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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a husband, father, avid sports fan, bald dude and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Gilbert, AZ when it was still a small town. Besides family and friends, I was big into faith and football and spending time at our family ranch riding horses and 4-wheelers. When I turned 19, I served a mission in Mexico for two years and learned Spanish, what life is really about and met some amazing people. During college I met and married my beautiful wife and we have 3 kids that drive us crazy but we enjoy life. We have lived in Texas, Arizona and Colorado and have enjoyed each stop. I currently work for a pharmaceutical company and I just finished my MBA program. My dream is to one day have some horses and cattle ranch up in the mountains, spend time with friends and try to live a productive life.

Why I am a Mormon

There are many great people and religions around this world. For me, knowng my Savior Jesus Christ and following him is the most important thing. While it may seem difficult to be a Mormon for some people, I know following the principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings peace, joy and clarity. Knowing who I am and what my Heavenly Father wants and has in store for me, makes life's journey worth while. I know that God lives and wants us all to be happy and I know that by asking him with sincerity and faith, he will bless us with the answers to life's questions and help us experience the joy and happiness we all search for.

How I live my faith

I've been blessed to have many great examples of faith and service in my life. I try to live my fatih like most people, by acting in a way that is pleasing to my Heavenly Father. I'm not perfect but I try the best I can. I think one of the most important things that I have learned from my parents and church leaders is the principle of service. In church, I have spent most my time teaching the teenagers. Each opportunity has taught me important life lessons and helped me realize there's more to life than just me and what I'm dealing with. One of my favorite quotes is "Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he has been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop, most beef is tough, most children grow up to be just like people, most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration, and most jobs are more often dull than otherwise. Life is just like an old time rail journey ... delays, sidetracks, smoke, dust, cinders, and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas and thrilling bursts of speed. The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride." (Gordon B. Hinckley) I am thankful for the ride so far and look forward to more.