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Hi I'm David Johnson

I've been a florist for 40 years. My wife and I served a mission in the Dominican Republic from 2009 to 2011 and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raise as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have eleven brothers and sisters. My parents, brothers and sisters all lived and worked on our family flower farm as well as working in the family flower shop. We had cows, chickens and horses. Everyone in the family worked hard in the flower shop, tending the livestock and worked the farm. At age nineteen I served two years as a missionary in Mexico. As a missionary my love of the Lord grew as I was blessed with the opportunity to serve others. Four of my brothers and one sister also served missions for the church. After my mission I married my high school sweetheart, Pam. We have six sons and fifteen grandchildren with two more on the way. We have been happily married for over 40 years. I am a third generation florist. My grandparents opened the family flower shop in Arizona in 1927. Two of my sons took over management of the flower shop making it possible for my wife and I to serve for 18 months in the Dominican Republic as missionaries. We returned last year. The Lord has richly blessed the family business which made our mission possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I grew up my parents taught me good moral lessons. I loved my parents and the love they showed at home testified to me what they taught me was true. Every morning at breakfast and every evening at dinner we all sat at the dinner table and eat our meals as a family. Every morning and every evening we knelt together in family prayer. We attended church services every Sunday as a family. I honor my parents by following their teachings, example and council. They taught me to love the Lord and to seek after Him. As I grew to be a young man I studied the scriptures, I fasted and prayed. I came to know with certainty that what my parents had taught me was true; that the Gospel of Jesus Christ was true. The Holy Ghost has confirmed this to me. The Holy Spirit has whispered to me many times that Jesus Christ is the son of God, the Savior of the world and that I am a member of His true and living church, even the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today I know without a doubt that Jesus Christ is my personal Savior.

How I live my faith

I believe the most important things in life are family, God and Country; in that order. I think I demonstrate my love of the Lord by teaching my family the principle of faith and obedience to God's commandments like my parent taught me. I have been richly blessed throughout my life so I have given back to my community and my country by volunteering my time and talents toward good causes. I've coached youth little league, soccer and basketball. I was a Scoutmaster for 12 years. I have sat on many community and civic boards and committees. I love volunteering to help the needy. Over the years I've worked countless hours in clothing drives, food drives and on welfare farms. I believe volunteering and helping others is a good way to show my devotion to God.