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Hi I'm Randy

I grew up and currently live in Utah. I'm a college student, a full-time employee, and a husband and father. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full-time worker, full-time student majoring in atmospheric science at the U of U, and, most importantly, a full-time husband and father. I have a beautiful wife of almost 4 years, a two year old boy, and am expecting a daughter to be born fall 2015. My family means everything to me and all that I do is to help support them and maintain their happiness. I enjoy spending time with my family playing games, watching movies, and going camping or hiking.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that God loves me. I have known this since I was a teenager and felt alone in the world. I prayed for help and immediately felt an overwhelming sense of love and care from God. I know He loves me, that He knows what I'm going through in my life, and that He wants me to be happy. Just as I love my kids with all my heart and would do anything to make them happy, God loves us all that much or more. He wants us to feel of His love and to eventually return to live with Him again. To make this possible, He has throughout history called men to be prophets, chosen servants to speak His words and guide His people. Following that pattern, God has called a prophet to restore to the earth the same Church that Jesus Christ set up when He was on the earth. Joseph Smith was called to be a prophet and given the proper authority from God to restore His church and again speak His words to all His children. Since the time of Joseph Smith, we have had a prophet on the earth with that same authority to speak for God and guide His people. With the restoration of Christ's church, God chose to bring forth another volume of scripture. Just as the Bible is comprised of writings from prophets in the Israel/Egypt area, the Book of Mormon is a collection of writings from prophets that lived in the America's. The Book of Mormon supports the Bible and acts as another testament of Jesus Christ. It's purpose is to teach us more of Jesus Christ, His gospel, and how we can become better disciples of Jesus Christ. I know that God lives, that He loves me, and that He wants us all to return to live with Him again. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, chosen to die for our sins and become our Redeemer, our Saviour, and our Lord.

How I live my faith

My faith is the basis of my whole life. Every decision I make is made with God's plan for me and my family in mind. My ultimate goal is to live with my Heavenly Father and my family for all eternity and God has revealed how that is possible. When I keep God's plan for me in mind, I am able to look past the trials and difficulties that come up day-by-day and keep my eyes focused on the things that matter most. Having been baptized and given the gift of the Holy Ghost means that I am able to receive comfort when I am troubled and guidance when I need to make decisions. With a living prophet on the earth today, I know that God still cares about me individually as well as the world as a whole. He wants us all to be happy and will continue to lead His Church through ongoing revelation. The Lord speaks through His Prophet and gives us words of wisdom and guidance to build our faith and follow the Lord.