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Hi I'm Randy Price

I live near Phoenix, AZ with my family. I've been married for 15 years and have 3 awesome children.

About Me

I've been married to an awesome woman for 15 years now. We have 3 great kids ranging in age from 8 to 13. We moved from Southern California to about 5 years ago. I work in sales. I've been in construction most of my life but find that the sales side of construction is much easier on my body. I enjoy watching football, soccer & basketball on TV as well as watch my son play football and basketball. My girls don't play sports, but they keep plenty busy. My oldest daughter is a typical teenager. She is always on facebook or texting her friends. My youngest daughter enjoys nature. She has a couple of toads and she's always in the backyard looking for worms and caterpillars. My wife enjoys crafts and reading. She's always got a 500 page book on the nightstand. I would say that our family is fairly normal. We get into disagreements just like everyone else. The kids are usually pretty good but we do find our son picking on his little sister from time to time. We try to keep busy between sports, church and family activities. I'm flirting with the idea of doing the P90X workout. I've done it once before for 9 weeks but didn't finish it. It really is a complete workout. I'm feeling pretty old now as I will be attending my 20 year reunion in Oct. I hope to drop a few lbs. by then. I love my family and I love the Lord. I do my best to follow the teachings of Christ. I hope someday to be able to see him again with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Mormon church. I never gave it much thought until I was 18 and preparing to serve a mission. I was called to serve in Brazil. As I arrived there I was nervous and worried that I wouldn't be able to teach because I had never really been converted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I had always just followed what my parents taught me and considered that to be good enough. I remember after I had been in Brazil for about a year I was really struggling with my testimony. I knew the church was true, but I wanted to really feel something different than just peace. So, as I struggled with this for a few weeks, I was constantly praying and reading the scriptures to get a real, solid answer from God that was I was doing was truley his work. Then one morning as i was reading the scriptures I felt such an overwhelming feeling that brought tears to my eyes. I continued to read and felt it again. I had never felt anything like that before. It was an awesome feeling that allowed me to really know that the Church was true and the work that I was doing was in fact the Lord's work. Now, when doubts enter my mind, I reflect on that moment during my mission when I felt the Lord's presence so powerfully and no matter what I might be struggling with I always say to myself that I can't deny the feeling I felt when the Lord answered my prayers. The great thing about all of this is that I'm able to have my testimony strengthened so frequently. Many times when attending church on Sunday I feel the power of the Spirit of God touch my heart and I'm again receiving the confirmation that what I'm doing is right. People can argue doctrine. People can argue scripture. But what they can't argue is how I feel when I am at church or how I felt when I received an answer to my prayers on my mission.

How I live my faith

I do my best to attend church every Sunday with my family. It's important for me to be an example to my children. Most members have callings or responsibilities in the church. I work behind the scenes as a clerk. That means that I help with the record keeping of new members of members that might move. My wife works with the youth. She teaches class on Sunday to the 12 & 13 year old girls and also helps out with youth activities on Wednesday nights. My oldest child Samantha is in her class on Sundays and also attends the youth meeting on Wednesday nights. My son Ethan is in Boy Scouts. Our church is a big proponent and supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. Emily is part of Activity Days which is a program for younger kids to learn more about service, kindness & Christlike attributes. Being a Mormon is not just a Sunday religion. You must practice your faith everyday!