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Hi I'm Alex

I was baptized into the Church in October of 2006 at the good ol' age of 23.

About Me

I think I'm a geek. I like playing with technology, and then helping others learn how to play with technology. My technical background includes a diploma in Digital and Interactive Media Design, and a BA in Professional Communication. However, I just made a career switch to financial services. Ta-da! Currently, I enjoy bizarre drawings and conversations with my two young children, as well as learning and growing into a better "me" with my amazing wife, Karen.

Why I am a Mormon

I was introduced to the Church via my wife (who was my girlfriend at the time). For the longest time, I would attend Church and sleep on her shoulder. The missionaries offered to come and teach me, but I declined. In 2005, I accepted Gordon B. Hinckley's challenge to read the Book of Mormon by the end of the year: starting on November 20th and finishing close to December 26th. I remember early on praying to know if the book was true...and I received an answer, quite early on, that it was. I met with lots of missionaries, and witnessed some amazing testimonies from these fine gentlemen. But it wasn't until after I married Karen in 2006 that I got baptized. On October 14th, 2006 I gave up a lot of bad habits and was baptized. At that point, I still didn't know what I was doing, I just knew it was what I had to do. A year later, Karen and I were sealed in the Edmonton, Alberta Temple. Now, we have two lovely children, and we're doing our best to be our best so they can know the truths and learn the joys of living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

Often, I don't feel like I know enough about the scriptures or the Gospel of Jesus Christ. But I know that my (perceived) limited knowledge does not limit me from serving. Thus, I live my faith by serving anyone I can in a multitude of ways: helping move, carrying groceries, opening doors, cleaning litter, smiling, saying "hello" and making bread. I do what I can.