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Hi I'm Eric

I grew up in Arizona. I enjoy getting together with family and friends and serving good food. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of six children. My children's ages span nearly twenty years. The oldest child is twenty and the youngest is nineteen months. As such, my activities range from changing diapers to checking on who my children are dating. Like most people, my activities vary from the normal routine of going to work each day to vacations of going on ATV rides in the montains. I love seeing beautiful scenery while riding, and the views from the mountain tops make me feel like I am sitting on the top of the world. I enjoy watching college sports including football and basketball. I am a lawyer by profession and enjoy helping people with work injuries.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into a Mormon family, when I left to serve a full-time mission for the church at age 19, I commenced a sincere study of the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon claims that if you sincerely read and ponder its teachings and then pray to God regarding its truth, that the Holy Ghost will witness to your heart regarding its truth. If I was going to represent this to people I was teaching, I was going to try it myself. After a few months of diligent reading and praying, God undeniably witnessed to my heart that the Book of Mormon was true and that God had restored his church again to the Earth. Since that time, I have been blessed with countless confirmations of the truth of the doctrine and have watched by experience the blessings that come from following the church's teachings.

How I live my faith

My faith teaches that happiness comes from service to others. I saw a great opportunity to put that principle in action by serving in the Universal Learning Center. The Universal Learning Center is a charitable organization that helps build libraries in Haiti. Many children in Haiti have little to no access to books. Without access to books, education and advancement opportunities are drastically limited. All people on the earth are God's children. I find great joy in helping bring opportunities to the children of Haiti through reading and education.