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Hi I'm Calvin

I have the best wife and baby girl in the world! I love the miracle of adoption and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a new dad! My wife and I adopted a beautiful baby girl last year (that's her with me in my profile pic). She is the best! I work for tax preperation company (freetaxusa.com) but what I really love is coming home to be with my girls!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS (Mormon) church, but that's not why I'm still an active member today. To be honest, there are lots of reasons why I continue to serve and sacrifice my means, time, and energy. Really though, deep down it's because I know it's the right thing for me to be doing. I can feel the Lord's pleased with me when I make these efforts. I've come to know that this is literally the Church of Jesus Christ and for me, that's a big deal!

How I live my faith

I love serving those in my local congregation! I have the responsibility to coordinate the Bishop's schedule as he meets with all the different families and individuals. I get to know a lot of people and it's great to see how the church reaches out to everybody in such a personal way!

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

No! There is nothing secret going on in the temples! In fact, I want to tell everyone I meet about my little family's experience in the temple. In my profile pic you can see that my daughter and I are dressed in white. Wearing white in the temple is a symbol of how through the Atonement of Jesus Christ we can be made clean and pure before Him. (Isaiah 1:18) See my "Personal Stories" section for my family's temple experience. Show more Show less