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Hi I'm Whitney

I can proudly say that I have a girl's name, and that I am a Mormon!

About Me

I come from a large family. I am the sixth of nine children, and was raised as a Mormon. I am married to a wonderful woman, and have three wonderful children. They are the best part of my day! I am an Orthodontist, and really enjoy putting braces on kids probably a lot more than they enjoy it! I enjoy fly-fishing, golfing, classic cars and spending time outdoors.

Why I am a Mormon

Sometimes it seems easier to just not believe in anything, or do anything "religious" but I have come to know that if i will continue to put my trust in God, and do the things that He has asked me to do, my life ALWAYS gets better, and I am much happier. I live my faith one day at a time. That means that I do not just go to church on Sunday and then the rest of the week I am off the hook. Every day I read the scriptures, I pray to Heavenly Father, I strive to follow the example and teachings of the Savior Jesus Christ. Sure I am not perfect...but I am trying to do my best. When I stumble, I get back up, dust myself off, and get right back at trying to do my best. When I am trying to do my best, this is when the things in my life seem to go the smoothest.

How I live my faith

In my life I strive to follow the commandments of the Lord. I read in the scriptures and pray to Heavenly Father every day. I attend church each Sunday and do my best sure to follow the things that Jesus has asked me to do. By trying to do my best, I am blessed with the guidance and inspiration of the Holy Ghost. It was this guidance that lead our family from our Colorado practice to a new practice opportunity in Arizona. My wife and I were both scared and excited to to move to Arizona. I was born and raised in Mesa and felt some trepidation of trying to start a new practice in this area, but excited to be near family again. My parents and many of my siblings still live here. In the end, I knew that no matter what happened, everything was going to be just fine. I had this reassurance since I felt that the Lord had made it possible to come to Arizona and that the practice would be a success. Each day we feel guided and protected by Heavenly Father's love and guidance. I will strive to continually live my faith to be worthy to be guided by my loving Heavenly Father.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

It is a true way to follow Christ. He himself was baptized, and has asked us to do the same to return to live with him after this life. It is the first step to a life-long comittment of following the Lord. Show more Show less