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Hi I'm Darin

I live in Washington State. I am a building inspector, husband, father and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Washington State with my family - my lovely wife and two beautiful children. I served a mission for the LDS church in Japan, and I played college football and graduated with majors in Business Management and Human Resource Management. I have worked in construction management and building code enforcement. I prefer being outside (with warm weather) hiking, camping, biking, swimming, and boating. I love long scenic drives with good music and company.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the church and its teachings are a constant. There are so many different philosophies on life and lifestyle choices today. Some will bring us momentary periods of happiness but most, over time have proved to leave us unsure of what direction our lives are going. The Mormon Church gives me a road map to follow on the journey through life. I may choose to take a "short-cut" along the way but, I have the map and with some self-discipline, a humble heart and faith in God, that map will lead me to true happiness. The core teachings of the Mormon Church that help me the most are: 1.) A knowledge that our Father in Heaven (God) lives, He knows us individually, He loves us and that He hears and answers our prayers. 2.) That Jesus Christ is the son of God, the Redeemer of the world. He lived a perfect life on earth and died for us on the cross so that we could be forgiven and return to live with God. 3.) That God has prepared a way that through organized religion and modern day prophets we can be instructed, encouraged, and helped on our journey through life.

How I live my faith

I live my life like anyone else. I do my best to balance my time between work, family, and fun. I live my faith by doing my best to help others, and by being honest. I try to be a Christian not just in word but, in deeds too. As a member of my congregation I teach Sunday School classes, counsel with families and individuals who need help making ends meet, and help people overcoming personal struggles or make desired changes in their lives.