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Hi I'm Daniel Amos

I believe that there are some crucial things to do in life as well as a good round of golf! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to a beautiful woman and have four great children. Outside of the routine, I like to play golf (usually with my boys) in order to relax and have some fun. (I need a sense of humour when I play) I spend a large slice of my time with my family. We swim together, read, joke, and do those good things which help make a family succeed.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the LDS (mormon) church in the 1970's so I grew up with the things I needed to build upon later in life (when I figured out I needed to do better). One thing which was important to me was feeling satisfying peace and warmth from being in the right places at the right time. For example, going to church with my parents helped me feel this way. That peace has increased through the years and remains with me as I try hard to choose the important things which God has revealed to us through prophets in the scriptures and in our day. Greater fulfillment has come into my life than anything else through living the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that what the church teaches about our relationship to God and each other is true. I feel the peace of God in doing good and keeping God's commandments. It is a little difficult to describe how I know but it is similar to the feeling we often get when we sincerely help another in need. These elevated feelings come from God because we are His children and they help guide us in today's complex world.

How I live my faith

Well, church is on Sundays, a family evening on Monday evenings, youth activities for the children on Tuesday evenings, and some other meetings or activities occasionally. Also dating my wife is important to me. It's also the only way I would want to experience my life. I also have a responsibility in the church like many active members. But it's more than my formal assignment or going to church. It's woven into each day, allowing me to experience an enriched life. A bit like the aerodynamic dimples on a golf ball, it's often the smaller things which make all the difference to me.

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Daniel Amos
A Mormon chapel is used for regular meetings and activities such as worship services on a Sunday and youth activities during the week. Come along and see for yourself! You are most welcome. The temple is also a place for worship. It is a little different in that baptised members of the church visit so we can carry out other important work. While we feel at peace at a chapel on Sunday, the temple experience can elevate us even further so we can feel even more close to our Heavenly Father. Greater happiness is found from temple worship. It is a place to go and leave troubles and cares behind for a while. You are most welcome to come and visit a temple and feel some of that special peace simply by being there. If you choose to be baptised, after some initial preparation you can enter inside and begin to experience an increase in personal happiness. Show more Show less