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Hi I'm David

I'm a chiropractor. My wife and I adopted our 2 beautiful children. And we are Mormon.

About Me

My parents joined the LDS Church when I was a baby. I was raised Mormon, and served a 2 year mission in Argentina, and became fluent in Spanish. I later went to school to be a chiropractor, and have been in practice for more than 10 years. I love to help others regain and/or maintain a healthier lifestyle. My family is the most important part of my life. My wife and I adopted our daughter and son. We enjoy going to the beach, playing outdoors, family movie night, and visiting our extended family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon by my convert parents. Their experience has had a profound impact on me and the man I've become. However, I, too, had to be converted, and over time, I have come to better understand God's plan and purpose for me, as well as for all of His children. The Church provides me with an ongoing spiritual education, as well as a standard of truth to follow. I know that God has always and continues to speak to man through holy men chosen as prophets and apostles. Knowledge that ongoing revelation is part of God's plan brings me great comfort. God's word, as shared through His holy scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon, provide a steadying influence for me spiritually in these tumultuous times. I love how the words of these modern inspired leaders, as well as those of ancient prophets, testify of the need, role and mission of our Savior Jesus Christ. I am grateful to be a member of His Church, led by those He has selected in these latter days.

How I live my faith

I am involved in the public affairs for the Church in our community. It is amazing to watch how God's hand is over His work. I am humbled to observe all the good things that our members do as they live and apply the Gospel of Jesus Christ in their lives. I try to follow the teachings of Christ, and pattern my life, decisions and actions after His. I also try to share my knowledge of the Savior and the great plan of happiness provided by our Heavenly Father with my family on a regular basis. I am trying to follow the two great commandments as taught by Jesus, which are to "love God with all my might, mind, heart and strength...and to love [my] neighbor as myself." I also seek to feel and follow the promptings of the Holy Ghost, and have found that when I do, God has a way of blessing my life. Sometimes the results are undeniable, while other times they are subtle, but the result is the same: God blesses and betters me when I listen to and obey His command.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

In his infinite wisdom, God placed us into units called families. From the time of Adam, the family has been the central unit of our societies. Regardless of our race, background or ethnicity, they will provide our greatest joys, and potentially our greatest sorrows. Raising a family has helped me better understand who God is, what He wants from me, and how I can better learn to be like Him. Striving to raise a righteous family is one of the most challenging but most rewarding things I have ever tried to accomplish. Alone, I will surely fail; with God's help, and with a lot of help from my wife, we will accomplish it. Show more Show less