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Hi I'm Ron

I'm a husband, dad, & grandad. I've enjoyed 4 yrs in the Air Force, 23 in Corp. America & being a Realtor since 1999. I'm Mormon.

About Me

I'm a husband, dad, & grandad. I've enjoyed 4 yrs in the Air Force while being stationed in San Antonio, Texas; Warner Robins, Georgia; and Angeles City, Philippines. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix while working as a service manager for 23 years in corporate America. I became a Realtor in 1999 and formed my own real estate brokerage in 2009. My wife is the most amazing person I've ever known. We met ballroom dancing and were married five months later. Between the both of us we have three boys and two girls, as well as two grandchildren and two more grandchildren arriving in 2012. I've enjoyed the following activities over my lifetime: playing the drums, marching in drum corps, racquetball, hockey, lifting weights and exercising, snow skiing, water skiing, swimming, snorkeling, traveling with my wife, ballroom dancing, website design, traveling, playing with the grand kids, and generally not acting my age.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on August 22, 2006. Before my baptism I can honestly say I believed in God and in Jesus Christ. However, my experiences in another church, and through independent worship, left me with many questions and feeling like something was missing. I didn't feel like God knew me personally, and I certainly never felt the overwhelming power of His love and that of the Holy Spirit teaching and testifying to me. Things changed for me when I met a member of the church in April 2006. I quickly became aware that I had many misconceptions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (nicknamed Mormon Church) and found that I knew very little about it. This person cared enough about me to suggest I learn something about their beliefs before I made some mistaken judgments. I've always considered myself to have an open mind, and I certainly wanted to strengthen my connection to God, so I asked if I could attend church with her. I was not prepared for what happened. While attending my first Sunday service I began to immediately feel "like I was home." I quickly learned that Mormon beliefs are based upon faith in Jesus Christ and his atonement for mankind, and that the Old Testament and New Testaments are vital parts of the church's doctrine. Something began to stir within me that I had never before experienced. I realized God was trying to communicate with me through my heart and soul and assure me that He knew me, He loved me, and He wanted me in His church. I honestly became scared because I knew that at age 51 my life was about to change. I realized that what I was hearing, seeing, and feeling in this church was true. God was telling me that the words He spoke to prophets on the American continents were just as true as those He spoke to prophets in the European continents. That all the words He spoke, including those in the Book of Mormon were meant to blend together for the salvation of mankind.

How I live my faith

My wife and I strive for daily scripture study and prayer. We have participated in missionary events that bring the word and truth of God to people who know not where to find it. We try to be mindful of the needs of others and to be as charitable and helpful as possible. We try to live in a manner that will invite the Holy Spirit into our lives to teach, edify, and guide us. We keep our sights set on the goal of eternal salvation and do our best not to be distracted by worldly temptations and problems.