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Hi I'm Peter

I'm a Japanese Texan who loves being a dad, I'm married to my college sweetheart, I'm a dentist, and yes, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am originally from Texas and have lived here most of my life. I am married to my college sweetheart, who happens to be my best friend and partner in life. We are the proud parents of a 5-month old baby boy who keeps us busy all day (and yes, sometimes all night!). I am a dentist also, a career that has been a great joy to be a part of. There is something gratifying when I can go to work and help relieve people from their pains or give them a smile that they’ve been wanting for awhile. When we have free time, my family likes to relax by canoeing, hiking, and fishing.

Why I am a Mormon

I read the Book of Mormon. And after having read and prayed about it, and the special feelings I get as I read it, I know it to be true.

How I live my faith

I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. I am grateful for His wonderful atonement- where he suffered and paid the debt for all of our sins. Because of this great sacrifice, I can repent every day and become a better person…and truly become more like my loving Savior. I have found too that living His commandments brings real happiness…that it free’s my life from unnecessary burdens and sorrows. Also, it fills my life with a happiness that isn’t fleeting or temporary and it gives me strength to overcome life’s trials and challenges. It really is an amazing blessing, to know that God has again restored the gospel of Jesus Christ on this earth again, in its simple purity, and has called as in former times prophets and apostles to lead and guide this Church under the direction of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Because I know these things are true, I can live my faith.