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Hi I'm Kyle

I grew up in Mesa Arizona. I was a United States Marine for six years. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and father of three. I became a member of the LDS church at the age of 21 while serving as a United States Marine. I love all kinds of outdoor activities like hiking, camping, water skiing, snow skiing, surfing, snorkeling, bike riding, running, and triathlons. I also love playing many sports like basketball, tennis, racket ball, softball, and volleyball. After a brief stint with corporate America, I found my passion in self employment as a Videographer and creator/owner of my own wedding and reception facility. I love my chosen career because it allows me to spend as much time as possible with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a young adult a close friend of mine died within six weeks of being diagnosed with Leukemia. I wanted to know where a person went after this life. I struggled with the views of my current religion that after death people went to either Heaven or Hell. This did not follow what the Bible and my own religion taught about the Resurrection and final judgement of the Lord. My question was, How could a person go to Heaven or Hell without first being judged by our Heavenly Father? For many years I found no answer to that question except thru my prayers, I was given the answer that there was another step in Gods plan. When I met the Mormon Missionaries and started investigating the Mormon Church, they told me about our Heavenly Fathers Plan of Salvation. I will always remember the moment when the missionaries first told me of that principle of the gospel. I sat silently for several minutes. The missionaries fearing that I was rejecting their message, meekly asked me how I was doing. I told them that about two years earlier that the Holy Ghost had confirmed that principle to me and that I had no idea that there was any religion on earth that taught this principle. After that, I learned of many other principles of the gospel in which I had never thought about. I prayed about everything I was being taught and received a confirmation of the wholeness of the gospel from the Holy Ghost. I was baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints a few months later. That was two decades ago and it was only the beginning of my personal testimony of Gods Plan and my Savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I find it that my life is much happier and fulfilling when I am living righteously. Our Heavenly Father wants us to be happy people. Thru righteous living I feel well adjusted in both my personal and professional life. I do not enjoy a lot of drama in my life. Thru personal prayer I feel the promptings of the Holy Spirt guiding me to the places I need to be and people I need to be with. The LDS church teaches a principle called the Word of Wisdom. Its provides its member and anyone for that matter with basic standards to follow in our daily life. It taught of the dangers of tobacco and alcohol more than a century before the FDA or surgeon general. By following it teachings about healthy foods to eat I can stay in great shape without any diet fads. I am honest in my dealings with my fellow man, this has led to an exceptional relationship with my clients and fellow professionals. I grew up in the scouting program and one of my callings at church has been to work with the youth both spiritually in Sunday school and outdoors in the Churches sponsored Scouting program. This has been very fun and rewarding. Last year we took a 12 year old boy on his first camp out and were surprised when we learned that he had never seen a camp fire before. He kept running into the woods and fetching more and more wood for the fire. Eventually we had to ask him to stop. There we so many sticks and logs on the fire that we thought we might have to stay up all night before it would burn out. I will all be grateful for the opportunity I had that night to assist in bringing such joy to that young boy.