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Hi I'm Adam

My life is very busy, but very full. I have a beautiful wife, incredible kids, and many great friends. I'm happy to be a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a family of 9, and now have my own family of 6. They are the center of my life. I work in health care and have weeks where I put in many long hours, but when I'm home I love throwing the football with my boys, being a vocal fan at their soccer games, or watching my daughter develop her dancing/tumbling skills. I love sports, which provides a common bond with my brothers, sons, and several friends. My wife's example inspires me to try to keep in shape. I love to jog. I can no longer keep up with my oldest son, which has been personally depressing but also fun to see him develop! My wife and I cycle together at the gym, since I can't keep up with any of her other workout routines. I love racquetball and still play when I can find a willing partner. I have many great friends who enrich my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in God, that He is a real being, that I am His child and as such He loves me with a paternal love, much like what I have for my own children. I believe in the power of prayer, that God hears me and answers me. I have felt His influence in my life many times. This is intimately personal and difficult to put into words, but something I cannot deny. I make my fair share of mistakes in life and have plenty I need to improve upon, but I have learned that as I reach out to God with humility, sincerity, and honesty in my heart, He guides me and leads me to principles of truth. I have found such principles of truth within the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which bring me a great deal of perspective, peace, and hope.

How I live my faith

Our faith is a big part of who we are as a family. I pray personally and spend some time studying the scriptures daily. We pray as a family. We have "family night" once a week. My wife and I strive to teach our children the principles that Christ taught during His ministry, and encourage them to be good to those around them and to look for opportunities to help out others. I spend quite a bit of time at Church on most Sundays. We always have plenty of opportunities to assist with the needs of people in our local church congregation and in the community. We have also been the beneficiaries of such help when we have gone through hard times, such as when my wife was very ill during her last pregnancy while I was often away fulfilling work obligations, and we had 3 other small children at home that needed to be cared for.