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Hi I'm David

I'm a Mormon. Grew up that way. Have been very blessed! I know that Heavenly Father knows me and loves me!

About Me

I'm just an average husband and father. Like many I am trying to take care of my family as best I can. Some days I do better than others. I love my wife and my children and I am so grateful that the gospel of Jesus Christ is on the Earth at this time so that we can be together forever as a family. It is an anchor in my life. A standard that I can always count on in a world that can be so confusing. I enjoy the outdoors. I enjoy sports; playing them more that watching them. I enjoy playing video games with my family. Growing up I really enjoyed putting together plastic models and building with Legos. Maybe that's how I ended up as a web developer. I still enjoy building, only now it's with web stuff.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are members of the church and they taught me their faith and I tried to follow their example and that of my siblings. Throughout my youth living according to the teachings of the church always worked for me and I was happy doing what I believed to be right. I'm sure that when I was young I relied on the belief of my parents. However, now I feel for myself that this is the church of Jesus Christ. I really believe that what the world calls religion and makes it the same as having a job, going to school, or doing other activities as part of life, really encompasses life and is life.

How I live my faith

I believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ should direct my life and that others should be able to see my belief through my words and actions. I should do what I do because of the gospel. It should not be something I just do on Sunday. One of the most important things I feel I can do in this life is to help others be happy. There is so much that people can worry about and so many things that bring people down. I hope that I can help people smile and laugh so that they can forget about some of their worries and bear their burdens better. I try to smile and say hi to people as I pass them throughout the day. I am grateful to others who have done the same for me when I am down.

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

On the mornings that I read the scriptures I feel like I've started the day right and am better prepared to treat others well and make good choices throughout the day. Show more Show less