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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to a wonderful wife and have four beautiful children - three sons and one daughter. I am an attorney, and when I'm not working or spending time with my family, I love to golf and fly fish.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe all of us seek answers pertaining to where we came from before this life, why we're here on earth, and where we're going after this life. I've found the answers to those questions, and others, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ gives my life meaning and direction. It brings happiness to me and my family. It has helped me to understand more fully the importance of family, and to know that, through our Savior, Jesus Christ, I can live with my family forever.  

How I live my faith

One way I have found that has helped me to live my faith, is to respond willingly when asked to or presented with an opportunity to serve others. For example, several years ago I was asked to teach every other week in a Sunday School class in our ward a local congregation. We were studying together in the New Testament at that time. I enjoyed teaching that class for several reasons. It provided me with a great opportunity to study the life of our Savior as I prepared for each class. Also, the wonderful brothers and sisters in our class were very talkative and supportive, and always offered insightful answers to questions, making the class very easy to teach. As a "home teacher," I've also been asked to pay special attention to the well-being of several families in our ward. Through that opportunity, I've been able to make lifelong friendships, and to offer assistance to them in times of need. My own family enjoys the blessing of home teachers that visit and watch out for our family, and we are grateful for their concern on our behalf.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Aaron
Actually, no Mormons are "required" to serve missions. However, I chose to serve a mission, and that choice was one of the most important decisions of my life. Serving a mission gives each missionary the opportunity to share the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to serve others exclusively for a period of eighteen months to two years. As a young man, I spent two years serving in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I saw the power of the message I was privileged to share change the lives of many of the people I met and was able to teach, as well as my own. In following in His footsteps and teaching his message, I came to know our Savior better than I had ever known Him before, and to love others as I knew he loved them. I would invite anyone who has never had the chance to meet with a pair of Mormon missionaries, to do so, and to listen to their vitally important message. Likewise, to any member of the Church who may be trying to decide whether to serve a mission, I encourage you to meet with your Bishop to discuss your thoughts, and to pray to your Heavenly Father concerning His will for you.    Show more Show less