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Hi I'm David

I am the proud father of five. I am a professional critic. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married to my best friend, my number one supporter, and my better half. I find joy, inspiration, and the opportunity to learn from my 5 children. I love small cars and have a passion for the original British Mini. My children and I like attending car shows. We love camping, parks, the drive in movies, and jumping on the trampoline. I am a construction building inspector and plans examiner. I enjoy the opportunity I have to meet new people in the community. As I work with property owners and contractors I do my best to be a help and not a hindrance.

Why I am a Mormon

Family. I choose to be a member of the church because of my family. I grew up in the church, attended youth activities and even served a 2 year mission to the exotic land of Dallas Texas..... Along the way though I found that my parents testimonies, convictions, and experiences were theirs, not mine. I needed to figure it out for myself (not that I have it figured completely figured out, even at 38). I needed to take a look at myself and how the gospel and church fit into my life. The apostle James said "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God" this I did..... At 19 years of age. I had the deep desire to know for myself if what my parents had taught me was really true. I knelt in prayer and asked God. I spoke to him as a child speaks to their father. I sincerely wanted to know..... I received an answer. Peace, overwhelming peace. Warm gentle love. I receved an understanding that although I was still a teenager and as such was entitled to know everything, that there was still so much to learn. And that its OK to not have all the answers. I know that I can speak to my Father in Heaven and that he loves me and cares about me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a good example to my family, friends, and community. I have served the youth of our church and community by volunteering to be a scout leader. I have served as Cub Scout Den Leader, Cub Master, pack and troop committee member and am also the Chartered Organization Representative for our Boy Scout Units. I teach our young Boy Scouts that if they are living the Boy Scout Oath then they are keeping the commandments of God. Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. I live my faith by being positive upbeat person who welcomes others and tries to help them feel comfortable. I use humor and dry wit to break down barriers and create friendship. Friendship helps spread the feelings of love and acceptance. I told one of my church leaders very recently that I aspire to be Cub Master again. And that Cub Master next to Father and Husband was the greatest calling.