It holds deep meaning in my heart as it is a major driving force in all that I do. Faith and Hope work side by side. If you have faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ, you have hope that He can influence your life for good and that you can follow Him. Faith is to give hope and trust in the Lord's timing and His will. It is the opposite of doubt. It fills you with light and makes your soul rejoice. If you follow what the Lord desires of you, that faith will grow, and as you have hard times and turn to the Lord, your faith will grow and you will understand how the Lord works. Show more Show less