Hi I'm Aaron
I grew up in Oregon, but now Idaho is home. I have a great wife and 3 wonderful kids, and I'm a Mormon.
I'm a husband and father, and I'm the COO of a large dermatology practice. I am interested in aviation, World War II history, cooking and building model aircraft. I love my family most of all, they are so great. Our kids are all teenagers. We try to spend as much time as we can together. I like history, technology and other eclectic interests.
Why I am a Mormon
The light and perspective that the Gospel beings into my life cannot be overstated. I feel like all of my family happiness, all of my personal joy, and all the truths I know by personal experience and by the sweet comfort of the Holy Ghost have given me a life of such wondrous joy and love and peace. I know that Heavenly Father loves me and each of us as his precious sons and daughters. I can identify with that because I know how I feel about my own wife and children. The knowledge that He is my Father, that He loves me, and that He wants me to be happy forms every other thought and decision of my life. I know that Jesus Christ really is the Son of God. His infinite love has snatched me from an eternity of misery and heartbreak. How can I not serve Him the rest of my life? I am so grateful for the knowledge that because God loves us, He continues to call prophets in our day, to teach us and guide us. The same spirit that testifies to my heart that God lives and that Jesus is the Christ also testifies to me that Joseph Smith was the Lord's first prophet called in these times to re-establish the church. I also know that the Bible and the Book or Mormon are both true testimonies of God. Both of these records bring me to love God more, and teach me things that throw light into my life.
How I live my faith
I try to live my faith first and foremost in my family. I think that is where the Gospel has the most long-lasting and meaningful impact. We pray together, read scriptures together, I try to love those around me. That can be challenging in work or other environments, but I am trying to be a disciple of Jesus Christ, albeit not the best one, so I feel it is important to treat others as He would. I also try to serve without being asked, or, when I am asked, to serve with a giving heart, like I really mean it.