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Hi I'm Lars

I am a devoted husband, and proud father of 5 boys and a girl. I am an aviation enthusiast. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a proud husband and father of five boys and one girl. I love them all more than words can express, and I cannot imagine my life without them. My greatest desire is to help them achieve eternal happiness through a firm knowledge of who they are, their divine nature, and eternal potential. I imagine that is how our Heavenly Father feels for each and every one of us. I am also an aviation enthusiast. From the time I was very young, and particularly after I first saw the movie "Top Gun" in the theatre, I knew that aviation would be my career. I saved enough money to get my pilots license, and graduated from University with a degree in Aviation Management. I have worked for several airlines and related industries. I am very blessed to be able to provide for my family doing something I enjoy.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up a member of the church, I became "inactive" when I was a teenager. I still believed in the principles that I had learned to be a good person, but I was too involved with school and work to really devote time to spiritual things. As I was nearing my college graduation, I began noticing that I longed for sometime "more" in my life, but I did not know what. I was led to open my Book of Mormon - which I had sitting on my shelf for a number of years, but never opened - and that moment changed my life. I was reminded about who I really was, that the Lord has a plan for me, and that is was my choice whether I wanted to pursue everlasting happiness. From that moment, I decided that I would live my life according to the principles that I knew to be true. It has not always been easy, but making that firm commitment has had an immeasurable impact on my life, and the decisions that I make on a day-to-day basis.

How I live my faith

It is really easy to get caught up in the everyday demands of life, so it is important to keep an eternal perspective. I work to teach my children principles that will help them as they get older; principles that will help them be great in whatever they do. The important thing is that they learn not only from teaching moments, but also by my example. Our normal family routines are centered around eternal items. We have family prayers each morning and night, coupled with scripture study and discussion. We work to keep the Sabbath a special and separate day, by focusing on activities that draw us closer together as a family, as well as closer to our Heavenly Father.