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Hi I'm Dan

I love my family, gadgets, college football, water skiing, and BBQ'ing. I love Jesus Christ, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I work at a major telecommunications company as an analyst for their marketing group. Before this I've lived in several states spanning all 4 time zones. I went to two Universities; one was an LDS University, the other was a Catholic University. I earned my Master's in Business Administration and love to learn. I have 3 wonderful children and a beautiful wife. Nothing makes me happier than coming home to 3 kids waiting to rough-house.

Why I am a Mormon

While going to school I fell in love with economics, and since then I tend to view many of my decisions in economic terms. In economics, people's decisions are explained by defining people as individuals trying to maximize their own happiness. Although religion is not necessarily an influential part of the economy, it is undoubtedly a very influential part of our happiness. I receive the most satisfaction and enjoyment by living the principles and teaching of this church. There is absolutely nothing better for my happiness then spending my Sunday mornings in church, and living my life in accordance to the Lord's standards. I find guidance in an unguided world. Here I find healthy boundaries amongst a society of unbridled desires. I find a shelter where my kids can learn about Christ and His scriptures in a nonthreatening way. But, above all other things, I belong to this Church because I know it is true. I have prayed and asked our Father in Heaven about its validity and I have received an answer to my prayers. I also know that anyone, no matter how enjoyable their life, will find more happiness and fulfillment by affiliating themselves with the Church of Jesus Christ and by living his or her life by the Lord's standards.

How I live my faith

I live my faith one day at a time. I'm not perfect, just ask my kids. However, we have been given perfect instructions, and we are expected to pattern our desires and actions after them. I live my faith by honoring my responsibility as a father and husband. The best thing I can do for my children is to play an active role as a father, and give them a good role model to look up to. As a family we try to have family dinner every night, even if on occasion it's just take-out. We have family prayer before we leave in the morning and before we go to bed at night. We have clean language in our home, and clean music. We spend at least one night a week as a family discussing church doctrine and family issues. As a couple, my wife and I know we are not perfect, but we also know the Lord is blessing us in our efforts. It takes work to be a follower of Christ, and I am glad to be one.