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Hi I'm Douglas

I'm a professional men's clothier. I love cars. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a men's clothing buyer for a local store. I am a father of 3 and husband to a beautiful wife. In addition to clothing, I work on cars and love to drive them. I earned my degree in Japanese and love the people and culture. I lost my younger brother when he was only 17 to cancer and live to make him proud. He was and will always be my best friend. I started my schooling with the intention of becoming a doctor, but as my wife and I began having children, I realized that if I continued along that path I wouldn't be able to be as much a part of my children's lives as I wanted to. I made the difficult decision to lay down my own desires to make sure my wife had my full support and my children had their dad whenever they needed him. I still dream of becoming a physician, but that can always come later. Right now, I see my children and wife every day and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Why I am a Mormon

The things I have learned and the feelings I have felt within the church and the gospel of Christ allow me to be secure and strong in my knowledge that my Heavenly Father knows me and wants me to be happy in this life. Living the gospel isn't easy. It involves making decisions that may have costs within friends, family and maybe even careers. However, the benefits that can be gained are enormous and far outweigh any perceived detriments. Knowing and feeling the truth about why we are here and what will make us truly happy is so valuable to me, and that's why I make the decision daily to live the life I do.

How I live my faith

My wife and I love teaching Sunday School. We teach the 15 year old boys and girls and although it has it's challenges, it's so much fun as well. We wonder sometimes if it's our superb teaching skills that keep them coming or our commitment to bring treats every week. Either way, it works for us.

What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? What do Mormons believe about life after death?

The concept of life after death is something I think about a lot. After losing my brother when he was quite young, I have grounded myself in the idea that although I miss him every day, I will see him again. We will be able to talk and share stories and be close once again. Show more Show less