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Hi I'm Darrel

I am a native of Arizona, a husband, father of seven children and a chiropractor. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am happily married with seven children and seven grandchildren. The thing I love most is being with my family. I have also been involved in sports all my life and have enjoyed staying active. I have a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and own my own chiropractic clinic. I am a native of Arizona. My great grandfather along with other ancestors helped in the colonization of Arizona.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a very happy LDS family so I have always wanted the same for my own family. As I grew from a young child, relying more on what my parents told me, there came a point in my life when I had to decide for myself if the things I was being taught were true. Testimonies of the truth come in different ways. I have had many questions over the years but have always felt a good feeling inside when I was living the standards that I was taught and also when I was sitting in church or anywhere that the gospel of Jesus Christ was being taught. I have had those feelings so strongly and so many times throughout my life that I could never deny the feelings I have felt. I did have one experience when I was twelve years old that really solidified those feelings as a young man. My father developed a brain tumor and passed away at the age of fifty-two years old. I remember very vividly when I viewed his body before the casket was closed, the very powerful feeling that I had inside. I knew that my father's spirit was in a better place and that I would be able to live with him again after this mortal life and throughout the eternities. This is part of a teaching called the Plan of Salvation. I know we can live together as families again and that this life is a temporary place for us to gain a body and overcome the difficulties that come our way. I love being a Mormon and would love to share it with all who are searching for happiness.

How I live my faith

I have spent most of my adult life in the Mormon church working with the young men ages twelve to eighteen years old. I have loved it. Right now I am doing something a little different than I have in the past. I work with adults. We visit adult members of the church each week and it has been a joy getting to know some of the members of our congregation that may be new to the area or may not have attended church for a time. It is our privilege to be able to check on them and help with any needs that they might have.