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Hi I'm Price

I’ve been married since 1984, we have six kids, (adopted 10 year old twins). I’m a Mormon, my faith helps me enjoy the journey.

About Me

I’m a father of six. I met my wife when I was 15 years old, we dated on and off through high school and after serving a mission for the Church in Canada we were married and sealed for time and all eternity in the Seattle Temple. After having four kids we heard about 9 year old twins (boy and girl) who needed a family to adopt them, we had felt that someone was missing in our family for a long time (my wife had three miscarriages), and instantly felt that we should adopt them, (even though we had never seen them). We spent the next nine months working out details because they were in another state. Now we are blessed with six kids and we feel complete. My job demands a lot of time & travel, within the United States as well as spending weeks in Asia. With all the demand of work I need to uses all of my available time to spend with my family and my Church. I am lucky, I have worked at the same place for decades and they value families, so I’m able to balance my time and even though I miss things, when I am in town I make time for basketball games, plays and choir concerts even in the middle of the day. When my oldest daughter was ready to enter middle school I was told about a few people in the community who wanted to start a Charter School, they needed a board member to help them found the School, someone with business and construction experience. I had both. For the next three years I served as one of the founding board member, and we literaly built a School.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon, well, my faith and my knowledge of Gods true plan of happiness, helps me on my journey through life. The only guarantee in life is we all have challenges and problems, no one is perfect and no one has a perfect life (at least no one I know). But I am never alone, I always have help with my challenges, weather it is, raising my six kids, work, businesses or health (and we have had challenges with all of the above), I have the faith that it will all work out, I know why I am hear and what is important. When I don’t think I can do it any more, Christ picks me up and strengthens me, I never feel alone, maybe that it the best part, never feeling like I am (or my wife and I) ever doing it alone. I can’t count the times I have had answers to my prayers, sometimes I am told what I should do or not do, many times it is comfort when I needed it most, sometimes it is truly a blessing. You know, an answer to a prayer, something that I knew I needed, but was just a blessing I needed at that exact time, but had no control myself, basically a miracle or more accurately an answer to my prayers. I can’t imagine life without the blessings of being a member of the Mormon Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), knowing who I am, why I’m here on earth, where I will go after I die and that I am not alone in this journey through life.

How I live my faith

Each day I try to do my best at whatever I am doing, I try to be a good Dad to my six kids, and a supporting husband, I try to be a good employee (giving 110%, not just what is expected) and I try to help other and give of my time to help others. I don’t usually like the word try (I prefer the word Do), but I am far from perfect so every day I start over and work at being a better me. Currently I work with the youth (age 14-18) in our Church, specifically I teach the 14-18 year old boys on Sunday and assist in the Scouting program on Wednesdays and camping on weekends. It is a lot of fun to work with teenagers, they are smart and have so much positive energy, I love it. I also helped found and build our local Charter School served on the Charter School Board for over three years. I guess, the best way to say it is I first take care of my responsibilities as a father, husband and employee and then I use my spare time to participate where I am needed, whether it is a scout campout, teaching a primary class, helping someone move, stack hay or fix a fence or attending one of my kids games or plays. I think being kind, accepting others and giving of your time to help others, is how I try each day to live my faith. I still can do a lot better, but life is a journey so each day I can get a little closer to the me, I want to be.