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Hi I'm Nicholas

I have facial hair, a love of music, 2 beautiful kids and amazing wife and most of all I'm Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband to an amazing woman. I have two small children that blow my mind away with what they can do and get into. I am currently employed as an RN working in the ICU's in Charlotte, NC and have been called as the Ward Mission Leader in the Matthews Ward. When I get a chance, I play music, play disc golf and read.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I consider myself a little bit of a different Mormon. I was not raised in the church. In fact I had never even heard of the church until about 2000, when I met my now wife. For the most part I was a good person. I had minor transgressions, but I felt that there was something missing in my life. It was at that point that I had decided to stop working in construction and go to college. In my first class, I met my wife Amy, who was not an active member of the Mormon church. We began dating and we were both trying to better ourselves. I had played music for years in a loud rock band and lived the lifestyle that it dictates. She on the other hand, was very much my opposite. After about a year of dating, I had hit a wall with my progression and turned to her father for some counsel. He stated in the simplest terms, "I go to church son". Easy enough, what church do you go to? I'm Mormon. He was a convert from about 20 years earlier. That Sunday I appeared in jeans, a plaid shirt and a baseball hat. The missionaries greeted me with a smile that was ear to ear. They had been fasting for someone to just walk in. I was baptized 2 months later in the waters of the Potamic River on September 30th at 0800. It has been many years now, I can't leave the church. I believe in the Bible and I believe that Jesus is the Christ and he laid down his life for me, but much like leaving high school and going to college, there is more that the Lord has given us. Now that I know that the book of Mormon is from prophets of the Americas and knowing that Satan would do what ever he could to stop this piece of scripture from coming forward. I can only be a part of the church that follows its doctrines along with the teachings in the Bible. I have tattoos and lot of facial hair and a converted spirit to the Lord and I will always be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Since I was born, the doctor cut the cord and I began to talk. My parents thought that I would either be a lawyer or a preacher. I ended up joining the LDS church and becoming Mormon. Everyone I know, knows that I am Mormon. They all know that I don't drink alcohol, smoke, drink coffee, or tea and for my wife and I we also don't eat meat as a way for us to fully embrace the word of wisdom, which is taught in the Doctrine and Covenants. I live my faith by being a father to my beautiful children and making sure that they know who I am and that I am there to protect them and help to grow in the gospel. I am a husband to my wife, so that she feels safe and secure. I also am fair with my fellow man and try to help those that I can. I feel that I am no exception to the brotherhood that is found among the men of this faith. My brothers in the gospel and I live our faith every day. Part of my testimony is knowing that I am a sinner and fall short, and that it is through the Atonement of the Savior that I am able to return to be with my Heavenly Father and his Son, my Brother, Jesus Christ.