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Hi I'm David

Korean, born and raised in Los Angeles. Engineer by day, musician by night. I'm a convert. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a single dad to two amazing daughters. I try to be the best role model I can be to them. I'm passionate about music, family and friendships. I love meeting new people and I love learning about other peoples lives. Besides music, my next biggest hobby is learning languages. I'm also a total foodie and, because I'm Korean, I am not shy about trying new foods. For those of you who don't know Korean culture, let's just say that the only thing with 4 legs we do not eat is the table. I find that between language and food, there is no better way to immerse yourself into someone's culture. I hope that I will be able to meet others from all backgrounds, either like minded or vastly different. It doesn't matter to me!

Why I am a Mormon

The reasons why I am Mormon are probably a little different than others that have been born into a Mormon family. I didn't convert until I was in my 20's, so I've had plenty of time not being Mormon. I find this very valuable as it has given me a perspective of what my life is like inside and outside the church, a perspective many Mormons have not had. I've always believed in God and even though my heart and mind were open, I often question and feel comfortable questioning whether the Mormon church is the true church. I usually do not simply take the church's word for it. Instead, I usually turn to my Heavenly Father. Time and time again, Heavenly Father has answered my earnest questions, confirming in me, in my heart, that the things that I have read or have been taught with the Mormon church were indeed true. I still have tons of questions, but I also still have tons to learn. I cannot say that I no longer have doubts, however, I can say that living life according to the gospel that is taught at church has brought me so many blessings, comfort and joy, that it's getting ever more difficult to deny the truthfulness of this beautiful gospel.

How I live my faith

I go to church pretty much every other Sunday. I don't go every Sunday due to personal obligations that make it difficult, however, I look forward to the Sundays I can attend, to congregate with other members and visitors, partake of the sacrament and reconfirm the reasons why I chose to be Mormon in the first place. It is a wonderful way to start the week. I jump at the chance at any opportunity to serve such as preparing a talk, organizing events and volunteering any of my free time and talents towards helping the church. I'm the last person to say that my testimony is so strong that I no longer fail to fully live the gospel. On the other hand, since I embrace the gospel, it is hardly a burden to spend my free time at church or doing church related activities, especially if they help others either within the ward or out in the community. I relish these opportunities as I find it almost impossible, even totally undesirable to succumb to worldly temptations when surrounded by other people striving to live the gospel. In that environment, I'm much more happy trying to be an example!