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Hi I'm David

I grew up in Utah. I am a medical school student. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently the father of a beautiful girl and the husband of a beautiful wife, both of whom I love dearly! I love spending time with them and look forward to the time when my girl can start playing board games with me and my wife, one of my favorite hobbies. I love to downhill ski in the Rocky Mountains, and read young adult literature. I am currently a medical school student, starting my first year and even though it's busy, have enjoyed continuing my education. I work on the side selling a product called ASEA so my wife can stay home with our girl while I attend school. I love to video chat each weekend with both my family and in-laws and enjoy watching them comment on my little girl's changes as she grows. I enjoy the area I live in and although the humidity can be overwhelming at times (being that I grew up in a very dry climate) I enjoy the spring/fall weather where everything seems to be perfect. In short life is wonderful!

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a teenager, I went to a camp that was talking about the Mormon religion. My counselor at this camp at the beginning of the week asked me if I knew the gospel was true. My response essentially was I think so, but I don't know. He asked me to ask my Heavenly Father if it was. I agreed and continued on through the week without thinking about this further. When Thursday came he came and asked me again and I had the same reply. At this second questioning, I decided I needed to know for myself if this was true. I later learned for myself that what I was learning was true as the Spirit of my Father in Heaven testified of the divinity of Christ and of the truthfulness of the things I was learning. I testify that Heavenly Father hears and answers prayers as I know He has answered mine. I have since had many opportunities to feel of His Spirit, and to reaffirm that feeling I had so many years ago. I cannot deny the testimony I have been given, and that is the reason I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith every day. I do my best to do what I believe my Savior would do. At times I may struggle, and others might view my values waver, but I try to amend any wrongs and do my best to uplift my community. When attending church I was recently asked to help watch the young children (around 18 months) while their parents attend Sunday School. I enjoy working with children, and am impressed with their ability to bring me closer to my Savior. As Christ has taught, we must become as little children, and who better to learn that from than those that fall into that category. I also visit a couple of families in their homes each month in hopes to bring them closer to Christ as well. Doing this outside of our church block meeting gives me an opportunity to meet some families in the area and find ways to be both a friend, and a shoulder to lean on when hard times come. I read my scriptures and pray to my Heavenly Father on a daily basis and weekly meet with my family and talk about Christ. I try to make Christ the center of my life and as I do so, I have noticed blessings beyond comprehension come into my life.