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Hi I'm John

I'm a husband, a father, a financial adviser and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Australia, home of my beautiful wife Kate. Here we have started our family. We have a three year old boy named Nathan and a new born baby boy of just 2 weeks old who we adore. I work as a financial adviser. We have traveled far and wide and have seen many different cultures. I love what life has to offer and hope to be able to take advantage of every aspect of every opportunity that I discover. I come from a family of 8 children, and am grateful for the love and support that can be found in a family unit. I'm grateful for wonderful parents who have given me many fond memories and have been the best possible example of how to live, in a somewhat troublesome world. I dedicate my life to fulfilling all they have taught me, as I strive to become all that I can be.

Why I am a Mormon

An experience that everyone may receive, if sincerely sought after with a willing and honest heart is answer to prayer. Offered in humility it is one of the greatest faith building experiences in God I have ever received. A prayer offered from the heart can only be known by you and God. Thus when the prayer is answered, the witness is personal and powerful. The answer comes through the Holy Ghost, there will be an unmistakable confirmation that will leave no room for doubt or any uncertainty. You will know it. This principle is one of the most fulfilling steps to understanding the gospel. Through this principle I have come to know what is true and what is not. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, It confirms His divinity as the Son of God and the truths He taught. I have read it with an open heart. It changed my life for good. My witness of the Book of Mormon came through prayer, through the Holy Ghost. I know it is true. It contains the words of Christ. If read sincerely you too will know as I and many others do that it is true. It will teach you all you need to know about your purpose in life. It will bring you closer to God. I know the Book of Mormon is true. I encourage all to read it and ponder it's teachings and apply the principles that it contains. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be true and it stands as a witness that it is all that it claims to be. It has brought nothing but joy and happiness to my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day, serving or helping where I can. I currently serve as a clerk for the church where I attend to records and assist others where appropriate. The best way I find to live my faith is by being honest to what I know to be true, following how I feel inside and acting on what I know to be right. Doing this has helped me to find lasting happiness instead of following after 'mainstream' fashions and trends regarding what is 'fun' or to have a 'good time' that results in momentary pleasure and inevitably leaves you feeling empty. I found my self searching for something more, becoming 'slip-stream' rather 'main', I have found many wonderful and beautiful treasures to life's rich tapestry of experiences.