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Hi I'm Dean

I'm a Mormon, true blue, through and through!

About Me

I'm married with 4 children and love spending time my wife and kids. I love to play hockey with my boys, watch scary movies with my daughter and go for walks with my wife. "In life, to be honest I failed as much as I've succeeded. But I love my wife, I love my life and I wish you my kind of success." -- The late great Dicky Fox

Why I am a Mormon

On February 9, 1979, I accepted Jesus Christ as my Saviour. I promised on that day that I would do my best to honour Him, do what He has asked me to do, and try to remember Him and His sacrifice each day. I am a Mormon because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church where I have found the complete truth of what I consider the gospel of Jesus Christ. As I have studied other faiths and religions, attended other church services and prayed for knowledge about God, no other feelings or experiences have been greater than those I have as I have studied and applied in my life the gospel of Jesus Christ as restored by the prophet Joseph Smith. I believe there is a God, I believe Him to my Heavenly Father. I believe in His Son, Jesus Christ and that He is my Saviour and King. I believe He paid the price for my mistakes that I might find mercy and forgiveness on judgement day. I believe God the Father and Jesus Christ came to earth and called Joseph Smith to be a prophet in these modern days. I believe Joseph Smith under Jesus' direction restored His gospel in its fullest on the earth once again and gave his life in doing so. I believe.

How I live my faith

I am so not perfect. Far from it. But I try to live my life in a way that will grant me the opportunity to live with my family forever. When I don't measure up I do my best to make use of the Atonement of Jesus Christ and recommit to Him as my Saviour as I worship Him each Sabbath. With those of my Mormon faith, I do my best to stand on the front lines and help build God's kingdom here on earth. With my friends of other faiths I share in our common beliefs and respect the beliefs we don't share.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

I believe Earth is patterned after Heaven. So just as I have loving parents here who want the best for me. They taught me principles and gave my life structure growing up in the way they felt would be best help me achieve happiness and success. Likewise, I believe I have Heavenly Parents who love me and created this earth so I could learn principles and have structure so that I could grow and progress in a way that would best allow me to find happiness and success. I believe I lived and existed in a spirit body before I came to earth. It was created so I could come here and obtain a physical body. Yes, I will someday donate that body to feed the worms and flowers but I will continue living once again in that spirit form. Only this time I will hold onto all the knowledge I learned here on earth. One day, my spirit and body will reunite, or resurrect, just as Jesus did. I will then continue to live on forever with my family. Show more Show less