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Hi I'm Gunn

I'm a Mormon. I grew up on a farm. I now live in the desert of Southwest United States

About Me

I am the father of 6 children. I am married to the perfect partner for eternity. I am the oldest of 10 children and have literally dozens of cousins. I love to garden and grow 2 or 3 gardens a year. On our city lot we have a variety of fruit trees, bushes and vines. We have a few bee hives and chickens. Besides working in the garden together a great family tradition is to play basketball without keeping score. It still gets pretty intense but all seem to enjoy it. I work as a lawyer to provide for my family. I love helping clients solve problems. As I get older I become more grateful for my education that makes it possible for me to work when I would not physically be able to do the labor that I would have to do without the education.

Why I am a Mormon

While I was born into an family actively committed to living he principles of the gospel (paying their tithing, helping their neighbors and living clean moral lives). I had to know for myself whether the teachings of the church were true. I have obtained a sure knowledge of all the key principles & teachings of the church. I don't know all things but little by little over the period of my life, I have come to this knowledge. Sometimes the experience was dramatic but mostly it was quiet and wile unnoticed was nevertheless certain. This knowledge carries me whenever a new challenge comes and it allows me to avoid despair or despondency. Because of it I am happy. I am a Mormon because I know it is true and I love God for making it known to me and it makes me happy.

How I live my faith

The first priority of my life is my family. We have 6 children two of whom we adopted. We have 3 grandchildren and another due soon. Reading scriptures and having morning and evening family prayers are certainties at our house. Teaching of Jesus Christ and his love and atonement and resurrection are central to our family life. Living together everyday gives opportunity to live the principles. I have always been mindful of the story of the judgment day principle "In as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, my brethren, ye have done it unto me". I have visited a number of jails, prisons, and homes where people are homebound. I have found joy & friendship with those I have visited. Their gratitude & love are undying. I have learned lessons of humility, love and faith from them.