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Hi I'm Billy

I live near Washington, DC. I know sign language. I do triathlons. I own a business with my wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Last year I started to compete in triathlons. In my first one, I took third place out of the novice group, I was so surprised. My wife and I own a business that does consulting, sign language interpreting, and birth education for Deaf couples. It has been very rewarding and sets a good example for our five children of working hard at doing things you love. 

Why I am a Mormon

Since I was little, I always knew that God lived and Jesus was our Savior. I was raised in a Mormon home by parents who's testimonies are not parts of them, but who they are. I remember being very little and feeling the Spirit of the Lord warming my heart when my family would be reading the scriptures, when sitting in a church meeting, or having family night. When I was eight, my mother died. I remember the love that flowed from friends and family. I remember hearing promises of our family being together forever because my parents were sealed in the temple. And I clearly remember feeling that warmth from the Spirit telling me that everything would be alright, I would see my mother again, and that the Lord had a work for her to do. Throughout my life, the Lord has blessed me with spiritual experiences again and again. These experiences continue to testify that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. And when there are times of doubt, as there always are, He reminds me of the truth through His Spirit. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My wife and I strive to have scripture study and prayers as a family on a daily basis. We try to hold weekly family activities that include spiritual instruction and great desserts! It is important that we set good examples for our children so that they know our beliefs are part of who we are and why we make certain decisions. I currently serve as a leader in our local Deaf congregation. My wife is Deaf and so we attend there with our children. One thing I feel is important about living my faith is letting people know I am Mormon very early on in any relationship formed. Whether it is social, business, or otherwise, it is important to me that people know I am LDS. So, I share it with them. As I do this, I find that people are supportive and it helps me remember to be a good example wherever I am.