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Hi I'm Sam

I AM A MORMON.

About Me

I grew up in Hawaii till i was 12 then lived in Anchorage, AK. for for 25 years. I enjoy playing sports especially softball. Met my wife there and now we have 4 kids, 3 girls and a boy. Now we live in Arizona and plan to stay here.

Why I am a Mormon

About 12 years ago I was at a point in my life and felt like I was lost and needed a change in my life. I then met a girl who seemed to have everything and a family who was happy. I wanted to have that in my life. Many times before I turned missionaires away but for some reason this time something hit me. These young men were so inspirational that it touched my heart like i've never felt before. Within a few days I knew what I was learning was true and have found the answer I was looking for. This was the best feeling I have felt and knew something was happening to me that was going to change me forever. My testimony is strong and is all because of reading The Book of Mormon and praying to my Father in Heaven and asking him if it is true. The feeling I felt inside me made me know that it was true. Two young men preaching Gods word having the courage to knock on my door even after many times I shut the door in there face was all it took. I then went on to marry that girl that had everything. But what it really was is having Christ in our lives. Now I have the oppurtunity to have everything.

How I live my faith

Our family live each and everyday the same as everyone else. We work we play we struggle to survive. But I have Christ in my life also and commit myself to him and to my Father in Heaven. I pray every morning and night to give him thanks for everything I have and we have as a family. We take time to do just about everything together which includes Family Home Evening on monday nights and movie nights on Fridays. We do our Church services on sundays and always look to do service for others. We read our scriptures everyday before bedtime and sometimes before work or school to give us that uplifting spirit that it brings. I used to work hard to play ball but now I work hard to make sure my kids have the oppurtunity to develop there talents and there faith and testimonies of the gospel. I also help non members feel welcomed if they decide to come to or join our church. I try to live each and everyday to love and treat everyone with respect but always to give thanks to my Father in Heaven.