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Hi I'm David

I have ten children, I am a retired judge of a state trial court, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up on a 10 acre citrus farm. I helped with the daily chores of caring for the farm and the animals, including daily milkings of our cow. During the first few years, our house did not have any running water nor any inside bathroom nor bedrooms. We hauled our drinking water from town, and used irrigation water for bathing in a galvanized tub and for washing clothes. All the family slept on a screened porch year-round. I never thought of our family as being "poor".. I am an eagle scout. I play the piano and enjoy ballroom dancing. The only person I have ever kissed romantically is the person I married. We have been married for 57 years so far. We have 5 sons and 5 daughters. I have a bachelors degree in accounting and am a CPA. I have a juris doctor degree and practiced law for 20 years prior to serving as a trial court judge for 20 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe all of the doctrines and teachings of the Church, including the fact that God is the father of our spirit, Jesus Christ is our Savior, and His gospel is the plan of happiness.. It teaches us where we came from, why we are here on earth, and where we can go from here. I have read the Book of Mormon many times, It contains a record of the Savior's appearance and ministry on the American continent shortly after his resurrection. It contains the writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continents both before and after the birth of Jesus Christ. Along with the Bible, the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ as the Savior and Redeemer of the world.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to obey all the commandments of God, and by teaching my children to do the same. I help those who are in need of food, clothing , shelter, or other necessaries of life.