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Hi I'm Alex

I'm a dentist, on my town's Planning and Zoning Commision, a husband and father of five, a sports nut, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My favorite thing to do when I was growing up was to go to sports events with my dad. After High School, and a mission for the church in Brazil, I married my wonderful wife. I then graduated from college and after dental school and residency, my family and I moved back to live and work in the town I grew up in. We felt that we should do something to help our community so I became involved with the town and I am currently on the Planning and Zoning Commision. Since participating in this I've learned that It is important to listen to others veiws because mine are not always the best and many times it takes the collective imput from several people to get a good solution to a problem. We now have five children, 3 goats, 3 chickens, one cow and a cat. And I still love going to games with my dad and children.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I believe that God communicates with us today. He speaks to a living prophet who tells us the Lord's will just as he did in Biblical times. He also can speak to us personally through the still, small voice of the Holy Ghost. I have felt that voice speak to me. It can bring comfort, wisdom and confirmation that what the prophets tell us is from God.

How I live my faith

My faith plays a role in all aspects of my life. I try to incorporate the attributes that Christ taught through his words and actions. I obviously fall way short of his example, but when I do try to live as he asks us to, I feel at peace. I enjoy participating in service projects to help our comminity. Since I am a dentist, I have a lot of opportunities to help those who are less fortunate get dental care that will get them out of pain that they may have been dealing with for some time. That brings me a lot of satisfaction. I recently participated in an event organized by some other wonderful churches in our community that gave free dental care as well as many other services. I think that if everyone lived their faith to the best of their ability the world and our communities would be a better place. My faith also influences my priorities. It helps me realize that my family is the most important thing in my life. No matter what other successes or pleasures I have in life, none of them will matter if my family isn't my priority.