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Hi I'm Tyler

I grew up in California, I became an Eagle scout in BSA. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In high school, I was a peer counselor where I helped students help themselves with any issues they had. Some of my hobbies and interests are singing, listening to a variety of music, hunting, fishing, video games, board games, movies, and pyrotechnics. I am the sixth of seven children. I have taken one semester of local college GED classes. I have three older brothers, two older sisters, and one younger brother. I have been called to serve as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Colorado Fort Collins Mission. I come from a missionary-minded family and I have long waited to serve. I am so excited for this opportunity to labor in the Lord's work.

Why I am a Mormon

I chose to become an offical member of this church when I decided to be baptized at 8 years old. I knew what baptism was and knew the purpose of it, but I have come to realize that there are more meanings to it than what I understood then and why it is important. When I received the gift of the Holy Ghost, I was not sure how to use it. Over time I have learned how to use it and have come to realize that it truly is a gift given to us to help us in life in more ways than I imagined. When I feel the Holy Ghost it testifies to me of the truthfulness of the Gospel and helps my testimony grow stronger. I choose to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ because He is the way to truth, love, and everlasting happiness. He is the light in darkness and the light will always cast out Darkness. I find truth in the teachings of the Gospel, love in Jesus Christ because of his atoning sacrifice for not only me but for all who have lived, lives, or will live here apon the Earth. I can earn everlasting happiness by living the commandments of God. And by living those commandments, I can live with my family together forever and there is nothing more important to me in this life than that.

How I live my faith

I enjoy singing in church and school choirs. I am a Tenor and have participated in many school competitions, community services such as singing for the Retired Teacher's Association, at hospitals, local religous gatherings, and community festivals. I took part in many Boy Scouts of America (BSA) community service projects for merit bages and Eagle projects. I have achieved the rank of Eagle in BSA. It was a long, somewhat stressful and exhausting accomplishment. But in the end, it was worth it. It has been the hardest goal to achieve in my life so far. I served on a church youth council where I and other youth with adult youth leaders helped plan activities and community service projects for the youger youth. These activities are meant to unite the youth and build friendships through activites which the teachings of Jesus Christ are implemented so we can all spiritually grow and live a happy life.

What is being a Mormon like?

Tyler
Being a mormon means that you are are a saint. And a saint is someone who keeps trying to live a better life and make better choices when we feel or know we have done wrong. All a mormon wants is "the best". Heavenly father (God) wants us to be the best we can be and wants us to have the best and that is "eternal life", which is the best gift we can achieve if we follow the commandments he gives us. In order to achieve "the best", we have to earn it. Now we know that living a perfect life is impossible for us because we do not have the ability to always choose correctly. We all make mistakes and are imperfect. However, God gave us the gift of agency. With that agency, it is for us to choose the harder right or the easier wrong. Now, the hardest part of being a Mormon is knowing right from wrong. In other words, Satan knows our weaknesses and he will use those weaknesses against us. And when we fall for that weakness, that is the moment when we realize we are imperfect. So living as a mormon has its challenges, but what would be the point of life without challanges? We would learn nothing. Living a mormon life is challenging only if we allow it to be when it really dosent have to be if we just obey the commandments of God and be humble. When we are humble we are teachable. And when we are teachable we are subceptable to the Holy Ghost who only testifies of the truth. So if we always have the spirit of the Holy Ghost to be with us, we can always make the right decisions. Show more Show less