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Hi I'm Earl

I am retired do woodworking, gardening, chase 22 grandchildren, love life, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired husband and grandfather with 22 great grandchildren who keep me young. I enjoy working with Boy Scouts, helping youth in foster care, woodworking, gardening, photography, and family history. In my past I was a farmer, an agricultural lending officer, compliance officer, and a homeless grant manager. I find it very fun to make new friends and learn about them. People make the world go around.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I received a personal answer to my prayer. The question was "Is the Book of Mormon true?" Heavenly Father testified through the Holy Ghost to me that it was true. I have learned that God is my Father in Heaven, that Jesus Christ atoned for my sins if I will repent, that the Church of Jesus Christ was restored back to the earth in my day, that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and that we have modern day prophet in our time. His name is Thomas S. Monson. My testimony of Christ is the most important thing that I have in my life and it gives me meaning and purpose to my life.

How I live my faith

I am active in my community and church through service. In my church I have served as a scout master several times, Sunday schoolteacher, Bishop, and other administrative positions. Importantly, I try to help those who need help. In my community, I serve as a Court Appointed Child Advocate for the youth who are in protective custody of the State of Georgia. These youth need a lot of help. I also server in my political party trying to help keep our country strong. I did serve my country in the army during the Viet Nam war. I try to live my faith by looking out and helping those who need a helping hand.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

The assurance that God lives, he knows me, and loves me. The Holy Ghost helps to guide me in my daily life and teaches me gospel truths. Show more Show less