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Hi I'm Blake

I'm a husband and father of six. I'm a marketing pro and love to sail. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Being a father of six amazing little clones is what defines me most. The quality of work that I endeavor to provide, my attitude, and my church service are based on how I can help each of my kids reach their fullest potential. If it' weren't for an incredible wife, I'd be lost. People say it must be a ton of work, but it's really enjoyable! (Not referring to my wife... but the 6 kids... : ) I love to sail catamarans, I ride my bike to work and everywhere I can, I have an ambition to finish an IronMan race in the next few years, and I make the world's most awesome pumpkin pancakes. I love living in a forest where just going outside feels like nature is charging my batteries. I see life as a dynamic challenge. I'm always looking to "up the ante," and find greater success, satisfaction, and productivity in every aspect of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm the kind of guy that appreciates straight-forward, black-and-white kind of answers. When in comes to religion, I'm not investing myself into something unless I'm absolutely sure that it's right on. I've come to know of the absolute truthfulness of the gospel on my own by seeking that knowledge from on high, and Heavenly Father answered my efforts. Nobody else played a part in this process. No personal opinions, no politics- just me and Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon is a contact sport. I love the fact that everyone in the church has a responsibility. I've spent most of my life working with young men in the church. I teach at church, lead camp-outs, and generally try to keep them from too much trouble. Most importantly, I seek to follow my Heavenly Father's will for my own life. It always amazes me that He cares enough to have an opinion at all! As I seek to live the gospel in word and in deed, He helps me in ways both large and small. I smile because I'm happy. I'm happy because I know who I am, why I'm working so hard, and what this life is all about, and it's the gospel of Jesus Christ that provides me with that knowledge. It's definitely the rockier "road less traveled," but it's the only option that brings real joy.