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Hi I'm Lloyd

I'm a Mormon or LDS what ever you prefer.

About Me

while in high school i worked for a large drug store chain, I learned to like the retail business. after i graduated from high school I went into the army. I was in tanks, more than once we slept out when it was 10 degrees below zero, we would be out for one and two weeks at a time I remember the sarge saying it was good training. The following year we were in a army camp that ran near death valley, when we arrived the weather was so hot that some of the guys in our company collapse because of the heat. While in high school some of my friends and I would race others who liked to race. WE would race on a high way that was empty in the early mornings hours. many of my friends went on missions for the L.D.S. church after high school. after they came home from their missions, I attended their home comings, When I saw the mighty change that came into their lives. I decided that's what I wanted to do. I wanted to have that change come into my life. after returning home from my mission, I started school, and met the a girl that would be an angel in my life and mother of my five children. When I was in the seventh grade I bought an acre and a fourth of land. I used the property as a down payment and went into business with my best friend. we bought an independent grocery store. My partner and I both had retail background. By the time I got out of the grocery business I had managed 7 stores. When I got cancer i got out of the retail business. I could not work more than 2-3 hours.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a boy we would go to see my grandparents. My grandfather would take me and my younger brother aside and tell us stories about his life. One story was when he was 12 and the oldest, he helped his father cut wood for a week. his father had to go take care of his business. The horses were hobbled in the meadow the wagon was empty, Grandfather rested on the logs, he looked down as a rattle snake bit him. He promised heavenly father he would live his life the best he could if he would spare his life, He lost conchesness. When he woke up, the wagon was loaded with the logs he was on top of the logs , the horses where pulling the loaded wagon towards home. Before leaving for my mission I needed to save enough money to get into the mission field. I didn't pay my tithing, the first month went by and only saved $35. the next two months were the same . On the fourth month I paid my tithing and saved over $200. Each month after that I was able to save even more. While I was a missionary I saw great changes in peoples lives when they came into the church and lived the gospel. I have tried to live the gospel. When I pay my tithes and offerings I know it goes to bless the lives of other people as well as my own, the church does so much good around the world. Because there is no paid ministers, 95% of the money donated to the church goes to bless the lives of others. I have served as a leader most of my life and now serve as a teacher. We don't seek a calling in the church we are called by our leaders to serve were needed. The high standards are true blessings to me and my family.

How I live my faith

The Mother of my children died in 1995. I was a widower for 10 years, I met a lady at church, her personality is very different than the mother of my children, they both lived the gospel and do and did what ever they were and are asked to do in the church. My wife and I attend church every week. we study the scriptures each day, we pray together and in private. we pay our tithes and offerings each time we are paid. I teach a class, my wife leads the singing at church, I visit 5 families each month and teach a lesson in their homes, and make sure they are doing well. My wife visits several sisters in our church and leaves them a spiritual thought, making sure they are doing well. We both vollenteer 1-2 days a week at one of our secret buildings. i have been blessed to have found and married two angels.