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Hi I'm Brian

I'm a devoted husband and father and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

After growing up in Utah and gaining experience and an education in "Happy Valley" my work brought me to Sunny Arizona. I am the proud Father of 4 children with one on the way. While my children and their energetic personalities might try my patience to the max, I love them more than I can say and truly look forward to seeing them each night. I am sure there are few things better in this life than walking in the door and having your children scream your name and run down the hall to give hugs and love. I married the most perfect woman for me. She is my strength through the burdens of life and truly my best friend. As a family we love to spend as much time out of doors as possible swimming, floating down the river, swimming in the lake, going on bike rides or walks, playing games but our favorite activity is hiking. Devoting my life to my family and service to God are the pinnacles to my happiness and success, balancing those devotions with the responsibilities of work are my greatest challenges. My life has been blessed and I have experienced protection, inspiration and direction that have brought me to heights I didn't know existed and enjoyed happiness that keeps me pressing forward.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was younger I sought attention and acceptance and was willing to sacrifice most everything in order to obtain it. I quickly found that sacrificing my morals and convictions brought nothing but sorrow and heartache. I was blessed to find that when our Lord and Savior extends his hand and picks you up the peace he provides overpowers whatever else the world has to offer. As I put the Lord first in my life and sought after him I found purpose and peace that surpassed the fleeting acceptance and thrills I had been seeking. I spent the next few years striving to live the gospel and even spent two years preaching it to the people of Oklahoma and Texas and found that what I was teaching and living changed lives and brought people happiness. I found my true motivation when I married my best friend in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple in American Fork, Utah. I love my wife more than I can express and am willing to do all in my power to ensure that we are together forever. That is the beauty of the restored priesthood power on the earth in our day, Men and Women can be sealed for time and eternity. Eternal life is made possible because of the sacrifice our Savior Jesus Christ offered for me and you. We will live again and we can live again with our families in the presence of our Heavenly Father and his Son if we will follow his commandments.

How I live my faith

I am lucky enough to work closely with the missionaries helping them to coordinate their teaching efforts to those who live close to us. I love talking about His church and what my membership means to me. Testifying of the power that Jesus Christ offers to all men and women strengthens my faith and uplifts me through the trials of this life. Along with sharing the gospel to friends and neighbors I try to teach my children the principles of Jesus Christ on a daily basis. They are still young and very trying on my patience but we'll continue to teach and read with them and pray in faith that the principles we teach will become a part of them and strengthen them against the troubles they will face in their futures. I may not be the best, and often I fall short, but I try to be the best Father and Husband I can possibly be. I want my wife and children to know they are priorities in my life and so I strive to treat them as such. I am not perfect in living my faith, nor is anyone else, but I strive each day to do better than yesterday and live with hope that tomorrow I'll be better than I was today. As it has been said "I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it." Live with the end in mind and though you might slip at times you'll make it in the end.