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Hi I'm Eldon

I'm a 7th generation Mormon of 9. My favorite Book of Mormon story is Jesus Christ's visit to the Americas telling of His love .

About Me

I was raised in a large family with loving parents and siblings in Utah. My wife and I moved to Arizona in 1991. I love studying the Book of Mormon doctrines and geography. I have been married to my beautiful wife for 35 years and have 4 sons, their wives, and 16 grandchildren who fill my life with love. I play the piano and organ and enjoy teaching and singing. I work as a computer programmer. I love my life that has purpose and direction. I love family history, especially when I can obtain writings of my ancestors. I enjoy writing my own story and the principles that have governed my time on earth. I look forward to the time when peace and contentment can be found throughout the world when my Savior returns. I'm grateful for His love and sacrifice for me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon by choice because of 3 things: 1. I have a personal relationship with my Savior. 2. 9 generations of my family have found joy and happiness as Mormons and I value their example and testimony. 3. I have a vivid and sacred personal witness of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, obtained through following the principles He taught in the scriptures, answers to personal prayers, and by serving others. My wife and I are partners and companions in everything we do. We are one in purpose, united forever by the authority given to apostles to have bound in heaven, that which they bind on earth by the authority given them by Jesus Christ himself. The generations that precede me and those that follow me are bound by this special commission and we will be a family eternally if we live lives that qualify us for this special blessing.

How I live my faith

I have served in many positions in my church that have brought me opportunities to meet and serve others. Members of the Church bless my life and the lives of those of my extended family, for which I am forever grateful. I learn and grow from the service and friendship of others. I have great comfort that my children and grandchildren are being served and aided by fellow church members where they live. "It takes a community to raise a child" comes to my mind when I think of how blessed I am for membership in this church. My family has been taught to love others through acts of service and the learning of love by each of us makes us better individuals, better members of a family, and better citizens in our communities. God is love and I'm grateful for the love in my life felt on many levels.