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Hi I'm Isaac

I live in the Pacific Northwest. I served a mission to Madagascar. Now I work for Boeing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my family. My wife and our three daughters are the most important things in my life. My favorite time of the day is coming home from work and giving each of them a big hug. I enjoy playing games and reading books with my children. My wife and I also enjoy gardening and working in our yard. We love the beauties of nature and always enjoy any opportunity to visit the beautiful national and state parks here in the Pacific Northwest. We also love music--playing the piano, singing together, and dancing together. Professionally, I enjoy my work at Boeing where I try to make the production system more efficient and effective. I love building airplanes, and more importantly, I love working with people and learning about their diverse backgrounds, talents, needs, and characteristics. Each person is truly unique. One of the experiences of my life that most influenced me was the opportunity I had to serve a mission in Madagascar and Mauritius. I met many wonderful people in each country and learned much about the realities of life for people who struggle to just meet basic daily needs. In spite of their temporal challenges, the majority of them are cheerful, optimistic, and focused on the good in life. They make the most of what they have and feel grateful for their blessings. I learned that God loves each of them very much and knows their circumstances and needs. I have many dear friends in those countries, and they continue to teach me in my ongoing interactions with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the principles taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are true. I know that for two reasons: 1) As I live them, I see the fruits of following those principles, and they are good. The Gospel of Jesus Christ provides me great joy and peace. 2) Through my personal study and prayer, I have felt many times the love of my Heavenly Father and my Savior for me, and I have felt the Holy Ghost testify to me that specific aspects of the Gospel are true. I have also received answers to my prayers and experienced miraculous blessings. I know the Book of Mormon and the Bible are truly the word of God, recorded by inspired prophets, chosen by God to reveal His word. I know we have a living prophet on the earth today, called of God to guide His Church. To me, being a Mormon means that I try each day to become more like Jesus Christ and to follow His example. I am grateful to have been raised in a home where I was taught about Jesus and where I was shown an example of how to live in order to find happiness and peace. Finally, I'm a Mormon because I know the principle of eternal families is true, and this is the only Church where I can receive the assurance that by doing certain things and living the Gospel, I can be with my family forever. I cannot imagine heaven without them, and I am grateful for the certain knowledge I have that because my wife and I were married in the House of the Lord, I can be with her and with our children forever if I live worthy.

How I live my faith

I try to live the Gospel every day by being a good husband and father and by serving the people in my neighborhood and community. I love visiting elderly people and helping them know how much we appreciate their great lives and their examples.