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Hi I'm Eric

I grew up in southern Idaho, spent time in the army, and love to be in the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have four wonderful daughters. I've been divorced and since have re-married to the love of my life and I know in my heart that God brought us together. It's never too late in life to find love. I like shooting, hiking, and spending time in the outdoors. I also like to BBQ and spend time with other couples and families.

Why I am a Mormon

God had revealed the his true church to me through the tremendous power of the Holy Spirit. I couldn't deny it even though following the teachings of the Church required me to make some serious changes in my life. The more effort I put in to conforming my life to his will, the more he blessed me with his strength and love. It was then that I knew for sure that he lived and loved me...and I still know.

How I live my faith

I am always willing to talk about my faith unless someone just wants to argue. I attend church whenever possible. I teach gospel lessons to some of the men in my congregation. I look after a few families in my congregation by occasionaly sharing a gospel message with them in their home, helping them in whatever ways they may need help, and by keeping in touch with them regularly. I love the Lord and have a personal relationship with him. I cultivate my relationship with God by kneeling to pray often, keeping a prayer in my heart as I go about my day, and reflecting on his life and sacrifice for me when confronted with choices. I strive to set the best example I can to my children. Keeping this idea in my mind as I make choices throughout the day helps me to make better choices than I might otherwise. I know that God lives, knows me personally, and loves me and has concern about what's going on in my life. I live my life based on that knowledge. He speaks to me, blesses me, and guides me through the power and influence of Holy Spirit. I love him with everything that I am and I'd be lost without him.

What do Mormons believe about family?

 We believe that the family is the basic unit of social organization for God's children. It was set up by God in the very beginning. It's where we learn the basics to become a responsible and productive adult in our society. It's where we learn how to return to God when our time in mortality is finished. It's where we learn to love, sacrifice, share, work, and accept responsibility. All societies and organizations, especially churches and governments, should exist to support and strengthen the family unit as God has established it. Those that don't will continue to weaken as they reap a harvest of selfishness, corruption, laziness, rebelliousness, pride, and conflict. Show more Show less