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Hi I'm Steve Murphy

I'm a husband, a father of three, a grandfather of nine. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my wife for almost 30 years. Through that time we have grown together and experienced a wonderful life together. We have three daughters and we have nine grandchildren. We love to spend our free time traveling and exploring new things. We were fortunate to get to spend two years of our time living in Europe and seeing many old cities and castles.  We have driven all over the US and enjoy visting family and visiting Church sites (We have attended over 60 different Temples).

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the Church has taught me the simpleness, but eternal nature of the Gospel. It teaches where we came from, why we are here, and where we are going. We are literal children of our Heavenly Father, we lived with him before we came to this earth, we chose the path we would have to take during this life, we knew we needed to gain experience and knowlwedge and to do that we had to follow his plan. During the earthly experience we are to learn and grow from the situations and opportunities that we encounter, and we are to learn how to serve God, by serving our fellow men. Most of all we need to learn how to submit to his will for us, and not be driven by our own will. I know that there is a place for myself and my family with our Heveanly Father after we leave this mortal existance, and that we can live forever as a family.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in simple ways. I pray everyday to my Heavenly Father, asking him to lead and guide me through my daily life. I try to follow the example of Jesus Christ by being kind, helpful and non judgemental towards everyone that I meet. I believe that Jesus Christ atoned for my sins and the sins of everybody in this world, because of this great miracle, I try to follow his example of loving everyone, I also realize that I owe a debt of gratitude to him that can never fully be repaid, the only way I can try to repay him is to be a better disciple; follow his teachings, love my fellow men and be an influence for good. I volunteer in my ward by serving wherever I am asked to serve, by doing whatever I can to make things better for someone each day.