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Hi I'm Dave

I was born and raised in Southern California, but have lived in many areas in the United States. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and a father of two daughters and a son. My wife and I have been married for over 30 years and continue learning through our life experiences. We enjoy being outdoors and the simple things in life. In my professional life, I am involved in the environmental field with water production and protection.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but during my teenage years I questioned the necessity of religion in my life. Teachings that always stood out in my life included "by their fruits ye shall know them" and "judge not". It was these simple principles that caused me to study the value of the doctrines taught by our church. I felt that learning of Jesus Christ would help me to better understand how I should live my life and my treatment towards others. I served a two-year mission for our church, which caused me to rely more on the promptings of the Holy Ghost than I had previously experienced. I came to understand that although we all fall short of the expectations of the gospel taught by Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ loves each of us unconditionally and wants us to find joy in this life.

How I live my faith

Living my religious beliefs requires constant attention and activity. Just as in becoming proficient in any field requires pratice, living my religion includes the application of gospel principles through opportunities to visit and encourage others to study and pray regularly for developing a stronger personal relationship with our Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. I have come to understand that the stronger relationship we have with our creator, the better understanding we have of our purpose in life. How we treat those we come in contact with day in and day out is a reflection of our understanding and application of gospel principles.