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Hi I'm Brian

I grew up in Oregon. Moved to Seattle Washingon. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a manager for a regional dairy company. My life has been truly blessed with 18 years with this company. I love the outdoors. The sooner I can be camping with my family and friends experiencing what God has created for us the happier I am. Our family loves to take drives to explore new sites and to make short day trips. This helps relieve tension and to have piece of mind.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because throught the teachings of the Restored Gospel wonderful things have happened to me. I love the teaching structure. I love the organization of the church. I love what programs they have for our young people. These are all great tools for us to build our lives around.

How I live my faith

For sometime I was in the Bishopric of our ward. This is the leadership of the local congregation in a geographic area. It was a humbling experience working/serving these brothers and sisters. My heart goes out to them. My prayers I hope will help many of them. Serving in leadership opens your mind and heart to many experiences that will have a great impact on the future. I have learned this is a 24/7 faith. We need to exercise what we learn and feel to be true. Apply these lessons learned. This has been a source of happiness that lifts my spirit everyday. My prayers never cease. I reflect on my Savior and his atonement, resurrection and his wonderful life often during the week focusing attention on the positives things. There is hope for things to improve in the world and in the local community in which i live. Ordinary people doing extraordinary things is a highlight to the testimony of my faith.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Brian
Many years ago I joined the church. I felt compeled to invistigate the Mormon church. My mind-set back then was based on what I heard from others. I prayed with all the faith that I had to know that this church was true. I knew from what little christian values I had distilled within me, that the Holy Ghost would provide me with an answer...The answer came as a sweet feeling to my heart. It was warm and pleasing to me. It felt like I had just accomplished or passed a great test on a high school project. I knew the church was right for me and that great blessing are in store as I abide by the precepts taught to me. This feeling was a great highlight in my life. Since then I try deligently to always listen to that small voice that whispers in my mind. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Brian
I believe our families are our greatest source for joy. I believe through the gospel of Jesus Christ great things are in store for our children as they apply the teachings of the Savior in their lives everyday. My family and I work together to resolve issues by counseling with one another. My wife and I cherish the thoughts and perspectives of all our children and their spouses. We know as we move forward with faith in the Lord Jesus Christ we can accomplish all we desire to do. Show more Show less

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Brian
Some years ago my wife and I discussed our future goals for an ETERNAL FAMILY. How would our children be raised? What standards would we adhere to? How observant would we keep the commandments of God? These were some of the many questions we talked about. We were a young couple back then, eager anticipating the blessings of parenthood. I have learned much from my wife as she grew up a member of the church. That upbringing has been the catalyst for strength in most decisions that we make together. We work together as a team; always finding commonality, unity and governing all of our discussions on family matters through prayer. We fast at times to invite the spirit to enlighten our lives through this sacrifice. We look to and lean on the faith of each other. I love my family. I love the interaction and devotion to each other. We have raised our children with compassion; long nights and days in counsel one with another after a tough day. We have attended most of our children’s activities/events as our work schedules permitted. We have focused our lives on the Savoir and his teachings. The blessing has come as a family because my sweetheart and I have tried our best to live in strict obedience to the commandments of God and to listen and apply the teachings of our church leaders. Our example is being followed by our children. They are being blessed by being obedient as well. They have begun building their own families now......... A wonderful time to live! Show more Show less