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Hi I'm Daniel Joseph

About Me

I am a husband, father of two wonderful children, grand father of one lovely young girl and have a wonderful longtime best friend/wife. I love to read, work on family geneaolgy and talk with friends. I was a very hard worker until I was disabled. I miss going to work, but find fulfilment in working in the church. I find people watching is a wonderful pastime, to watch and share with others is one of life's little pleasures.

Why I am a Mormon

I was drawn to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, because of what I saw in some families, while I was coaching Little League. They had something that other families did not. I found out that they had and lived His Gospel. My son was the first to ask the missionaries over and take the lessons. He wanted to take them alone, I said yes, and hid around in the hallway and listened. I committed to baptism alone in the hallway. I follow the teachings of the gospel because I can be an example of His work here on this earth for the time I have left. I know I am following the true Church, I know that Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God, He did have a vision and he did restore the fullness of His Gospel here in the latter days. I have prayed for the truthfulness of this and it was confirmed by the Holy Spirit. My life is complete knowing and living this.

How I live my faith

Living as long as I have you find that sitting on a park bench and letting life go by is not living. I do what I can to help everyone out with what ever I can do for them. One aging neighbor can't get around very well and looks forward to getting his mail every day. he was making about 8 trips to the mail box every day untill the mail person came. I started calling him with the news that his mail is here. Now he has the energy to walk around the block, I do my Church callings faithfully, which is the family history center in my ward, because it gives me so much pleasure helping others. My home teaching families are important to me, I try to treat them as my own family members. I am also on the ward activities committe. Now this is the most fun job in the church, I get to be a part of all events. It is fun seeing everyone get together and smile and laugh. The part of living my faith that makes me feel the best is living His Gospel.

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Daniel Joseph
Countless times I have opened the Bible or the Book of Mormon, and just started reading. I have to stop and ponder the lines I had just read because the lesson that I am reading is about me. I have gotten the Lord's advice to many of my questions and problems on how to react to something or how to act toward others. It is all there for me to discover, the road map of life. What the prophets of the old testiment, the new testiment the prophets of the Book of Mormon have learned and what Jesus has taught us is all right there. If we just read and study them, how can we ever get lost again. God has seen to it that we have insight, direction and comfort in the scriptures, all we have to do is open and read, pray and live. Show more Show less