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Hi I'm Kent Wilson

I am an ergonomist and a safety consultant to Hospitals all over the U.S. and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up in So. California in the 60's and 70's exposed me to a lot of experiences. I was into the Orange County lifestyle of the beach, cars and sports like most young men my age. I married my High School sweetheart shortly after my 22nd birthday and quickly settled down to work on a college degree. One year later my first son was born, that led to an increased desire to get my college completed. It took a little longer than anticipated, so by the birth of my third child I was just finishing my degree in Sports Medicine. I wanted to be an Athletic Trainer and help athletes return quickly from various spots related injuries. I was fortunate in that my career path has always been in something related to injury prevention. Currently I am a Certified Ergonomist & Safe Patient Handling Professional helping hospitals design programs that keep their employees & patients safe. I now have 4 grown children who are married with kids of their own; 11 grandkids so far. My job requires me to travel extensively and I have been fortunate to have visited every State several times and every Provence in Canada except one. I thoroughly enjoy each location and the people I meet from all walks of life and backgrounds. Because of my travels, I have been able to take my wife & kids along to many of these wonderful locations. Since the kids are all grown now, the wife and I will just have to make due on or own when we travel and create many more memories in the years to come.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a Mormon household with good active and faithful parents, but like many young people I often took my religion for granted. While I was in high school, I met a young girl that was interested in me, but she was also interested in my Mormon faith. All of her questions made me reflect and explore deeper my childhood faith. I prayed and pondered the same questions she had and I was converted with her. I received very powerful answers to my prayers as I read and pondered the Book of Mormon. Now I had my own testimony and did not have to rely solely on the testimony of others. I also had the opportunity to baptize my future wife shortly after she also received a testimony of the truth. However, that marriage would have to wait until I completed a two year mission to preach the gospel in Canada. Yep, she waited two years for me to finish what we both knew would be a blessing in our lives. It was during my mission that my testimony grew and was strengthened by numerous very spiritual experiences. When I came home, we were married in the Los Angeles Temple for Time and all Eternity. My Mormon faith helps me to be a better father & husband by teaching me the true meaning of religion; service to others as our Savior, Jesus Christ taught. My faith helps me through difficult times and hardships as well as adds a special sweetness to the good times. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Prayer, the open communication with my Father in Heaven, is the most important aspect of my faith. There are many other wonderful blessings associated with my faith; service, fellowship, leadership opportunities, temples, preparedness planning, etc., but prayer is the most important one to me. No matter where I go or what the circumstances are, I can always pray. I have felt the power of prayer in my life many times as I have prayed for others and others have prayed for me. I know God answers prayers because he has given me direct answers to my prayers on multiple occasions. Since I travel many days each year, it is comforting to me to be able to kneel at the side of my bed (even a hotel bed) each morning and night and speak to my Father in Heaven directly. I can pray for the health and safety of my family while I am away and to bless me with my day’s activities. I can pray for understanding and guidance to get me through difficult times. As a Priesthood leader in our local Ward, I have been helped and guided by my prayers on many occasions as I assist others overcome trials of the day. I can also thank God personally for all the blessings in my life and I know that He hears me. I am his son & He is my Father and for this knowledge I am most grateful.