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Hi I'm Thomas Wiley

I grew up in Reno Nevada pretty much my entire life. I love everything from cars to food. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a member of the church my entire life but I never knew why I went to church until i became truly converted my junior year of high school. I absolutely love cars and worked at a car dealership for a time. My hobbies include snowboarding, mountain biking, martial arts, and racing. I plan to join the United States Air Force as an officer after I graduate from college.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was younger I was not active in the church. To be frank the only reasons I went most Sundays was because my mom dragged me by my ear and/or caught the fact that I wasn't actually sick. I though the people I was around at church were ignorant, blatantly ignoring the real world, and were foolish putting trust in some being that no one saw, felt, or touched. Also singing in primary was just dumb. I couldn't have been more wrong about everything. As I began high school i began to go to seminary. Again the only reason I went was because of my mother. She made a finical sacrifice by trying to incentivize me to go to seminary. She paid me a dollar every time I went. It worked. I went halfheartedly at first but I began to feel the spirit, and I began to read the Book of Mormon. This is where my journey of conversion began. It was a slow start. I knew about Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost. I believed, but my faith was shaky. I expected miracle

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the commandments the best I can. I try to be be as polite, kind, and loving as I can to all I know and meet. I am a ward missionary as of the moment, which means I assist and help with the work of the Lord along with the missionaries called to the area. I also do my best to volunteer when others need help. This includes moving in, moving out, and helping clean someones yard or house. I go to the temple as often as i can to do missionary work for the deceased.