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Hi I'm Mike Ellsworth

I grew up in UT and Washington DC area. I am an Anesthesia Physician Assistant. My hobby is my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Bountiful, UT. At age 14 I moved to the Washington DC area. I loved football and played all-state high school football. I have one brother and two sisters. I served a mission for the LDS church in Halifax, Canada. I attended college in Pre-Med and then off to graduate school in Atlanta GA for the Masters in Medical Science Anesthesia Physician Assistant Program. I am currently in GA and work at a Children's Hospital in Atlanta. I met my sweet wife in college in Utah. We currently have 3 kids together that bring more joy to me then I had ever imagined. My interested include travel, scuba diving, exploring, astronomy, and boating. I am also interested in Home Theaters and currently have a side business with a good friend doing that.

Why I am a Mormon

 I grew up in the church. However just like many who do, I needed to know for myself if this was the truth. Even though I didnt live a perfect life, It ALWAYS made sense. Its principles and practice was always sound in my mind. Several experiences unfolded in my later teenage years. The Holy Ghost touched my in ways I cannot describe. I felt its power when I read the Book of Mormon. At times when I would pray I would feels its warm surge of "electricity" run though my whole body testifying of the truth f this Gospel. I came to realize that deep down I had always known its true. Theses experiences sealed that truth and continue to help me grow in it. I have NO DOUBT its true. Intellectually it is sound. Spiritually it is simply "the way back home". These experiences and the continued ones I have testify to me of its truth. there is nothing on the Earth like it and I fully believe its the way back to our Father in Heaven. I know the Gospel of Jesus Christ is a path laid out for us that if we stay on it, it will keep us safe and happy. I Know it because I experience it. I challange anyone who reads this to test it. Read the book of Mormon with an open mind and heart and pray of its divinity. It will change your life for the better. That is a promise.

How I live my faith

 Attending church with my family every week nourishes me. I couldn't live without it. I go to serve my Father in Heaven. I go to renew my commitment to live a good life and try to be like the Savior Jesus Christ. Though I definately fall short, I need that renewal every week. It keeps me going in life. I enjoy serving others. I have the opportunity to serve the men in my church and help create a brotherhood. I am privileged to be a leader among them which means an opportunity to serve them and help them become the best fathers and husbands they can be. There is so much false "happiness" in our world. The only TRUE happiness can be found in serving our Father in Heaven and we do this by serving each other and our families. This is how I try to live my faith.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Mike Ellsworth
The strength of the "family unit" is central to the Mormon faith. We believe that if the Family Unit was upheld the way the Lord intended it to be, that so much pain and suffering would be eliminated. The family is where life's training really takes place. A mother and father both have such important roles in a child's life. An effective family unit serves as a place where love, support, structure, gospel teaching, and wholesome recreation takes place in a child's life. It is no secret that the early years in a child's life is critical to who that child eventually becomes. The Lord depends on the FAMILY UNIT to provide the means for all His children to learn how to live in order to get safely through life and return to live with Him again someday. And this is through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. And because of this, the Family Unit is the MOST important basic unit in out lives. Show more Show less