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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm a Mormon and have been since I was twelve. It has throughout that time been a great source of strength.

About Me

I am a husband to a wonderful wife, and a father to three beautiful, albeit at times frustrating, kids. I am a professional accountant during the day but my real interests lie in photography and music, though I'm not particularly good at either. There is nothing wrong with dreaming, right? I have been playing acoustic guitar since high school and never get tired of it. I can't say the same for my wife. I try to be fairly active with a variety of sports like basketball, tennis, squash, and cycling. I played competitive baseball for about fifteen years until i finally gave it up at the age of 25. I still miss the feeling of standing on the mound as each summer comes and goes.

Why I am a Mormon

My grandmother was the first member of our family to join the church. My father was baptised in the church but as an adult was not an active. As a result, as a young child, my exposure to the church was minimal. It wasn't until I was twelve that i began to actively seek out the teachings of the church. A couple of great missionaries taught me and my brother. The doctrines, even as a child with no preconceptions, just felt right. I have never looked back. My best friends in life are part of the church, not just because we are part of the same organization but because we share common core beliefs about God and his purposes for us. It is a comforting feeling to know why we are here, why we experience the things we do, both good and bad, what to expect when we leave this life, and to know that we share that same faith with so many others. Life is so much more meaningful when you have these reassurances and can freely share them with close friends.

How I live my faith

One day and one struggle at a time. Life isn't easy but I try my best to exhibit my faith by implementing into my life the things I know will make me a better person. The principles of integrity that are so fundamental to the teachings of this church are what make it unique. Are the people in it perfect? Not a chance, but we are trying our best together to conduct ourselves as the Savior would have us do. Yet we still fall short. But that is okay. We just get back on the horse and try a little harder to be better, to lift one another up when we are down.