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Hi I'm Eric

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Eric. I grew up in Utah and I was raised a Mormon. I moved to Colorado over seven years ago for school. My wife and I have been married for seven years and we have four children, two boys and two girls. I work at a construction firm and I really enjoy my job. Like many Mormon males, I served a two-year mission for this Church, and I had the privilege of serving in Bogota, Colombia. The Colombians are truly a beautiful and magnificant people. I enjoy watching and playing most sports and I love spending time with my kids. My life is pretty simple, but I love it.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in this Church, I did not always know it was true. I remember one night when I was 18 years old I came to a crossroad in my life. It was time for me to know if the doctrine taught by this Church was true. I recall getting on my knees (i still recall the exact place, time and date) and praying with all my heart to know if everything I had been taught was true. I wanted to know from God, not my parents, siblings or my friends, that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and the Book of Mormon was true. As I was praying, a great peace came over me, my mind was calm, and tears filled my eyes. I knew this Church was the true Church. Although there have been some bumpy roads since that time, I have never doubted the truthfulness of this doctrine. The teachings of this Church bring peace and happiness to me and my family. To know we can be together forever as a family is an awesome knowledge. The teachings of this Church has blessed my life more than I could ever explain.

How I live my faith

I try to live a Christ-centered and a Christ-like life. I often fall short but I keep trying. I love talking about the doctrines of my Church to those of other faiths. I am currently working with the youth in my area and I enjoy teaching the gospel to them. I try to live my life by example.