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Hi I'm Eric

I'm a father of 4, a Pharmacist and owner of an independent Pharmacy, a black belt in Taekwondo and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been happily married to my wife for the past 8 years. I have 4 wonderful children and a dog. I love to listen to music, read books (especially science fiction), and I enjoy participating in Taekwon Do. By day I am a Pharmacist and owner of an independent pharmacy and health food store. I served a mission in South Korea in 1996-98 and even though I can't really speak Korean anymore, I still love to cook the food.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, and when I was 16 years old one Sunday night I decided to spend some time reading in the Book of Mormon. I read 3 Nephi Chapter 11, when Jesus visits the Nephites, and as I read the account in the scriptures I had a strong feeling that this was important. I got down on my knees and prayed to ask my Heavenly Father if the Book of Mormon was true and if Jesus was real. I had a peaceful feeling I can't really explain fill my chest, and I knew that what I had read was true. I decided then and there to live my life according to the principles that I had been taught through the Gospel. That experience has taken me on a mission to South Korea, and has helped me through countless trials in my life. The Gospel gives me peace, especially when I think about life after death. I lost my father to cancer when I was 3 years old, and it has always been important for me to know that because my parents were sealed in the Temple that our family is forever and that I will be able to have that relationship with him in the next life. There is just so much that the Gospel answers and it helps me through the tough times.

How I live my faith

I currently serve as the Branch President and I have the opportunity to interact with the youth, teach Sunday School occasionally, and help out with the Primary, among my regular responsibilities of making sure that the Branch runs smoothly and we help the people we need to. Our Branch is like an extended family to me and it is nice to have people who care for me. The other day we had a huge dump of snow overnight, and my home teacher called me out of the blue to ask if he could shovel my walk for me. I enjoy teaching a lot and I feel I get more out of the lessons I teach and the talks I give then those who participate as listeners.