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Hi I'm Nathan

I'm a husband. I'm a Family Medicine physician. I'm moderately handsome. Also, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California, but grew up in rural Idaho. Studied Exercise Science and Spanish in college, then went on to graduate medical school in 2010. Took me 30 years to find the perfect girl, but I finally did, and her name is Sunny. We got married and now she's helping me get through a rigorous Family Medicine residency program. I can't seem to play enough Ultimate Frisbee. Also, I run, ski, snowshoe, fly fish. I'm fairly obsessed with speakers, and love good music. My dad and I have for several years been dreaming of owning a Shelby Cobra.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, I'm far from perfect, which perhaps is why I treasure my Church membership so much. I choose to be a Mormon because it always encourages me to be more Christlike. Still, no matter how much I learn and grow, there's always something else on the horizon to humble me and stretch me. Life has often been hard and trying, but the Gospel has been the one great constant in my life. My parents raised me in the Church from infancy, but I'm glad I had the courage to ask my Heavenly Father if I had been taught true principles and doctrines. In a manner personal to me, He answered my prayer, and here I am.

How I live my faith

Currently, I'm the President of the men's organization in my ward. I try to make sure the men are well instructed on Sundays, and encourage them to be great husbands and fathers. I also organize the Home Teaching program in my ward, which assigns men to companionships and gives them families to visit, watch over, and befriend. It's busy, and I constantly wonder if I'm doing a good job, but I'm grateful to have a part to play. Also, I'm pretty sure most of my friends know me as that "Mormon" guy. What a compliment! Because I'm far from perfect, I try to live so that my actions won't give others wrong impressions about the Church.