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Hi I'm Ryan

I'm an avid reader, a doodler and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I'm serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I grew up on a very small farm in Provo, Utah where we have raised all sorts of farm animals. It has taught me how to work hard which has blessed me in every aspect of life. I like anything that has a good story, which includes books and video games. People often say I have a talent for drawing, but I consider it more as doodling. I'm a missionary right now, and I am away from family for these two years. I've put my life on hold for these two years and have devoted it to doing God's work, but when my two years are up I'm going to go pick up where I left off. I'll probably be better off too because I've taken these two years out of my life to serve God.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know that this path is for me. I have seen many blessings in my life and in my family's life. I grew up in the Church and both my parents were active members. I borrowed from their testimonies until eventually I had to decide if this path was for me, but at the same time I knew that it was true. Somehow, somewhere I had received a testimony and never really knew it until I had to decide for myself. That testimony has helped me continue to live the teachings of the Church, and I have been blessed more and more as I've stayed strong and continued to live the teachings. I have felt and recognized the Spirit more in my life and have received guidance from it at times. It has been a work in progress and will be all my life. Jesus Christ set the path for us to follow, and He gave us a way for us to return to that path if we ever slip off.

How I live my faith

I'm a missionary for the church and go about teaching people the glad message we have to share of the Restored Gospel. Even though I am a rather shy person I have still come out here to share this wonderful message, one that everyone can benefit from, because of the blessings, happiness, and peace that it has brought into my life. I have seen it bless many people and help them out in their lives. It has been a wonderful experience to be an instrument in God's hands in helping out my fellow spiritual brothers and sisters. I've seen the Spirit work through me and touch the hearts of those who have listened to us and were open to the Spirit. My testimony has grown as I've seen theirs grow. I also live my faith by doing what it teaches and continually striving to follow the example that Jesus Christ set. The Atonement, or in other words, Jesus Christ's sacrifice has been a great blessing in my life because it is only through Him that I can return to Our Heavenly Father.